St Boswells Sale of Store Cattle & Sheep

24th January 2019

Harrison and Hetherington held their fortnightly sale of Store Cattle with mainly forward stores present.  All cattle keenly bid for.  Topping the days trading was a pen of stonking Aberdeen Angus.x Blks from Messrs Phaup, Hoprigshiels raising £1275.  Top pence per kilo went to Messrs Hepburn, Northhouse with Charolais.x heifers at 230.5p/pkg

Bullocks per head: Aberdeen Angus: £1275, £1090 Hoprigshiels, Limousin: £1120 Trows, £1025 Tandlaw, £1020 Monklaw, Luing: £900 Tandlaw, Simmental: £1190 Hoprigshiels, £1150 Tandlaw, British Blue: £1095 Tandlaw, Charolais: £1215 Hoprigshiels

Bullocks per kilo: Aberdeen Angus: 208.1p Tandlaw, Limousin: 216.7p Tandlaw, Simmental: 200p Hoprigshiels, British Blue: 206p Tandlaw

Bullocks averaged 197.16p per kilo

Heifers per head: Aberdeen Angus: £1110, £1090 Yester Mains, Shorthorn: £1005, £990 Yester Mains, Limousin: £1050, £1035, £1020, £1010 Yester Mains, Luing: £1130 Yester Mains, Saler: £890 Yester Mains,  Charolais: £950 Yester Mains

Heifers per kilo: Aberdeen Angus: 200p Yester Mains, Shorthorn: 184.4p Yester Mains, Limousin: 203.9p, 202.9p, 200p Yester Mains, B.Shorthorn: 230.5p Northhouse, Charolais: 230.5p, 219p Northhouse

Heifers averaged 200.98p per kilo

Store Hoggs – in high demand with all types sought after.  More could have been sold to advantage.  Overall average £67.13

Texel: £79.50, £76.50 North Synton, £72 Mid Edrom, £69.50 Upper Chatto, £66.50 Woolaw, £66 North Synton, Suffolk: £76.50 Belmont, £72 Currie Inn, £70 Mid Edrom, £69.50 Belmont, £67.50 Mid Edrom, Greyfaced: £68.50 Upper Chatto, Cheviot.x: £66.50, £59.50 Upper Chatto