St Boswells Sale of Store Cattle & Sheep

7th February 2019

Harrison and Hetherington held their fortnightly sale of Store Cattle.  Cattle keenly bid for throughout with all vendors going home delighted with the days trading.

Topping the days trading was £1200 for a pen of Aberdeen Angus.x Bullocks from Nisbet Mill. Top pence per kilo went to Messrs Grieve, The Lee with a pen of fabulous Limousin.x Heifers at 257.1p/pkg.  More cattle could have been sold.

Bullocks per head: Aberdeen Angus: £1200, £1160, £1095, £1060 Nisbet Mill, Shorthorn: £760 Brockhouse, Limousin: £1130 Huntington, £1070 Burnhead, £1040 Huntington, £1030, £1000, £990, £980 The Lee, Simmental: £1020, £975 Nisbet Mill, £915 Greenhead, S, £900 Coxydene, Saler: £990 Nisbet Mill, British Blue: £1095, £1070, £1010 Burnhead

Bullocks per kilo: Aberdeen Angus: 245.5p Brockhouse, 243p Nisbet Mill, 238.8p Brockhouse, 234.3p, 233p (3) Nisbet Mill, Shorthorn: 200p Brockhouse, Limousin: 248.6p, 225.3p, 224.7 The Lee, 218.8p Huntington, 217.6p, 213.3p The Lee, 212.2p Huntington, 212p The Lee, Simmental: 217.9p Townhead, 214.7p, 214.3p Nisbet Mill, 204.5p Coxydene, Saler: 202.2p, 202p Nisbet Mill, British Blue: 214.9p, 206.5p Burnhead

Bullocks averaged 209.9p per kilo

Heifers per head: Aberdeen Angus: £1080, £970, £905 Nisbet Mill, Limousin: £990 The Lee, £940 Greenhead, S, The Lee, £910 Huntington, Simmental: £1060, £880, £870 Nisbet Mill, Saler: £820 Nisbet Mill, British Blue: £910 Burnhead

Heifers per kilo: Aberdeen Angus: 205.7p, 204.2p Nisbet Mill, Limousin: 257.1p, 235p The Lee, 226p Wantonwalls, Simmental: 203.2p Nisbet Mill, British Blue: 200p (2) Burnhead,

Heifers averaged 203.4p per kilo

Store Hoggs –  Mixed show of Store Hoggs sold to high rates.

Texel: £79.50 Hawthornside, £78.50 Woodhead, Greenlaw, £77 Threeburnford, £76.50 Hawthornside, £75.50 Woodhead, G (2), £73.50 Hawthornside, £73 Woodhead, G, £72.50 Howahill, Greyfaced: £71.50 Meigle, £58 Threeburnford, Suffolk: £69 Meigle, £68 Woodhead, G, £64 Howahill, Romney: £57.50, £54 Mount Ulston, Blackface:  £53 Threeburnford

Inlamb Texel Ewes (1 crop): £110 Castlemains