St Boswells Sale of Store Cattle & Store Sheep

22nd February 2018

Harrison and Hetherington held their second fortnightly sale of Store Cattle with a fabulous show of cattle forward.  Topping the days sale was Messrs Phaup, Hoprigshiels with a pen of fabulous Charolais.x Heifers at £1240.  Topping the pence per kilo was Huntington at 267p per kilo for a pen of outstanding Limousin.x Bullocks.  All cattle sold to extreme rates, many could have been sold to vendors advantage.

Bullocks per head: Aberdeen Angus: £1100 Whitelaw, £1055 Easter Middleton, £1020 Whitelaw, Currie Inn, £1010 Easter Middleton, Limousin: £1200, £1100 Eildon, £1080 Overhall, £990 Wester Dawyck, £985 Overhall, Eildon (2), Simmental: £915 South Common, £900 Angelrow, Blonde: £890 Orchard, Charolais: £1130, £1120 North Synton, £900 Adderstonshiels

Bullocks per kilo: Aberdeen Angus: 260p, 255.6p, 252.5p, 248.2p Easter Middleton, 235.8p Mountbenger, 234.2p, 231.6p Whitelaw, Limousin: 267.6p Huntington, 262.9p Lammerview, 258.7p Huntington, 252.6p Lammerview, 246.3p Overhall, 245.5p, 244.8p Huntington, Simmental: 250.7p South Common, 243.1p Gledswood, Blonde: 219.8p Orchard, Charolais: 243.1p Gledswood, 230.6p, 222.9p Adderstonshiels.
Bullocks averaged 238.64p per kilo

Heifers per head: Aberdeen Angus: £1175, £990 Birkenside, £890 Whitelaw, Limousin: £1200 Birkenside, £1080 Outerston, £960 Huntington, £940 Greenknowe, Wester Dawyck, Eildon, Simmental: £1070 Birkenside, £885 South Common, £850, £840 Angelrow, £835 South Common, Blonde: £1075, £990 Outerston, £940 Orchard, Charolais: £1240, £1185 Hoprigshiels, £945 South Common.

Heifers per kilo: Aberdeen Angus: 217.6p Birkenside, 215.8p Earlston Mains, 215.2p Birkenside, Limousin: 250.7p Lammerview, 244.4p Greenknowe, 234.1p Huntington, 229.3p Greenknowe, Simmental: 245.6p South Common, 236.2p Gledswood, 233p, 226.7p, 223.7p Angelrow, Blonde: 244.2p, 232.4p Orchard, Charolais: 236.2p Gledswood, 219.4p Adderstonshiels.
Heifers averaged 220.22p per kilo

Store Hoggs –  A strong trade was seen for a small show of Store Hoggs.
Suffolk: £77, £69 Broom, £66 Greenhead, S, Texel: £75 Broom, Greenhead, S, £65 Currie Inn, Greyfaced: £57 Lyne, Blackface: £57 Lyne.

Crop – First sale of straw sold to a large crowd of buyers.  Good straw sold to £102 per tonne.