St Boswells Sale of Store Cattle, Store Sheep & Annual Sale of Pedigree & Pure Bred Sheep

16th August 2018

Harrison and Hetherington held their fortnightly sale of Store Cattle with the trade exceeding vendors expectations.  The day’s trading was topped by Whitfield Farms with a pen of tremendous Aberdeen Angus.x bullocks raising £1240.

Top price per kilo went to Messrs Anderson, Parkhill with a pen of Limousin.x bullocks at 232p p/kg

Bullocks per head: Aberdeen Angus –  £1240, £1230, £1200 Whitfield, Limousin – £835 Parkhill, £780 Timpendean, Luing – £870 Satchells, Simmental – £940, £920 Satchells, Charolais – £1140 Townhead

Bullocks per kilo: Aberdeen Angus- 224.2p, 223.6p, 220.2p, 217.5p Whitfield, Limousin – 231.9p, 225.8p Parkhill, Luing – 193.3p Satchells, Simmental – 209p, 206.3p, 205.5p Townhead, Charolais – 217.1p Townhead

Bullocks averaged 209.34p per kilo

Heifers per head: Aberdeen Angus – £1180, £1175, £1135, £1090 Whitfield, Limousin – £965, £960, £920 Broomiebanks, £910 Timpendean

Heifers per kilo: Aberdeen Angus – 222.5p, 215.8p, 214p, 213.6p, 208.8p Whitfield,  Limousin – 217.1p Parkhill, 211p Broomiebank, 208.8p Parkhill, 204.6p Timpendean

Heifers averaged 200.79p per kilo

At the Annual Sale of Pedigree and Pure Bred Females, Harrison and Hetherington had a fantastic entry of females forward and was met by a full ringside of buyers.

Huntshaw House Dispersal: Texel– Ram Lamb £320, 2shear Ram £280, Gimmer £200, Ewe Lambs – £200, £180
Texel Gimmers – £500, £400, £350 Robex Flock, £400, £380, £320 New Blainslie, £320, £300 Riddell Cottage
Texel Ewes – £350, £320, £300 Wantonwalls
Texel Ewe Lambs – £180 Cragside
Beltex Gimmers – £380, £300 Faughhill, £250 Wrangham
Suffolk Gimmers – £350, £300 Wrangham
Blue Texel Gimmers – £260 Upper Ashtrees

Store Lambs
Small show for first sale of the season with a buoyant trade for long keep lambs.

Texel – £65 Woolaw, £63 (x2) Edgerston Trading, £58 Townhead Suffolk.x – £64 Ruletownhead, £63 Edgerston Trading Lleyn – £55 Menslaws