Harrison and Hetherington held their fortnightly sale of Store Cattle and Suckled Calves at St Boswells. A good entry forward with all types in demand. Topping the days trading was Messrs Pass, Midburn with a Shorthorn.x Bullock raising £1070. Topping the pence per kilo was a smashing Limousin.x Heifer from Coxydene at 2.30p per kilo.
Bullocks per head – Aberdeen Angus: £1055 Crookston, £860 Greenriggs, £820 Eilean, Shorthorn.x: £1070, £990 Midburn, Limousin: £975, £960, £955 Coxydene, Charolais: £940, £930 Crookston
Bullocks per kilo- Aberdeen Angus: 208.5p Eilean, 204.5p Earlston Mains, 204.3p Eilean, Shorthorn.x: 170.7p Midburn, Limousin: 227.3p, 226.9p Marchcleugh, 226.7p Coxydene, 225p Marchcleugh, 223.3p Coxydene, 222.2p Marchcleugh, 222.1p Coxydene, Simmental: 222.2p Marchcleugh
Bullocks averaged 208.15p per kilo
Heifers per head- Aberdeen Angus: £970, £910 Birneyknowe, Shorthorn.x: £980 Midburn, Limousin: £895, £880, £860 (2), £830 Coxydene, Simmental: £895, £830 Coxydene,
Heifers per kilo- Aberdeen Angus: 204.3p Eilean, Shorthorn.x: 170.4p Midburn, Limousin: 230.6p, 215p Coxydene, Simmental: 230.6p Coxydene
Heifers averaged 201.77p per kilo
Smaller show of long keep lambs forward with returns well above expectations.
Texel: £70.50, £56 Hyndhope, E, Suffolk: £69.50 Craigend, North Country Cheviot: £65 Leaderfoot, £64 Whitefield, E, £63 Middlesknowes, Blackface: £47, £44 Hundleshope, Greyfaced: £45 Hundelshope