St Boswells Show & Sale of Aberdeen Angus & Native bred Cattle

4th October 2018

Harrison and Hetherington held their Annual Show and Sale of Native Bred cattle with 1009 gracing the ring.  Topping the days trading was a pen of fantastic 8 Aberdeen Angus bullocks at £1600 from Messrs Ross, Wester Middleton.  Mr McFadzean, Woodhead of Mailer had the eagle eye of judging both the singles and pens of 8 or more.  Singles was won by Messrs Ross, Wester Middleton taking Champion with a fantastic bullock and Reserve went to Messrs Rodger, Stobswood with a fabulous Aberdeen Angus.x Heifer.

Champion shown by Messrs Ross, Wester Middleton

Show Results:-

Aberdeen Angus cross Bullock (Haltered)
1st        Wester Middleton

Aberdeen Angus cross Bullock (Un haltered)
1st        Wester Middleton
2nd       Currie Inn

Aberdeen Angus cross Heifer (Un Haltered)
1st        Stobswood
2nd       Wester Middleton
3rd        South Riccalton

Best Shorthorn cross Bullock
1st        Bow
2nd       Bow

1st Prize Shorthorn Cross Bullock from Messrs Stirling, Bow
Messrs Stirling, Bow with Morrisons representative who supported the Shorthorn class

Best pen of 8 went to Messrs Dobie, Easter Middleton with Aberdeen Angus.x Bullocks at 455kgs at £1065 (2.34p p/pkg)

Bullocks per head: Aberdeen Angus: £1600, £1320 Wester Middleton, £1290 Meigle, £1280 Currie Inn, £1230 Newton, Hwk, £1220 Wedderlie, £1210 Newton,Hwk, £1190 Hownam Grange, Earlside, £1180 Stagehall, Hereford: £1150 Ecclaw, Limousin: £1095 Cortleferry, £1020 Whitlaw, Luing: £1000, £985, £975 Upper Chatto, Beef Shorthorn: £1350, £1255, £1235 Bow, £1195 Wester Middleton, £1180, £1165 Bow, Simmental: £1100, £1090, £1050, £1000 Upper Chatto, Charolais: £1175 Wester Middleton

Bullocks per kilo: Aberdeen Angus: 259.5p, 256.3p Wester Middleton, 251.9p South Riccalton, 246.2p (2) Wester Middleton, 245.7p Fairnilee, 244.9p Wester Middleton, 244.4p Fairnilee, 243.3p Cortleferry, 243p Stobshiel Mains, Hereford: 223.5p Fairnilee, Limousin: 243.3p Cortleferry, Luing: 195p, 193.1p, 192.3p Upper Chatto, Beef Shorthorn: 247.6p Bow, 206p Wester Middleton, 204.5p, 202.6p Bow, 202.2p Coltcrooks, 202.1p Stagehall, Simmental: 216.3p Birkenside, 202p Upper Chatto, Charolais: 237.4p Wester Middleton

Bullocks averaged 214.2p per kilo

Heifers per head: Aberdeen Angus: £1410 Stobswood, £1280 Upper Blainslie, £1180 Harwood on Teviot, £1130 Ecclaw, South Riccalton, £1120 Kelsocleugh, Hereford: £950 Kittyfield, Limousin: £910 Whitlaw, Lincoln Red: £950 Ecclaw, Beef Shorthorn: £1030 Stagehall

Heifers per kilo: Aberdeen Angus: 230.2p, 229.8p Wester Middleton, 227.4p, 217.2p Stobswood, 214.5p Harwood on Teviot, 209.3p South Riccalton, 209.2p Pogbie, Limousin: 205.5p Whitlaw, Beef Shorthorn: 198.1p Stagehall, 191p Coltcrooks,

Heifers averaged 193.8p per kilo