St Boswells Store Cattle & Store Sheep

6th February 2020

Harrison and Hetherington held their fortnightly Sale of Store Cattle with trade very buoyant throughout with a great show forward.  Topping the days trading was a fabulous Limousin.x Bullock from Messrs Osborne, Outerston at £1245

Top pence per kilo went to the annual consignment, Messrs Grieve, The Lee at 265p per kilo for a fantastic pen of Limousin.x Heifers which scaled 370kgs at £980

Bullocks per head – Aberdeen Angus: £1245 Outerston, £1155, £1140, £1080 Nisbet Mill, Limousin: £1205 The Lee, £1175 Outerston, £1120 Craiglea, £1100 (2), £1090 The Lee, £1045 Lammerview, Simmental: £1055 Nisbet Mill, £995, £920 Greenhead, S, Blonde: £1160 Outerston, Saler: £940 Nisbet Mill, British Blue: £1130, £1030 Burnhead, P, Charolais: £920 Greenknowe

Bullocks per kilo – Aberdeen Angus: 237.4p Nisbet Mill, 231.3p Greenknowe, 231p Earlston Mains, 225.7p, 220p Nisbet Mill, Limousin: 253.3p Craighouse, 250p Upper Samieston, 241.8p The Lee, 234.7p Greenhead, S, 228.9p Craighouse, 224.7p Lammerview, The Lee, Simmental: 225.7p (2) Coxydene, 221.7p Greenhead, S, 220.8p Nisbet Mill, British Blue: 237.9p, 234.1p Burnhead, P, Charolais: 221.7p, 216.1p Greenknowe

Bullocks averaged 224.2p per kilo

Heifers per head – Aberdeen Angus: £1030 Kirktonhill, £970, £930 Nisbet Mill, Limousin: £1070 South Falaknowe, The Lee, £1060 Craiglea, £1035 Lammerview, Beef Shorthorn: £830 Kirktonhill, Simmental: £860 Greenhead, S, Saler: £910 Nisbet Mill, British Blue: £1085 Burnhead, P, £965 Lammerview, £960, £940 Burnhead, P, Charolais: £1035 Lammerview

Heifers per kilo – Aberdeen Angus: 214.6p Kirktonhill, 212.9p Earlston Mains, 211.9p, 211.4p Nisbet Mill, Limousin: 264.9p The Lee, 238.6p Greenknowe, 237.8p The Lee, 232.6p South Falaknowe, Simmental: 207.2p Greenhead, S, Saler: 202.7p Nisbet Mill, British Blue: 264.1p, 243p, 223.7p Burnhead, P, Charolais: 222.6p Lammerview

Heifers averaged 212.6p per kilo

STORE HOGGS

All types in high demand.  Returns above vendors expectations.

Texel: £94, £93 Lower Ashtrees, £87.50 Broom, £85, £84 Newhouses, £80 (2) Briarbank, Suffolk: £88 Smiddy Hill, £86 Sanson Seal, £82 Broom, £81.50, £76.50 Newhouses, Cheviot Mule: £79.50 Smiddy Hill, Ryeland: £66 Lower Ashtrees, Cross: £65 Sanson Seal, North Country Cheviot: £60 Leaderfoot