St Boswells Suckled Calf Sale

24th October 2019

Harrison and Hetherington held their Annual Show and Sale of Suckled Calves with 589 forward to greet a full ringside of buyers covering the length and breadth of the country. Judging an exceptional show of calves was Alistair and Andrew Fleming from Crookhouse, Kelso. Champion Calf was awarded to Messrs Richardson of Upper Samieston for an outstanding Lim.x Bullock Calf which made £1050, weighing 305kg. (344.3 ppkg). Reserve Champion was given to the Lim.x Heifer from Messrs Rennie of Sydenham. A brilliant Heifer raising £980 for 375kg.

Champion from Messrs Richardson, Upper Samieston
Salver Presentation by Judge Andrew Fleming to David and Ian Richardson

Out with the show topping the days trading was a marvellous Angus.x bullock from Messrs Hamilton of Earlside at £1080. Topping the Heifer pence per kilo was a pen of fantastic Charolais.x from the annual consignment from Messrs Morton of Kaeside at 262.7ppkg

Bullocks per head:

Up to 6 months: £855, £835 South Riccalton, £815 Upper Samieston, South Riccalton, £800 Kaeside, South Riccalton, Upper Samieston 7 – 10 months: £1050 Upper Samieston, £865 North Synton, £855 South Riccalton, £845 Chapelhill, £835 South Riccalton, £820 North Synton, Headshaw, L, 11-14 months: £1080, £1030, £1020, £1010 Earlside, £975 Upper Samieston, £950, £945 Pogbie, £900 Bluecairn, £890 Earlside, £845 Upper Samieston, 15-18 months: £1020, £990 Pogbie,  19-30 months: £1020 Pogbie

Bullocks per kilo:

Up to 6 months: 280p Kaeside, Scart, 272.7p, 271.2p, 266.1p Upper Samieston, 263.6p Scart, 262.3p Kaeside, 260p Upper Samieston, 258.9p Scart, 258.7p Upper Samieston (7 – 10 months: 344.3p, 272.7p, 271.2p, 266.1p, 260p, 258.7p Upper Samieston, 252.7p Pirnie, 250p Ecclaw. 11-14 months: 219.5p Upper Samieston, 212.8p Todshawhaugh, 212.3p Upper Samieston, 211.7p Todshawhaugh, 211.1p Pogbie, 15-18 months: 204p, 202p Pogbie, 19-30 months: 204p Pogbie,

Up to 6 months bullocks averaged 244.08p
7 – 10 month bullocks averaged 231.73p
11 – 14 month bullocks averaged 206.07p
15 – 18 month bullocks averaged 197.42p
19 – 30 month bullocks averaged 204.00p

Overall Average 229.33p

Heifers per head:

Up to 6 months: £765, £760 South Riccalton, £740 Kaeside, £730 South Riccalton, £715 Pirnie, £710 Kaeside, 7 – 10 months: £980 Sydenham, £900 South Riccalton, £805 Headshaw, L, £765, £760 South Riccalton, £755 Chapelhill, £740 Kaeside. 11-14 months: £920 Earlside, £910 North Synton, £865 Pogbie, £860 Earlside, £805, £790 Headshaw, L, £760 Pogbie, 15-18 months: £950 Pogbie, £930 North Synton. 19-30 months £990 Pogbie

Heifers per kilo:

Up to 6 months: 262.7p, 258.2p Kaeside, 243.3p South Riccalton, 242.6p Kaeside, 240p Kirklands, A, 238.6p South Riccalton,  7 – 10 months: 261.3p Sydenham, 243.3p South Riccalton, 242.6p Kaeside, 240p South Riccalton, Kirklands, A, 238.6p South Riccalton, 230.6p Pirnie, 230.3p South Riccalton. 11-14 months: 214.1p, 206.8p North Synton, 202.9p Wellbank House, 193.7p Earlside, 15-18 months: 184.2p North Synton, 181p Pogbie. 19-30 months: 206.3p Pogbie

Up to 6 months heifers averaged 236.14p
7 – 10 month heifers averaged 210.3p
11 – 14 month heifers averaged 194.63p
15 – 18 month heifers averaged 173.7p
19 – 30 month heifers averaged 206.3p

Overall Average 211.21p

Bulls per head:

£760, £710 Northhouse

Bulls per kilo:

215.3p, 215.2p Northhouse