St Boswells Suckled Calves

10th October 2019

Harrison and Hetherington held their Annual Show and Sale of Charolais and Continental Cross Cattle which were well bid for throughout. Vendors went home delighted with the days trading despite the down turn in the beef trade.  Taking command of the judging was Mr Ian Wainwright, Todd Hall doing an excellent job with awarding his champion to Messrs Dun, Brothershiels with a fabulous Charolais.x Heifer raising £1200 to the judge.

Champion Heifer from Messrs Dun, Brothershiels

Reserve Champion went to another Heifer from Messrs Richardson, Upper Samieston with a Limousin.x being knocked down at £1120.  This animal also took top pence per kilo on the day at 260.5p per kg .

Reserve Champion Heifer from Messrs Richardson, Upper Samieston

Topping the Bullock section was a pen of excellent Limousin.x Bullocks at £1130 from Gala Farms, Hollybush. Pence per kilo was topped by an annual consignment from Messrs Anderson, Headshaw, L with a pen of Charolais.x Bullocks at 229p per kg.  Winning both classes of pens of 4 Charolais.x cattle was Messrs Pate, Stobshiel Mains with Bullocks raising £1115 and Heifers £1020

Bullocks per head: Aberdeen Angus: £1040 Calaburn, £1000 Northfield, St Abbs, Hereford: £840 Gledswood, Limousin: £1130 Hollybush, £1100 Huntington, £1060 Stoneypath, £1055 Crookston, £1050 South Riccalton, £1040 The Lee, £1035 Greenhead, S, Overhall, £1030 Todshawhaugh, £1025 North Synton, Simmental: £1105 Buckholm, £1085 Synton Mill, £1060 Newton, Hwk,  Hollybush, £1055 Buckholm, £1050 Buckholm, £1040 Roxburgh Mill,  Saler: £955 South Riccalton, British Blue: £1065, £1055 Hollybush, Charolais: £1115 Stobshiel Mains, £1110 Headshaw, L, £1100 Hollybush, £1100 Meigle (2), £1090 North Synton, £1070 Headshaw, L, £1065 Meigle, £1055 Stoneypath, £1050 Stobshiel Mains

Bullocks per kilo: Aberdeen Angus: 206.2p Northfield, St Abbs, Limousin: 226.6p, 224.5p Huntington, 218.2p Northfield, St Abbs, 218p, 216.3p Huntington, 214.8p Parkhill, Simmental: 214p, 210.6p Headshaw, L, 205.3p Parkhill, 205.2p Headshaw, L, 202.3p Roxburgh Mill, Saler: 183.7p South Riccalton, British Blue: 191.8p Hollybush, Charolais: 228.9p, 222.6p (2) Headshaw, L, 220.5p Cortleferry, 218.2p, 217.7p Headshaw, L, 217.6p Northfield, St Abbs, 216.3p Stoblshiel Mains

Bullocks averaged 198.28 per kilo

Heifers per head: Aberdeen Angus: £970 Northfield, St Abbs, £950 Upper Samieston, Huntershall, £920 Calaburn, Limousin: £1120, £1080, £995, £980 Upper Samieston, £980 The Lee, £970 Huntington, Upper Samieston, Northfield, St Abbs, Simmental: £1110 Upper Samieston, £1005 Newton, Hwk, £955 Headshaw, L, £930 Parkhill, £925 Newton, Hwk, Charolais: £1200 Brothershiels, £1030 Headshaw, L, £1020 Stobshiel Mains, £1015, £1010 Brothershiels, £1000 Cortleferry

Heifers per kilo: Aberdeen Angus: 225.6p, 200p Northfield, St Abbs, Limousin: 260.5p Upper Samieston, 235.8p Parkhill, 233.3p, 231p Huntington, 230.4p Parkhill, 225.6p Northfield, St Abbs, 225.3p The Lee, 220.2p Upper Samieston, 220p Huntington, Simmental: 205.4p Headshaw, L, 195.5p Upper Samieston, Charolais: 241p, 240p Brothershiels, 226.7p Stobshiel Mains, 220.9p Headshaw, L, 219.6p Brothershiels

Heifers averaged 196.33p per kilo

PRIZE WINNERS

BEST CHAROLAIS BULLOCK CALF
1st        Hollybush

BEST CHAROLAIS HEIFER CALF
1st        Brothershiels

BEST LIMOUSIN BULLOCK CALF
1st        Huntington
2nd        Holybush
3rd        South Riccalton

BEST LIMOUSIN HEIFER CALF
1st        Upper Samieston
2nd        Huntington

BEST PEN OF 4 CHAROLAIS BULLOCK CALVES
1st        Stobshiel Mains
2nd        Stobshiel Mains
3rd        Stoneypath

BEST PEN OF 4 CHAROLAIS CROSS HEIFER CALVES
1st        Stobshiel Mains
2nd       Brothershiels

BREEDING SHEEP

Texel Ewe Lambs – £76 Huntershall

STORE SHEEP

Regular and new faces present around the sale ring, returns similar.

Texel: £66 Dunshiel, £64 Kirktonhill, £60 Huntershall, £59.50 Kirktonhill, £59.50 Newton.A, £59 Ruletownhead, Cheviot Mule: £62.50 Kirktonhill, Suffolk: £61 Craigend, £57.50 Greenhead, £57 Dunshiel, £56.50 Blackhaugh, North Country Cheviot: £59, £58.50 Philiphaugh, £58 Newton, A, Yetholm Mains, £57 Carcant, Greyfaced: £56.50 Kirktonhill