St Boswells Primestock Sale

March 20, 2017

At St Boswells on Monday 20th March Harrison & Hetherington held their weekly Primestock sale of cattle and sheep where they sold 60 clean cattle, 59 Beef Cows, 1700 Hoggs and 280 Ewes

Bullocks (13) averaged 198.34p per kg and sold to 225p (-4.8p on the week)
Heifers (47) averaged 214.04p per kg and sold to 241p (-1.1p on the week)
59 Cast Cows averaged 128.64p per kg and sold to 185p (-3.1p on the week)
1700 Hoggs averaged 165.5p per kg (+0.5p on the week) and sold to £92, top price 227p per kg for Beltex
280 Ewes averaged £60.36, and sold to £115 for Suffolk
Heavy ewes averaged £78, Light ewes sold to £75 for Cheviot and averaged £46

Principal Prices per Head:  Bee Edge £1424.10, £1419.40, Longnewton £1410.40, £1368.88, Ramrig £1397.48, Dunslaw £1380.06, Redden £1371.72  Principal Prices per kg: Longnewton 2.41 Denholm Meat Supplies, Penston 2.38 J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Bee Edge,  2.35 Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, WTS Forsyth & Sons, Shaws of Lauder, Penston 2.35 Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd, Wester Ulston 2.35 J.F Finlay & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 2.33 Shaws of Lauder, Penston 2.33 WTS Forsyth & Sons, Smailholm Mains 2.25 WTS Forsyth & Sons, Nisbet 2.23 Michael Malone of Edinburgh Ltd.

Cows per head: Ramrig £1465.98, £1416.22, Ransfield £1357.90, Dunslaw £1320.42, Boon £1224.84, Shoestanes £1193.16  Cows per kg: Ransfield 1.85, Boon, 1.83, 1.77, Dunslaw 1.77, Ramrig 1.69, Shoestanes 1.63.

Hoggs – Similar with more standards forward.  Hoggs per head: Beltex £92, £90, £88 (2), £85, £82, £80 Threeburnford, £89 Brotherstone, Texel £88, £86, £85, £84, £83 (2) Mains of Greenburn, £84, £83 Traprain, £82.50 Nether Howden, £82 Upper Huntlywood, Cheviot £87, £80 Adderstonshiels, £83 Birneyknowe, £81.50 Lurdenlaw, £80 Dunslaw, Suffolk £86, £82 Bonjedward Mill, £85, £81.50 Dunslaw, £82 Traprain, £81.50 (2), £81 Boghall, £81.50 Nether Howden, £81 New Blainslie, Mule £81 Traprain, Halfbred £77.50 Bonjedward Mill, Cheviot Mule £77.50 Blegbie, Zwartble £76.50 Eildon Mains  Hoggs per kg: Beltex 237.8, 230.8, 227.2 Threeburnford, 217.1 Brotherstone, Texel 213.7, 197.6, 195 Traprain, 197.8, 192.1 Mains of Greenburn, 188.6 Strathmyre, 188.2, 187.1 Swinnie, 188 New Blainslie, 182.9 Northhouse, Cheviot 187.1 Traprain, 185.4 Blegbie, 184.6, 181, 176.9 Kirklands, 181.4 Lurdenlaw, 178.2 The Dod, Suffolk 185.7, 184.7, 183.7 Thornington, 180 Graden, 177.3 Boghall, 177.1 Dunslaw, 175.8 Bonjedward Mill, 175 Blegbie.

Ewes – Dearer with a small show forward.  Suffolk £115, £90 Woodside, £100 Trows Cottage, £99 Upper Huntlywood, £93 Stoneypath, £91 Bonjedward Mill, £89 Edrom Mains, £87 Fishwick, Texel £105 Upper Huntlywood, £103 Lower Ashtrees, £97, £87, £81 New Blainslie, £97, £81 Edrom Mains, £87 Cocklaw, £85 Stoneypath, £80 Threepwood, Halfbred £85 Bonjedward Mill, Cheviot £75 Upper Huntlywood, £71 Woodside, £65 Harwood on Teviot, £63 Adderstonshiels, Mule £71 Newbigging Walls, £69 Chapelhill, £67 Stoneypath, £63 Burncastle, Blackface £53 Aikeyside, Threeburnford, £51, £47, £43 Burncastle  Rams:  Texel £90 Harwood on Teviot.

 

Bidding dairy expo 2017