Livestock

St Boswells

February 1

Harrison and Hetherington held their weekly Primestock Sale of cattle and sheep. Sold 68 clean cattle, 58 beef cows, 1,368 hoggs and 452 ewes.

Bullocks (21) averaged 202p per kg and sold to 236p (+1.4p on the week). Heifers (46) averaged 208.5p per kg and sold to 239p (-3.6p on the week). One Y Bull sold to 175p. 58 Beef-type cows averaged 119.3p per kg and sold to 185p (-3.6p on the week). 1368 hoggs averaged 176.5p per kg (-0.5p on the week) £76 per head and sold to £100, top price 207p per kg for Suffolk. 452 ewes averaged £62.97, and sold to £100 for Suffolk.

Heavy ewes averaged £68.91, light ewes sold to £75 for Cheviot and averaged £53.15.

Principal Prices per Head: Upper Nisbet £1472.24, Jedderfield £1422.34, Bee Edge £1413.72 and £1407.60, Garvald Mains £1388.38, £1347.84 Upper Nisbet.

Principal Prices per kg: Pathhead 2.36 JF Finlay & Co Ltd, Upper Nisbet 2.39 Shaws of Lauder, Bee Edge 2.38 Robert L Wilson Butcher Ltd, Bee Edge 2.34 Shaws of Lauder, Longnewton 2.31 Shaws of Lauder, Bee Edge 2.30 Shaws of Lauder, Bee Edge 2.29 WTS Forsyth & Sons, Huntington 2.26 JF Finlay & Co Ltd, Bee Edge 2.25 Robert L Wilson Butcher Ltd, Inland Pastures 2.25 JF Finlay & Co Ltd, Huntington 2.25 JF Finlay & Co Ltd.

Cows per head: Inland Pastures £1545.74, £1378.26 and £1292.70.