Livestock market prices

ST BOSWELLS

AT St Boswells Mart on Monday John Swan Ltd sold 112 clean cattle, 60 OTM cattle, 1,733 old season lambs and 674 ewes.

Bullocks (74) averaged 218.2p per kg and sold to 245p (+1.1p on week), heifers (37) averaged 219.6p per kg and sold to 247p (-1.1p on week), one young bull sold to 200p (n/c on week), and 60 beef type OTM cattle averaged 157p per kg and sold to 211p (+12.5p on the week).

Old season SQQ lambs averaged 178.5p per kg and sold to £86 (+13.2p on week) while the 674 ewes averaged £48.34, and sold to £113, heavy ewes £62.96, light ewes £41.67.

Principal prices per kg: Bee Edge 2.47 M/s WTS Forsyth and Sons, 2.45(2) M/s Moor and M/s JP Mason and Sons, 2.41, 2.40 M/s J Gilmour and Co Ltd, 2.39 W Taylor (Lockerbie) Ltd, 2.38 M/s J Penny and Sons; Saughland 2.41 M/s J Gilmour and Co Ltd, 2.38 M/s WTS Forsyth and Sons, 2.36 Robert Wilson Butcher; Lennoxlove 2.39 M/s J Penny and Sons; Greenknowe 2.38 G and L Archibald Ltd; Honeyburn 2.38 Denholm Meats; Upper Hundalee 2.35 W Taylor (Lockerbie) Ltd; Upper Nisbet 2.35 M/s JP Mason and Sons; Saltoun Home Farm 2.35 M/s J Penny and Sons.

Principal prices per head: Bee Edge £1531.25, £1506.75, £1482; Lurdenlaw £1489.60; Hoselaw £1471.50; Caverton Mill £1443.05.

Cows per head: Phantassie £1455.90, £1262.70, £1258.60, £1162.30; Thirlestane £1304; Gateshaw £1268.75, £1242.50; Marvingston £1256; Honeyburn £1247.40; Todheugh £1224.30; Corsbie £1167.45; Titlington Mount £1160.70; Upper Blainslie £1143.10.

Cows per kg: Phantassie 2.11, 2.07, 203 (2), 1.99, 1.97; Gateshaw 2.03, 1.75; Honeyburn 1.89; Easter Middleton 1.87; Deanfoot 1.87, 1.85, 1.71; Corsbie 1.81; Rumbleton 1.72; Rumbleton 1.64.

Bulls: Birkenside £1639.05 (1.47); Philiphaugh £1224.60 (1.57); Craigsford Mains £1150.50 (1.30).

Principal prices hoggs per head: Tex.x;- £94 Burnhouse Mains, £89 Lower Ashtrees and West Mains, Suff.x;- £90 Burnhouse Mains, £88 Seafield, BFL;- £86 Hartside, Bel;- £80 Lylestane, Cha;- £79 Thirlestane, Chev;- £77.50 North Synton and Saughtree, £76.50 North Synton, BF;- £72 Hartside, £68 Elmscleugh and Hartside, GF;- £70 Aikeyside.