FLOWER EXHIB

Do you have a Gardening related business, or know someone who does?

Our Gardening Exhibition is on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd May –

Spaces can be reserved now – please tag in anyone who you think may be interested

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Canteen Menu Thursday 28th April 2016

Tattie and leek soup
Carrot and corriander soup

Quiche or cold meat salad and chips
Beef curry and rice
Smoked fish

Rice and fruit

***Specials***
Poacher’s roll – £2.00
Mince, tattie and cheese pie – £2.00

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Breeding Cattle Sale Monday 23rd May

We intend to hold a special sale of Breeding Bulls, Cows, Heifers etc on Monday 23rd May. ENTRIES INVITED

It would be helpful if you could book stock for this sale as early as possible as we intend to make a catalogue.
This will follow our usual sale of Prime, Store & OTM Cattle.

We have three Charolais Bulls entered already ex Biggings, Toab.

Keep an eye on our Facebook page for photo updates.

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Soil Association Scotland—-Forth coming events in Orkney June 16

Soil Muck & Money Event, Wednesday 1st June, Beaquoy Farm, Dounby, Orkney – Event kindly supported by William Shearer
A practical event looking at soil, grassland management, making best use of FYM and slurry for optimum production. Speakers include James Bretherton, AgScope and Iain Eadie, Germinal UK Ltd. Free of charge to farmers and land managers and £40.00 plus VAT to others. The event will be run in the morning (10am–1pm) and repeated in the afternoon (2pm–5pm). Booking is required, so lunch & packs can be provided. For further information please call Lyn on 07899 791748 or email lwhite@soilassociation.org
Funded by The Scottish Government & The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development with partner funding from QMS, Forestry Commission Scotland & Duchy Future Farming

SOIL: Knowing what you’ve got & making it work for you. Thursday 2nd June, 10.30 – 3.30 Chalmersquoy, Westray, Orkney
Practical hands-on day with James Bretherton, Agscope, includes BYO soil & soil analysis session
A practical informative meeting with James Bretherton, Agscope looking at the most vital asset on your farm: SOIL. Discussing soil analysis, physical soil assessment, taking appropriate remedial action & answering your soil related questions. The event includes a BYO soil & soil analysis hands on session. Free of charge to farmers and land managers & £40.00 plus VAT to others. Booking is required, so lunch & packs can be provided. For further information please call Lyn 07899 791748 or email lwhite@soilassociation.org
Funded by The Scottish Government & The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development with partner funding from QMS, Forestry Commission Scotland & Duchy Future Farming

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Cattle Report 25th April 16

FORWARD FOR SALE ON MONDAY WERE 29 PRIME CATTLE 847 STORE CATTLE AND 29 OTM’S

PRIME CATTLE SOLD TO 213 P/KG FOR A SIMMENTAL SCALING 565 KILOS FROM GLEN
FARMS ST OLA REALISING £1203.45 PURCHASED BY CRAIGIE BUTCHERS BRIG LARDER KIRKWALL

OTHER PRIME HEIFERS
BACKAKELDAY,HOLM, 555 £1,060.05 191 BB
HUAN,SANDWICK 550 £1,105.50 201 SIM
HUAN,SANDWICK 535 £1,064.65 199 LIM
QUHOLMSLIE,STROMNESS 525 £987.00 188 LIM
LYKING,SANDWICK 540 £1,117.80 207 LIM
LYKING,SANDWICK 560 £1,153.60 206 LIM
SWANNAY FARM,BY EVIE 560 £1,103.20 197 SIM
SWANNAY FARM,BY EVIE 550 £1,072.50 195 SIM
LENAHOWE,SANDWICK 515 £983.65 191 CHAR
LENAHOWE,SANDWICK 550 £1,045.00 190 SAL
MUCKLE POW,EVIE 600 £1,170.00 195 CHAR
MUCKLE POW,EVIE 575 £1,098.25 191 CHAR
LINGRO,ST OLA 615 £1,242.30 202 CHAR

STORE STEERS SOLD TO 295.9 P/KG FOR A PAIR OF CHAROLAIS SCALING 267 KILOS FROM
K W & K F BARTON BROUGH SOUTH RONALDSAY REALISING £790

TOP PRICE PER HEAD WAS £1300 FOR THE OLA CHAMPION STOT A LIMOUSIN SCALING 445 KILOS
FROM HOUSEBAY FARM STRONSAY (292.1)

OTHER STORE STEER PRICES
BIGGINGS,TOAB 480 £1,110.00 231.3 CHAR
BIGGINGS,TOAB 416 £950.00 228.4 CHAR
BIGGINGS,TOAB 393 £930.00 236.6 CHAR
BIGGINGS,TOAB 370 £900.00 243.2 CHAR
BIGGINGS,TOAB 400 £890.00 222.5 CHAR
BROUGH FARM,SOUTH RONALDSAY 295 £680.00 230.5 CHAR
BROUGH FARM,SOUTH RONALDSAY 275 £570.00 207.3 AA
SUNNYBANK,ST OLA 472 £980.00 207.6 SIM
SUNNYBANK,ST OLA 420 £840.00 200 SIM
MILLBRAE,SANDAY 471 £1,090.00 231.4 CHAR
MILLBRAE,SANDAY 435 £1,000.00 229.9 CHAR
MILLBRAE,SANDAY 467 £1,000.00 214.1 LIM
MILLBRAE,SANDAY 477 £990.00 207.5 AA
NEWHALL,STROMNESS 400 £980.00 245 SIM
MILLBRAE,SANDAY 460 £960.00 208.7 CHAR
NEWHALL,STROMNESS 320 £750.00 234.4 LIM
NEWHALL,STROMNESS 340 £740.00 217.6 CHAR
NEWHALL,STROMNESS 295 £690.00 233.9 LIM
MOUSELAND,STROMNESS 296 £740.00 250 CHAR
STRATHEAST,HOLM 420 £1,060.00 252.4 LIM
STRATHEAST,HOLM 405 £940.00 232.1 SIM
COLLIGARTH,SANDAY 520 £990.00 190.4 AA
COLLIGARTH,SANDAY 376 £950.00 252.7 CHAR
COLLIGARTH,SANDAY 372 £910.00 244.6 SIM
COLLIGARTH,SANDAY 377 £880.00 233.4 CHAR
OVERHOUSE,HARRAY 460 £1,000.00 217.4 SAL
OVERHOUSE,HARRAY 482 £980.00 203.3 SIM
HALL OF CLESTRAIN,ORPHIR 545 £1,160.00 212.8 CHAR
HALL OF CLESTRAIN,ORPHIR 480 £1,060.00 220.8 CHAR
HALL OF CLESTRAIN,ORPHIR 458 £1,050.00 229.3 CHAR
HALL OF CLESTRAIN,ORPHIR 467 £1,030.00 220.6 CHAR
HALL OF CLESTRAIN,ORPHIR 460 £1,010.00 219.6 CHAR
HALL OF CLESTRAIN,ORPHIR 465 £990.00 212.9 CHAR
HALL OF CLESTRAIN,ORPHIR 440 £980.00 222.7 LIM
HOOLS,SOUTH RONALDSAY 500 £1,150.00 230 LIM
HOOLS,SOUTH RONALDSAY 426 £1,050.00 246.5 LIM
GRINDIGAR,DEERNESS 547 £1,080.00 197.4 SIM
HURTISO,HOLM 545 £1,190.00 218.3 AA
HURTISO,HOLM 606 £1,190.00 196.4 AA
HURTISO,HOLM 540 £1,070.00 198.1 AA
HURTISO,HOLM 493 £1,060.00 215 AA
NETHERTON,HOLM 435 £1,000.00 229.9 BB
GRINDIGAR,DEERNESS 515 £1,000.00 194.2 HERE
NETHERTON,HOLM 460 £980.00 213 BB
NETHERTON,HOLM 423 £960.00 227 BB
WESTSHORE,RENDALL 377 £760.00 201.6 AA
MEADOWBANK,WESTRAY 437 £1,010.00 231.1 CHAR
MEADOWBANK,WESTRAY 425 £950.00 223.5 CHAR
MEADOWBANK,WESTRAY 422 £870.00 206.2 SIM
QUANTERNESS,ST OLA 520 £1,070.00 205.8 AA
QUANTERNESS,ST OLA 405 £930.00 229.6 AA
QUANTERNESS,ST OLA 420 £930.00 221.4 AA
HUIP,STRONSAY 400 £910.00 227.5 SIM
HUIP,STRONSAY 360 £900.00 250 CHAR
HUIP,STRONSAY 372 £880.00 236.6 CHAR
HOUSEBAY,STRONSAY 445 £1,300.00 292.1 LIM
HOUSEBAY,STRONSAY 446 £990.00 222 SIM
HOUSEBAY,STRONSAY 425 £980.00 230.6 BB
HOUSEBAY,STRONSAY 410 £970.00 237 CHAR
HOUSEBAY,STRONSAY 380 £950.00 250 CHAR
HOUSEBAY,STRONSAY 415 £910.00 219.3 SD
BROCKAN,STROMNESS 430 £920.00 214 OTH
BROCKAN,STROMNESS 470 £920.00 195.7 OTH
BROCKAN,STROMNESS 410 £885.00 215.9 AA
UPPER BRAEBUSTER,DEERNESS 410 £970.00 236.6 LIM
UPPER BRAEBUSTER,DEERNESS 351 £870.00 247.9 LIM
REDLAND,STROMNESS 560 £1,090.00 194.6 AA
REDLAND,STROMNESS 493 £980.00 198.8 AA
REDLAND,STROMNESS 435 £930.00 213.8 SD
MIDBIGGING,TOAB 391 £925.00 236.6 LIM
MIDBIGGING,TOAB 420 £920.00 219 SIM
MIDBIGGING,TOAB 415 £910.00 219.3 BB
MIDBIGGING,TOAB 360 £880.00 244.4 LIM
MIDBIGGING,TOAB 375 £870.00 232 LIM
MIDBIGGING,TOAB 396 £865.00 218.4 SIM
MIDBIGGING,TOAB 385 £850.00 220.8 BB
LOWER STANGER,BIRSAY 495 £1,000.00 202 AA
LOWER STANGER,BIRSAY 430 £920.00 214 AA
ROSEBANK,DEERNESS 337 £840.00 249.3 CHAR
ROSEBANK,DEERNESS 365 £840.00 230.1 CHAR
ROSEBANK,DEERNESS 345 £770.00 223.2 LIM
ROSEBANK,DEERNESS 312 £760.00 243.6 CHAR
HERMISGARTH,SANDAY 400 £930.00 232.5 CHAR
HERMISGARTH,SANDAY 366 £810.00 221.3 LIM
HERMISGARTH,SANDAY 345 £790.00 229 CHAR
HERMISGARTH,SANDAY 382 £790.00 206.8 SIM
HERMISGARTH,SANDAY 390 £750.00 192.3 LIM
HERMISGARTH,SANDAY 302 £710.00 235.1 CHAR
GITTERPITTEN,RENDALL 455 £1,010.00 222 LIM
GITTERPITTEN,RENDALL 397 £960.00 241.8 LIM
GITTERPITTEN,RENDALL 426 £960.00 225.4 AA
GITTERPITTEN,RENDALL 382 £910.00 238.2 AA
GITTERPITTEN,RENDALL 382 £900.00 235.6 LIM
WARDHILL,SOUTH RONALDSAY, 450 £1,020.00 226.7 SIM
OBACK,SOUTH RONALDSAY 355 £910.00 256.3 SIM
WARDHILL,SOUTH RONALDSAY, 380 £900.00 236.8 CHAR
OBACK,SOUTH RONALDSAY 362 £890.00 245.9 LIM
OBACK,SOUTH RONALDSAY 396 £870.00 219.7 SIM
NESSBRECK,HARRAY 430 £990.00 230.2 CHAR
NESSBRECK,HARRAY 415 £915.00 220.5 CHAR
NESSBRECK,HARRAY 418 £890.00 212.9 SAL
WHITEHOW,PAPA WESTRAY 457 £1,080.00 236.3 CHAR
WHITEHOW,PAPA WESTRAY 483 £1,030.00 213.3 CHAR
WHITEHOW,PAPA WESTRAY 455 £1,010.00 222 SIM
WHITEHOW,PAPA WESTRAY 445 £960.00 215.7 SIM
WHITEHOW,PAPA WESTRAY 445 £960.00 215.7 SIM
FLOSS,WESTRAY 385 £890.00 231.2 CHAR
HINDATOON,HARRAY 465 £1,010.00 217.2 SAL
HINDATOON,HARRAY 443 £1,000.00 225.7 SAL
HINDATOON,HARRAY 467 £930.00 199.1 SIM
FISK HELLIA,EVIE 385 £975.00 253.2 LIM
FISK HELLIA,EVIE 345 £880.00 255.1 LIM
BERRYHILL,BURRAY 552 £1,050.00 190.2 AA
BIGGINGS,STENNESS 412 £950.00 230.6 SIM
BIGGINGS,STENNESS 420 £950.00 226.2 SIM
BIGGINGS,STENNESS 375 £930.00 248 CHAR
NOUP,WESTRAY 485 £1,050.00 216 CHAR
PERTH,WESTRAY 475 £1,030.00 216.8 SIM
NOUP,WESTRAY 452 £990.00 219 CHAR
NOUP,WESTRAY 421 £960.00 228 CHAR
NETHERHOUSE,HARRAY 525 £1,110.00 211.4 CHAR
NETHERHOUSE,HARRAY 392 £815.00 207.9 LIM
BRAELAND,SOUTH RONALDSAY 505 £1,060.00 209.9 AA
BRAELAND,SOUTH RONALDSAY 520 £1,040.00 200 CHAR
BRAELAND,SOUTH RONALDSAY 485 £1,000.00 206.2 AA
BRAELAND,SOUTH RONALDSAY 432 £975.00 225.7 SIM
NORTON,DOUNBY 490 £1,160.00 236.7 CHAR
NORTON,DOUNBY 455 £1,130.00 248.4 CHAR
HYVAL,SANDWICK 426 £980.00 230 CHAR
NORTON,DOUNBY 452 £970.00 214.6 AA
HYVAL,SANDWICK 445 £940.00 211.2 SIM
HYVAL,SANDWICK 390 £860.00 220.5 SIM
BURNESS,FIRTH 480 £1,030.00 214.6 SIM
BURNESS,FIRTH 470 £960.00 204.3 SIM
BURNESS,FIRTH 482 £960.00 199.2 AA
BURNESS,FIRTH 438 £920.00 210 SIM
BURNESS,FIRTH 460 £920.00 200 SIM
BU,STRONSAY 478 £1,100.00 230.1 SIM
BU,STRONSAY 467 £1,010.00 216.3 SIM
BU,STRONSAY 467 £1,010.00 216.3 SIM
BU,STRONSAY 445 £990.00 222.5 LIM
BU,STRONSAY 445 £980.00 220.2 LIM
BU,STRONSAY 423 £960.00 227 LIM
MIDHOUSE,EVIE 396 £940.00 237.4 CHAR
MIDHOUSE,EVIE 440 £940.00 213.6 AA
MIDHOUSE,EVIE 401 £860.00 214.5 SIM
WHITEHALL FARM,STRONSAY 500 £1,120.00 224 AA
WHITEHALL FARM,STRONSAY 496 £1,110.00 223.8 CHAR
WHITEHALL FARM,STRONSAY 470 £960.00 204.3 LIM
LINKSNESS,STRONSAY 392 £930.00 237.2 CHAR
LINKSNESS,STRONSAY 335 £780.00 232.8 CHAR
SWANBISTER,ORPHIR 480 £1,030.00 214.6 AA
SWANBISTER,ORPHIR 460 £940.00 204.3 AA
SWANBISTER,ORPHIR 450 £910.00 202.2 AA
SWANBISTER,ORPHIR 410 £860.00 209.8 SIM
INGSAY,SWANNAY 338 £850.00 251.5 LIM
INGSAY,SWANNAY 386 £815.00 211.1 SIM
LOWER BRECKQUOY,HOLM 391 £870.00 222.5 SH
LOWER BRECKQUOY,HOLM 342 £730.00 213.5 LIM
LOWER BRECKQUOY,HOLM 347 £710.00 204.6 LIM
BRENCHERHOUSE,BIRSAY, 435 £1,030.00 236.8 LIM
BRENCHERHOUSE,BIRSAY, 400 £990.00 247.5 LIM
BEAFIELD,SANDAY 390 £970.00 248.7 CHAR
BRECHINS,SOUTH RONALDSAY 435 £950.00 218.4 SIM
BEAFIELD,SANDAY 425 £930.00 218.8 SAL
BEAFIELD,SANDAY 430 £880.00 204.7 SH
BEAFIELD,SANDAY 410 £850.00 207.3 OTH
COCKMURRA,HOLM 455 £1,100.00 241.8 LIM
COCKMURRA,HOLM 470 £1,100.00 234 CHAR
COCKMURRA,HOLM 430 £950.00 220.9 AA
VESTRAFIOLD,SANDWICK 435 £990.00 227.6 AA
VESTRAFIOLD,SANDWICK 423 £970.00 229.3 SIM
VESTRAFIOLD,SANDWICK 398 £960.00 241.2 SIM
VESTRAFIOLD,SANDWICK 385 £850.00 220.8 CHAR
RENNIBISTER FARM,KIRKWALL 425 £930.00 218.8 SIM
RENNIBISTER FARM,KIRKWALL 377 £855.00 226.8 SIM
RENNIBISTER FARM,KIRKWALL 382 £840.00 219.9 BB
RENNIBISTER FARM,KIRKWALL 400 £790.00 197.5 AA
RENNIBISTER FARM,KIRKWALL 370 £760.00 205.4 AA
EASTER VOY & WARDS,SANDWICK 490 £980.00 200 SIM
EASTER VOY & WARDS,SANDWICK 425 £915.00 215.3 SIM
EASTER VOY & WARDS,SANDWICK 315 £740.00 234.9 SIM
KNOCKHALL,SOUTH RONALDSAY 435 £930.00 213.8 SIM
KNOCKHALL,SOUTH RONALDSAY 377 £840.00 222.8 SIM

STORE HEIFERS SOLD TO 268.4 P/KG FOR A CHAROLAIS SCALING 380 KILOS FROM
J & HS SEATTER NOUP WESTRAY REALISING £1020

TOP PRICE WAS £1150 FOR A SIMMENTAL BULLING HEIFER FROM GW & ET WILSON
HOWEQUOY HOLM (247.3)

OTHER HEIFER PRICES
BIGGINGS,TOAB 450 £1,060.00 235.6 CHAR
BIGGINGS,TOAB 455 £1,000.00 219.8 CHAR
BIGGINGS,TOAB 430 £960.00 223.3 CHAR
BIGGINGS,TOAB 397 £890.00 224.2 CHAR
BIGGINGS,TOAB 400 £890.00 222.5 CHAR
BIGGINGS,TOAB 380 £855.00 225 CHAR
BROUGH FARM,SOUTH RONALDSAY 270 £590.00 218.5 CHAR
NEWHALL,STROMNESS 340 £820.00 241.2 CHAR
NEWHALL,STROMNESS 322 £700.00 217.4 LIM
MOUSELAND,STROMNESS 325 £690.00 212 SIM
MOUSELAND,STROMNESS 285 £600.00 210.5 CHAR
COLLIGARTH,SANDAY 437 £860.00 196.8 CHAR
NORTHBIGGING,DOUNBY, 517 £1,065.00 206 SIM
NORTHBIGGING,DOUNBY, 445 £900.00 202.2 SIM
NORTHBIGGING,DOUNBY, 450 £900.00 200 LIM
NORTHBIGGING,DOUNBY, 407 £890.00 218.7 LIM
NORTHBIGGING,DOUNBY, 406 £830.00 204.4 LIM
NORTHBIGGING,DOUNBY, 385 £820.00 213 LIM
HALL OF CLESTRAIN,ORPHIR 415 £920.00 221.7 CHAR
HALL OF CLESTRAIN,ORPHIR 367 £870.00 237.1 CHAR
HALL OF CLESTRAIN,ORPHIR 350 £740.00 211.4 CHAR
HALL OF CLESTRAIN,ORPHIR 361 £710.00 196.7 CONT
HALL OF CLESTRAIN,ORPHIR 332 £670.00 201.8 CONT
HURTISO,HOLM 495 £990.00 200 AA
HURTISO,HOLM 488 £950.00 194.7 AA
WESTSHORE,RENDALL 550 £1,090.00 198.2 SIM
WESTSHORE,RENDALL 515 £1,030.00 200 SIM
MEADOWBANK,WESTRAY 413 £940.00 227.6 CHAR
MEADOWBANK,WESTRAY 375 £900.00 240 CHAR
HOUSEBAY,STRONSAY 405 £1,040.00 257 CHAR
HOUSEBAY,STRONSAY 445 £1,010.00 227 CHAR
HOUSEBAY,STRONSAY 420 £970.00 231 CHAR
HOUSEBAY,STRONSAY 395 £870.00 220.3 CHAR
BRIARLEA,STRONSAY 521 £1,000.00 191.9 AA
BANKS,STRONSAY 645 £970.00 150.4 SH
LOWER STANGER,BIRSAY 455 £965.00 212.1 AA
ROSEBANK,DEERNESS 337 £770.00 228.5 CHAR
ROSEBANK,DEERNESS 290 £600.00 206.9 CHAR
HERMISGARTH,SANDAY 345 £820.00 237.7 CHAR
HERMISGARTH,SANDAY 360 £810.00 225 CHAR
HERMISGARTH,SANDAY 382 £740.00 193.7 LIM
HERMISGARTH,SANDAY 326 £705.00 216.3 CHAR
HERMISGARTH,SANDAY 335 £705.00 210.4 CHAR
GITTERPITTEN,RENDALL 400 £880.00 220 LIM
GITTERPITTEN,RENDALL 410 £880.00 214.6 LIM
GITTERPITTEN,RENDALL 325 £710.00 218.5 LIM
THE NORTHFIELD,BURRAY 550 £1,050.00 190.9 AA
THE NORTHFIELD,BURRAY 501 £1,030.00 205.6 AA
OBACK,SOUTH RONALDSAY 405 £870.00 215 LIM
OBACK,SOUTH RONALDSAY 340 £710.00 208.8 SIM
OBACK,SOUTH RONALDSAY 333 £700.00 210.2 LIM
FISK HELLIA,EVIE 455 £940.00 206.6 LIM
FISK HELLIA,EVIE 375 £800.00 213.3 LIM
FISK HELLIA,EVIE 336 £780.00 232.1 LIM
FISK HELLIA,EVIE 322 £730.00 226.7 LIM
BERRYHILL,BURRAY 430 £830.00 193 CHAR
BIGGINGS,STENNESS 390 £950.00 243.6 CHAR
BIGGINGS,STENNESS 403 £920.00 228.3 CHAR
PERTH,WESTRAY 475 £1,050.00 221.1 CHAR
NOUP,WESTRAY 455 £1,020.00 224.2 CHAR
NOUP,WESTRAY 416 £905.00 217.5 CHAR
NOUP,WESTRAY 402 £900.00 223.9 CHAR
NOUP,WESTRAY 412 £890.00 216 CHAR
NOUP,WESTRAY 432 £880.00 203.7 CHAR
NOUP,WESTRAY 370 £840.00 227 CHAR
NETHERHOUSE,HARRAY 470 £1,000.00 212.8 CHAR
BRAELAND,SOUTH RONALDSAY 385 £780.00 202.6 SIM
NORTON,DOUNBY 457 £1,090.00 238.5 LIM
NORTON,DOUNBY 480 £1,090.00 227.1 CHAR
HYVAL,SANDWICK 395 £840.00 212.7 CHAR
BURNESS,FIRTH 350 £720.00 205.7 SIM
BURNESS,FIRTH 365 £720.00 197.3 SIM
BURNESS,FIRTH 370 £710.00 191.9 AA
BURNESS,FIRTH 330 £680.00 206.1 CONT
MIDHOUSE,EVIE 355 £760.00 214.1 CHAR
WHITEHALL FARM,STRONSAY 416 £960.00 230.8 LIM
WHITEHALL FARM,STRONSAY 390 £940.00 241 LIM
WHITEHALL FARM,STRONSAY 397 £880.00 221.7 SIM
SWANBISTER,ORPHIR 460 £920.00 200 SIM
LOWER BRECKQUOY,HOLM 356 £760.00 213.5 LIM
LOWER BRECKQUOY,HOLM 308 £680.00 220.8 LIM
BEAFIELD,SANDAY 515 £1,020.00 198.1 SAL
BEAFIELD,SANDAY 408 £930.00 227.9 CHAR
BRECHINS,SOUTH RONALDSAY 400 £880.00 220 SIM
BRECHINS,SOUTH RONALDSAY 390 £830.00 212.8 SIM
BEAFIELD,SANDAY 355 £785.00 221.1 CHAR
COCKMURRA,HOLM 440 £990.00 225 LIM
VESTRAFIOLD,SANDWICK 420 £960.00 228.6 CHAR
VESTRAFIOLD,SANDWICK 383 £860.00 224.5 CHAR
EASTER VOY & WARDS,SANDWICK 420 £950.00 226.2 SIM
EASTER VOY & WARDS,SANDWICK 348 £800.00 229.9 SIM
HOWEQUOY,HOLM 400 £1,000.00 250 LIM
HOWEQUOY,HOLM 350 £810.00 231.4 LIM
KNOCKHALL,SOUTH RONALDSAY 440 £970.00 220.5 SIM
KNOCKHALL,SOUTH RONALDSAY 411 £960.00 233.6 SIM

OTM COWS SOLD TO 136 P/KG FOR A LIMOUSIN SCALING 500 KILOS FROM A & A MUIR
HERMISGARTH SANDAY REALISING £680

TOP PRICE WAS £940 FOR A LIMOUSIN SCALING 795 KILOS FROM P & O FOUBISTER
HANNATOFT SHAPINSAY (118)

OTHER OTM COWS
BACKAKELDAY,HOLM, 545 £700.00 128.4 CHAR
BACKAKELDAY,HOLM, 585 £690.00 117.9 SIM
HANNATOFT,SHAPINSAY 710 £880.00 123.9 AA
HANNATOFT,SHAPINSAY 695 £850.00 122.3 AA
HANNATOFT,SHAPINSAY 795 £940.00 118.2 LIM
HANNATOFT,SHAPINSAY 655 £770.00 117.6 LIM
WESTSHORE,RENDALL 635 £500.00 78.7 AA
QUHOLMSLIE,STROMNESS 790 £880.00 111.4 LIM
QUHOLMSLIE,STROMNESS 600 £630.00 105 AA
UPPER LINKLATER,TWATT 655 £780.00 119.1 SIM
HERMISGARTH,SANDAY 490 £510.00 104.1 CHAR
NORTON,DOUNBY 645 £870.00 134.9 SIM
NORTON,DOUNBY 680 £870.00 127.9 LIM
INGSAY,SWANNAY 610 £790.00 129.5 AA

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Cattle List Monday 25th April 2016

Special Sale of Grazing Cattle 25th April 2016

*Includes heifers that may be suitable for bulling but have not been vaccinated.

ISLES
Brown, Millbrae, Sanday 1-11 BVD Accredited
Muir, Hermisgarth, Sanday 12-51 BVD Accredited
Rendall, Whitehow, Papa Westray 52-61 BVD Negative
Colligarth Farms, Sanday 62-76 BVD Accredited
Heard, Huip, Stronsay 77-90 BVD Accredited
Stout, Linksness, Stronsay 91-96 BVD Negative
Miller, Briarlea, Stronsay 97-99 BVD Accredited
Miller, Banks, Stronsay 100-101 BVD Negative
Thomson, Beafield, Sanday 102-115 BVD Accredited

MAINLAND
Craigie, Hall of Clestrain, Orphir 218-275 BVD Accredited
Scott & Brown, Biggings, Stenness 276-291 BVD Accredited
Flett, Hurtiso, Holm 292-325 Individually Tested

ISLES
Housebay Farms, Stronsay 116-142 BVD Accredited
Stout, Whitehall, Stronsay 143-148 & 1148-1151 BVD Accredited
Stevenson, Bu, Stronsay 149-173 BVD Negative
Seatter, Noup, Westray 174-197 BVD Accredited
Seatter, Perth, Westray 198-200 BVD Accredited
Rendall, Floss, Westray 201 BVD Accredited
Harcus, Meadowbank, Westray 202-217* BVD Accredited

MAINLAND
Brown, Newhall, Stromness 326-335 BVD Accredited
Taylor, Aikers, South Ronaldsay 336-374 BVD Accredited
Corrigall, Chinyan, Dounby 3744-3745 & 376-387 BVD Accredited
Vestrafiold Farms, Sandwick 388-405 BVD Accredited
Sinclair, Netherhouse, Harray 406-411 Non-breeding Holding
Thomson, Cockmurra, Holm 412-416 BVD Accredited
Sandison, Hindatoon, Harray 417-430* BVD Accredited
Copland, Overhouse, Harray 433-435 BVD Negative
Moar, Rosebank, Deerness 436-444 BVD Negative
Spence, Norton, Dounby 445-459 BVD Accredited
Spence, Hyval, Sandwick 460-469 BVD Accredited
Wick, Easter Voy, Sandwick 470-486* BVD Accredited & Johnes Level 1
Sinclair, Braeland, South Ronaldsay 487-493* BVD Accredited
Nicolson, Gitterpitten, Rendall 494-519 BVD Accredited
Watson, Rennibister, Firth 520-531 BVD Accredited
Harcus, Quanterness, St Ola 532-543 BVD Accredited
Johnston, Brockan, Stromness 544-559 BVD Accredited
Stevenson, Burness, Firth 560-597 BVD Accredited
Midbigging Farms, Toab 598-615 BVD Accredited
Omand, Wardhill, South Ronaldsay 616-624 BVD Accredited
Linklater, Upper Braebuster, Deerness 625-628 BVD Accredited
Wishart, Knockhall, South Ronaldsay 629-631 BVD Accredited
Foubister, Netherton, Holm 632-638 BVD Accredited
Taylor, Brencherhouse, Birsay 639-640 BVD Accredited
Omand, Oback, South Ronaldsay 641-662 BVD Accredited
Northfield Farms, Burray 663-665 BVD Accredited
Fraser, Westshore, Rendall 666-667 BVD Accredited
Sclater, Fisk-Hellia, Evie 668-677* BVD Accredited & Johnes Level 1
Baillie, Biggings, Toab 678-717 BVD Accredited
Chalmers, Mouseland, Stromness 718-722 BVD Accredited
Swanbister Farms, Orphir 723-731 BVD Negative

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Canteen Menu Thursday 21st April 2016

Lentil soup

Cold meat salad
Chicken lasagne
Orkney steak mince

Jam sponge and custard

***Weekly Specials***

Tea/coffee with a slice of coffee and walnut cake or carrot cake – £2.00
Orkney tattie & mince rolls – £2.00

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Cattle Report 18/04/16

12 Store cattle and 17 OTM Cattle were sold on Monday, when Store steers sold to 202.2p/kg for a pen of 4 Salers from Thomson, Beafield, Sanday, which scaled 460kg and realised £930.

Other leading steer prices per kilo –

Limousin (465kg) Stevenson, Bu, Stronsay (202.2p) £940

Top price per head for Store steers was £1035 for a 525kg Limousin, from Stevenson, Bu, Stronsay (197.1p)

Store heifers sold to 192p/kg for a 500kg Simmental, from Stevenson, Bu, Stronsay, which realised £960.

Top price per head for heifers was £1170 for a 645kg Simmental, also from Bu, Stronsay (181.4p)

Also for sale were, 7 Prime hoggs, 81 Store hoggs and 30 Cast sheep.

Prime hoggs sold to 173.8p/kg for a 40kg Texel x hogg, from Rendall, Holland, Papa Westray, which realised £69.50.

Other leading Prime hogg prices –

2 Suffolks (42kg) Morgan, Swannay Farm, Swannay (£72.50)
2 Suffolks (43kg) Heard, Huip, Stronsay (£73.50) – This was also top price per head for Prime hoggs,

Store hoggs sold to £76/head for a pen of 14 Texel x hoggs, from McEwan, Oaklea, St Ola and also for a pair of Suffolks from Garriock, Mount Pleasant, Sandwick.

Other leading Store hogg prices –

Texel (£68) Holland Papay Ltd, Holland, Papa Westray
Cheviot (£55) Tchaikovsky, North Guith, Eday

Cast ewes sold to £92 for a Suffolk, from Heard, Huip, Stronsay.

Other leading Cast prices –

Suffolk (£85) Tulloch, Upper Linnay, North Ronaldsay
2 Texel x’s (£80) Heard, Huip, Stronsay
Suffolk (£74) Low, Craighaven, Toab

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