Sale of Implements & Tools – Thursday 13th July

Have you got any implements, tools, etc, you want to sell?   Let us know, so that we can advertise them for you.

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Priced catalogue – Orkney Book & Art Sale – Thursday 15th June, 2017

Here is the priced catalogue for our sale of Orkney Books & Art  – 15th June 2017 Priced Orkney Books June 2017

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Change of time for fortnightly sheep sales

Our next sheep sale is on Monday 26th June.  We will be selling all classes of sheep immediately following our cattle sale at 11.30am.  Sheep should arrive for sale no later than 11am – Thank you.

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Grass let – Mowing only – Schoolquoy, South Ronaldsay

We have an area of O.I.C. grass to let at Schoolquoy, South Ronaldsay (7.20 hectares), for mowing only, as it is unfenced.  Mowing period 17th July – 31st August, 2017.  Maps are available from the Mart office.  Auction will be held at 12 noon on Monday, 10th July.

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Cattle & Sheep Report, Monday 26th June, 2017

16 Prime cattle and 2 OTM cattle were sold on Monday, followed by 3 Prime lambs, 28 Prime hoggs and 43 Cast sheep.

Prime cattle sold to 217p/kg for a 505kg Limousin heifer, from Morgan, Swannay Farm, Swannay, which realised £1095.85 to Flett, Butcher, Stromness.

Other leading Prime heifer prices –

Limousin (575kg) McGucken, Lyking, Sandwick (215p) £1236.25

Stabiliser (535kg) Seatter, Melsetter, Longhop (214p) £1144.90

Charolais (640kg) Smith, Cauldhame, Stromness (208p) £1331.20

Prime steers sold to 204p/kg for a 645kg Charolais, from Twatt, Lingro, St Ola, which realised £1315.80 to Flett, Butcher, Stromness

Other leading Prime steer prices –

Stabiliser (515kg) Henry, Howe, Harray (204p) £1050.60

OTM Cows sold to 135.5p/kg for a 695kg Angus, from Ritch, Fillets, Graemsay, which realised £940

Prime lambs sold to 198p/kg for a pair of 51kg Lleyns, from Scott, Dawn Cottage, Holm, which realised £101 to Williamsons, Butcher, Kirkwall.

Prime hoggs sold to 166.7p for a 45kg Suffolk, from Johnston, Cloke, Dounby, which realised £75

Other leading Prime hogg prices –

2 Lleyns (46kg) Pirie, Comely, Toab (161p) £74

2 Texels (50kg) Morgan, Bryameadow, Twatt (160p) £80

Lleyn (38kg) Miller, Coweshouse,  Stronsay (157.9p) £60

Lleyn (47kg) Hobbister Farms, Orphir (151.1p) £71

Texel  (50kg) Sclater, South Fea, Orphir (136p) £68

Cast ewes sold to £89 for a Texel, from Johnston, Cloke, Dounby.

Other leading ewe prices –

Texel (£80) Moar, Rosebank, Deerness

Lleyn (£75) Miller, Coweshouse, Stronsay

Texel (£74) Pirie, Comely, Toab

Texel (£72) Morgan, Bryameadow, Twatt

Cast Rams sold to £85 for a Texel from Clark, Stratheast, Holm

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What’s happening?

FURNITURE SALES – Thursday 29th June & Thursday 27th July – Entries invited

IMPLEMENT & TOOL SALE – Thursday 13th July – Entries invited – Please note change of date

MCINTOSH DONALD Require prime cattle and lambs weekly.  To book, or arrange a visit, contact the office, Jim – 07774678437, or Graham – 07833459120

SALE ARRANGEMENTS

MONDAY 26 JUNE – At 11.30am – Prime, Store & OTM Cattle, followed immediately by  All Classes of Sheep – SHEEP MUST ARRIVE FOR SALE NO LATER THAN 11AM

THURSDAY 29 JUNE – At 10am – Sale of FurnitureEntries invited (Viewing Wednesday 2 – 5pm)

MONDAY 3 JULY  – At 11.30am – Prime, Store & OTM Cattle

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

THURSDAY 13 JULY – Sale of Implements & Tools – Entries invited – Please note change of date 

THURSDAY 27 JULY – Sale of Furniture, etc – Entries invited

THURSDAY 24 AUGUST  – Sale of Furniture, etc – Entries invited

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Cattle Report 12th June, 2017

9 Prime cattle, 27 Store cattle and 15 OTM’s were sold on Monday, when Prime cattle sold to 231p/kg for 590kg Limousin heifer, from Glen Orkney Farms, St Ola, which realised £1362.90 to Flett, Butcher, Stromness.

Other leading Prime heifer prices –

Charolais (590kg) Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick (225p) £1327.50

Charolais (570kg) Johnston, Hewan, Shapinsay (221p) £1259.70

Prime steers sold to 224p/kg for a 615kg British Blue, from Taylor, Hall of Herston, South Ronaldsay, which realised £1377.60 to Craigie Butcher Ltd, The Brig, Kirkwall.

Store steers sold to 225.4p/kg for a pen of 3 Angus’s, from Fraser, West Shore, Rendall, which scaled 346kg and realised £780

Other leading steer prices –

Limousin (385kg) Wylie, Swartland, Dounby (220.8p) 850

Store heifers sold to 230.4p/kg for a pen of 5 Charolais, from Watson, Rennibister, Kirkwall, which scaled 369kg and realised £850

Other leading store heifer prices –

British Blue (365kg ) Watson, Rennibister, Kirkwall (226p) £825

4 Charolais (377kg) Watson, Rennibister, Kirkwall (220.2p) £830

OTM cattle sold to 151.7p/kg for a 580kg Limousin, from Harvey, Quholmslie, Stromness, which realised £880

Other leading OTM prices –

Angus (695kg) Harvey, Quholmslie, Stromness (145.3p) £1010

Angus (715kg) Harvey, Seatter, Stromness (144.1p) £1030

Angus (450kg) Hobbister Farms, Orphir (140p) £630

Shorthorn (690kg) Burgher, Ness, Westray (137.7p) £950

There will be a sale of Orkney books and art on Thursday, at 10am, viewing Wednesday 9am – 5pm.

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Cattle Report 5th June, 2017

12 Prime cattle, 1 Store heifer, 1 Breeding bull and 9 OTM cattle were sold on Monday, when Prime cattle sold to 230p/kg for a 640kg Charolais steer, from Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick, which realised £1472 to Williamsons Butchers, East Road, Kirkwall.

Prime heifers sold to 215p/kg for a 590kg Limousin, also from Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick, which realised £1268.50 to Flett Butcher, Stromness.

Other leading Prime cattle prices –

Limousin heifer (505kg) McGucken, Lyking, Sandwick (215p) £1085.75

Charolais heifer (705kg) Smith, Cauldhame, Stromness (210p) £1480.50

The only store heifer forward for sale sold to 221.8p/kg for a 505kg Charolais, from Stephen, Sandwick House, South Ronaldsay,  which realised £1120.

A 7 year old breeding Simmental bull, from Isbister, Feolquoy, Stromness, realised £1550, and OTM cows sold to 151.2p/kg for a 410kg Limousin, from Flett, Moan, Firth, which realised £620

Other leading OTM prices –

Charolais (770kg) Stephen, Sandwick House, South Ronaldsay (149.4p) £1150

Simmental (730kg) Halcro-Johnston, Gyre, Orphir (149.3p) £1090

Limousin (720kg) Omand, Wardhill, South Ronaldsay (140.3p) £1010

Next Monday, 12th June, we will sell our cattle at 11.30am, followed immediately by all classes of sheep.  If you’ve got sheep to sell please try to have them at the Mart by 11am

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