JOB VACANCY – GENERAL FOREMAN

Experience of livestock handling and general farming duties essential
Full driving licence required
Vehicle provided with mileage allowance
40 Hours per week plus overtime
Pay negotiable based on experience
Generous pension scheme
Job description available on request

Applications in writing with current CV to:
Malcolm Scott
Manager
Orkney Auction Mart Ltd
Grainshore Road
Hatston Industrial Estate
Kirkwall
Orkney
KW15 1FL

Closing date Friday 1st July 2016

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Please Note…………..

SHEEP SALES will follow immediately after cattle in forthcoming weeks –
Please ensure that your sheep are delivered for sale NO LATER THAN 12 NOON

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Cattle and Sheep Report 27th June 16

FORWARD FOR SALE ON MONDAY WERE 17 PRIME CATTLE AND 8 OTM’S

PRIME STEERS SOLD TO 213 P/KG FOR A BLONDE D’AQUITAINE SCALING 565 KILOS FROM
HATSTON FARM ST OLA REALISING £1203.45 AND PURCHASED BY CRAIGIE BUTCHER LTD
BRIG LARDER KIRKWALL

OTHER PRIME STEER PRICES
MUCKLE POW,EVIE 615 £1,242.30 202 CHAR
SOUTH SEATTER,SANDWICK 655 £1,310.00 200 CHAR
NISTIGAR,WESTRAY 560 £1,114.40 199 SIM
NISTIGAR,WESTRAY 645 £1,257.75 195 SIM

PRIME HEIFERS SOLD TO 212 P/KG FOR A CHAROLIAS SCALING 550 KILOS FROM J & R STANGER
SOUTH SEATTER SANDWICK REAKISING £1166 AGAIN PURCHASED BY CRAIGIE BUTCHERS LTD

OTHER PRIME HEIFERS
MUCKLE POW,EVIE 655 £1,336.20 204 CHAR
LINGRO,ST OLA 545 £1,100.90 202 CHAR
MUCKLE POW,EVIE 650 £1,241.50 191 CHAR
HATSTON FARM KIRKWALL 615 £1,168.50 190 CHAR
MUCKLE POW,EVIE 665 £1,243.55 187 CHAR
GRINDIGAR,DEERNESS 625 £1,168.75 187 AA

OTM COW PRICES
NAVERSDALE,ORPHIR 775 £820.00 106 CONT
VINCOIN,NORTH RONALDSAY 705 £770.00 109 AA
VINCOIN,NORTH RONALDSAY 725 £900.00 124 AA
UPPER BRECKQUOY,HOLM 500 £690.00 138 LIM
UPPER BRECKQUOY,HOLM 650 £830.00 128 AA
HUIP,STRONSAY 600 £650.00 108 CHAR
HUIP,STRONSAY 745 £790.00 106 CHAR
HUIP,STRONSAY 570 £640.00 112 AA

A SMALL SELECTION OF LAMBS WERE FORWARD SALE

NEW SEASON LAMBS FROM D SUMMERS EASTHOUSE TOAB SOLD FOR £100 FOR A SUFFOLK
SCALING 51 KILOS AND £80 FOR 3 SUFFOLKS SCALING 48 KILOS ALL LAMBS WERE PURCHASED
BY E FLETT BUTCHERS STROMNESS

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Café Menu – Monday 27th June

Tattie & Leek Soup

Sweet & Sour Chicken in batter
Cold Meat Salad
Steak Mince

Banana Split & Cream

Weekly “Special” – Bacon Roll – £1.55

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PEDIGREE SHORTHORN HEIFERS

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2 Pedigree Shorthorn Heifers, ex Denwick, Deerness – For sale Monday 4th July at Noon.

Lordenwick Bonny Heather (H) – Born 5th January 2014 (Red & a little white), by Greeness Flo and sired by Stonmuir Thundercloud (P)
& Lordenwick Helen (P) – Born 16th June 2014 (Red & a little white), by Dunsyre Meadowsweet 18th and sired by Langalbuinoch Barney (P)

BVD Accredited herd – Heifers have been fully vaccinated – Good natured – Bulling regularly – Left open for buyers choice. Pedigrees with both.

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CATTLE REPORT 20TH JUNE 2016

17 Prime cattle, 11 Store cattle and 15 OTM’s were sold on Monday, when Prime cattle sold to 213p/kg for a 555kg Charolais heifer, from Fraser, Feavel, Birsay, which realised £1182.15 to Craigie Butcher Ltd, The Brig, Kirkwall.

Other leading Prime heifer prices –

Charolais (605kg) Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick (209p) £1065.90
Charolais (665kg) Spence, Muckle Pow, Evie (209p) £1389.85
Charolais (610kg) Moss, Ocklester, Toab (208p) £1268.80
Limousin (470kg) Bain, Arion, Stromness (206p) £968.20
Angus (590kg) Twatt, Lingro, St Ola (202p) £1191.80

Prime steers sold to 210p/kg for a 605kg Charolais, from Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick, which realised £1270.50 to Flett’s, Butcher, Stromness.

Store steers sold to 228.6p/kg for a 525kg Limousin, from Bain, Arion, Stromness, which realised £1200.

Store heifers sold to 239.6p/kg for a 480kg Limousin, also from Arion, Stromness, which realised £1150.

OTM Cattle sold to 133.9p/kg for a 545kg Angus cow, from Ritch, Fillets, Graemsay, which realised £730.

Other leading OTM prices –

Angus (670kg) Dearness, Knowe, Sanday (128.4p) £860
Angus (585kg) Ritch, Fillets, Graemsay (126.5p) £740
Angus (595kg) Dearness, Knowe, Sanday (122.7p) £730

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CATTLE REPORT 13TH JUNE 2016

14 Prime cattle and 10 OTM’s were sold on Monday, when Prime cattle sold to 213p/kg for a 625kg Limousin steer, from Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick, which realised £1331.25 and was purchased by Craigie Butcher Ltd, The Brig, Kirkwall.

Other leading Prime steer prices –

Limousin (680kg) Fraser, Feavel, Birsay (209p) £1421.20
Limousin (620kg) McGucken, Lyking, Sandwick (203p) £1258.60
Charolais (660kg) Spence, Muckle Pow, Evie (194p) £1280.40

Prime heifers sold to 210p/kg for a 580kg Limousin, from McGucken, Lyking, Sandwick, which realised £1218 to Flett’s, Butchers, Stromness.

Other leading Prime heifer prices –

Charolais (535kg) Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick (209p) £1118.15
Charolais (660kg) Spence, Muckle Pow, Evie (205p) £1353
Limousin (555kg) Johnston, Hewan, Shapinsay (204p) £1132.20

OTM Cattle sold to 133.3p/kg for a 570kg Limousin cow, from Rendall, Rowland, Holm, which realised £760.

Other leading OTM prices –

Angus cow (620kg) Johnston, Hewan, Shapinsay (127.4p) £790
Angus cow (575kg) Hobbister Farms, Orphir (120p) £690
Angus cow (675kg) Casey, Orquil, St Ola (118.5p) £800

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