Orkney Books and Art

Due to public demand, we intend to have a restricted sale of Orkney Books and Art on Thursday, 14th August.  If you have books or pictures you would like to sell, get them to the office as soon as possible.  We will be closing entries as soon as we reach 400!

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Ewe hoggs for sale……………………

Approximately 50 Texel & Cheviot X ewe lambs, in lamb to Shetland ram, due May, from HISHA Accredited flock.  

Private sale – Contact Mart office for further details.

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Sale Arrangements

SALE ARRANGEMENTS

Next Special Sale of Store Cattle –
MONDAY 21 APRIL

Sale of Orkney Books & Art – Thursday 14 August – Entries invited –
This will be a restricted sale – Contact the office if you have books for sale

MCINTOSH DONALD – Require Prime cattle and lambs weekly,
To book, or arrange a visit, phone Robbie – 07771991380

THURSDAY 17 APRIL
At 10am – Sale of Furniture
(Viewing Wednesday 2-5pm)

MONDAY 21 APRIL
At 11.30am – Special Sale of Store Cattle, also Prime & OTM’s – Entries invited
NO SHEEP TODAY (Wednesday)

TUESDAY 22 APRIL
At 12 Noon – Auction of Grass Lets – Further entries invited -
See separate advert for details -
Catalogues available, or to download – http://www.orkneymart.wordpress.com

WEDNESDAY 23 APRIL
At 11.30am – All Classes of Sheep

THURSDAY 24 APRIL
At 11.30am – OLA Sale of Breeding Cattle,
(See separate advert for details)

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

MONDAY 28 APRIL
OLA Show & Sale of Grazing Cattle – Entries to OLA Office

MONDAY 5 MAY
Special Sale of Grazing Cattle – Entries invited – Included in sale –
20 Simmental & S/H heifers, suitable for bulling, ex Appieteen, Sandwick

MONDAY 12 MAY
Special Sale of Grazing Cattle – Entries invited

THURSDAY 15 MAY
Sale of Furniture – Entries invited

SATURDAY 24th & SUNDAY 25th MAY
Annual Gardening Exhibition – Entries invited

THURSDAY 14 AUGUST
Sale of Orkney Books & Art – Entries invited –
This will be a restricted sale – Contact the office if you have books for sale

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Cattle Report 14th April

Cattle report 14th April, 2014

14 Prime Cattle, 7 Store cattle and 17 OTM’s were sold on Monday, when Prime cattle sold to 226p/kg twice firstly for a 580kg Charolais heifer, from K & K Morgan, Swannay Farm, Swannay, which realised £1310.80 purchased by E Flett Butchers Stromness and also a Charolais scaling 605 kilos from D W Sinclair & co Unigarth Sandwick realising £1367.30 and was purchased by E R & T Craigie Butcher Tankerness.

Other leading Prime heifer prices –

Limousin (590kg) Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick (217p) £1280.30
Simmental (570kg) Spence, Hyval, Sandwick (213p) £1214.10
Limousin (470kg) Corrigall, Northbigging, Dounby (207p) £972.90
Simmental (640kg) Clark, Stratheast, Holm (205p) £1312
Simmental (530kg) Brown, Glebe, Firth (204p) £1081.20

Prime steers sold to 225p/kg for a 560kg Limousin, from K & K Morgan, Swannay Farm, Swannay, which realised £1260 purchased by
E Flett Butchers Stromness.

Store cattle sold to 200p/kg for 305kg Limousin heifer, from Rendall, East Nistaben, Stenness, which realised £610.

OTM Cattle sold to 129.9p/kg for a 685kg Charolais, from Omand, Wardhill, South Ronaldsay, which realised £890.

Other leading OTM prices –

Limousin (720kg) Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick (129.2p) £930
Angus (590kg) Watson, Rennibister, Firth (128.8p) £760
Luing (665kg) Spence, Hyval, Sandwick (127.8p) £850
Angus (845kg) Rendall, East Nistaben, Stenness (125.4p) £1060
Angus (515kg) Baillie, Biggings, Toab (124.3p) £640

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GRASS LET CATALOGUE

CATALOGUE OF GRASS LETS

To be sold in Orkney Auction Mart, at 12 Noon, on Tuesday, 22nd April, 2014

 

ORKNEY ISLANDS COUNCIL – All eligible for S.F.P. claim.

Lot 1 – 1.22 Hectares approx – Makerhouse, Dounby – CATTLE ONLY – No water supplied.

Lot 2 – 65.93 Hectares approx – The Island of Eynhallow – SHEEP ONLY – Max. 200Special conditionsapply.

Lot 3 – 5.47 Hectares approx – Ferry & Downies, Deerness – CATTLE OR HORSES/PONIES – Water will be billed at end of let.

Lot 4 –19.00 Hectares approx. – Former Naval Base, Lyness, Hoy – CATTLE OR SHEEP – No water supplied. 

Lot 5 – 1.54 Hectares approx. – Hatston, Kirkwall – SHEEP/CATTLE/HORSES/PONIES – Water supplied.

Lot 6 – 6.13 Hectares approx. – Muddisdale, St Ola – CATTLE ONLY – Water supplied. 

Lot 7 – 2.19 Hectares approx. – Barnhouse, Stenness – SHEEP ONLY – No water supplied.

Lot 8 – 11.42 Hectares approx. – Soulisquoy, Kirkwall – CATTLE ONLY – Water supplied. 

No bulls to be grazed on any of the above. 

Fields grazed by horses/ponies may require electric fencing, which must be supplied and erected by tenant. 

Further information and maps available from Orkney Auction Mart.

Lot 9 – Field counters 5 & 7 – 6.33 Hectares – Weyland, St Ola

Lot 10 – Field counters 11 & 22 – 12.18 Hectares – Weyland, St Ola

Lot 11 – Field counters 28, 29 & 30 – 14.83 Hectares – Weyland, St Ola

Lot 12 – Field counters 21, 23 & 27 – 8.97 Hectares – Fields at Watersfield, St Ola

Lot 13 – Field counters 9, 12 & 17 – 3.23 Hectares – Fields at Watersfield, St Ola

Lot 14 – Field counters 8, 13, 14, 18 & 24 – 14.02 Hectares – Fields at Papdale, St Ola

All of the above are for CATTLE ONLY – NO BULLS – Maps available from Orkney Auction Mart

Lot 15 – Field counter 7 – 0.95 Hectares – Garson Paddock – SHEEP ONLY

Lot 16 – Field counters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 & 9 – 22.7 Hectares – Garson, Stromness – CATTLE OR SHEEP – These fields have been pasture slitted, have had shell sand applied and 1.35cwts/acre fertilizer – 12.52.0.  Docks will be sprayed in fields 5, 8 & 9 in the last week in April (Weather permitting!)

 

SCUAN & HEATHERDALE, HARRAY – Eligible for S.F.P. claim; 1.5 cwt fertilizer applied; CATTLE ONLY; No bulls

Lot 17 – Field counter 3 – 3.16 Hectares

Lot 18 – Field counter 2 – 3.56 Hectares

Lot 19 – Field counter 6 – 2.73 Hectares

Lot 20 – Field counter 7 – 2.22 Hectares

Lot 21 – Field counter 1 – 2.58 Hectares

Lot 22 – Field counters 8 & 9 – 5.14 Hectares

Lot 23 – Heatherdale – 1.77 Hectares – To be sold as 1.6 Hectares – Small area cordoned off for solar panels.

 

HACKLAND, RENDALL – Eligible for S.F.P. claim; 1.5 cwt fertilizer applied; CATTLE ONLY; No bulls

Lot 24 – Field counters 8 & 13 – 4.55 Hectares

Lot 25 – Field counters 14 & 15 – 3.70 Hectares

Lot 26 – Field counters 16 & 17 – 3.51 Hectares

Lot 27 – Field counters 4, 5, 6 & 7 – 8.44 Hectares

 

PARK OF HEDDLE & LOWER NISTHOUSE, STENNESS – Eligible for S.F.P. claim; Cattle only; No bulls

Lot 28 – Field counters – 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15 – 11.09 Hectares

Lot 29 – Field counters – 16 & 17 – 8.15 Hectares

Lot 30 – Field counters – 19 & 20 – 8.04 Hectares

 

Maps for all of the above are available from the office.  Purchasers are welcome to view the fields prior to the sale, and should do so, in order to familiarise themselves with the areas for let.

 

 

 

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Sheep report 7th April

230 Prime hoggs, 406 Store hoggs and 153 Cast sheep were sold on Monday 07th April

 Prime lambs sold to 211.3p /kg, for 4 Texel x, from Drever, Russland, Westray which scaled 40kg and realised £84.50.

 Other prices:

Charleston, Papa Westray (42.6) £88 (206.6), Feaval, Sandwick (38.8) £80 (206.2), Appieteen, Sandwick (47.6) £97 (203.8), Huan, Sandwick (42.5) £86.50 (203.5), Benlaw Evie, (42.5) £86.50 (203.5), Millhouse, Deerness (43) £87.50 (203.49), Rennibister, By Kirkwall (42.5) £85 (200), Walkerhouse, Birsay (48) £96 (200).

 Top price per head was £100 for Texel from Cowe, Little Howes, Holm.

 Other prices:

Brunthouse, Flotta £98, £95.50,  Coldomo, Stenness £97.50, £95,  Appieteen, Sandwick £97, Walkerhouse, Birsay £96,

Drydale, Stromness £95, £94, Hall of Rendall, Rendall £95, £92

 Store Hoggs sold to £83 for 6 Texel x from Donaldson, Coldomo, Stenness

 Other prices:

Brunthouse Flotta £80.50, Charleston, Papa Westray £80, Holland Papa Westray £80, Russland Westray £79.50, £78.50  Coldomo Stenness £79, Brettobreck, Stromness £78.50, Sultigeo, Stenness £78,  Feaval, Sandwick £78

 Cast ewes sold to £115 for a Char from Sinclair, Appieteen, Sandwick

 Other prices:

Green Farm Eday £110, £99,  Crook Rendall £108, Russland Westray £107, Lower Cornqouy, Holm £98, Laga, Evie £91,

Sultigeo, Stenness £90,

 Cast Rams sold to £98  for a Lleyn from Laga Farms, Evie

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Cattle Report 7th April, 2014

11 Prime cattle, 25 Store cattle and 4 OTM’s were sold on Monday, when Prime cattle sold to 223p/kg for a 535kg Charolais steer, from Corrigall, Northbigging, Dounby, which reaslised £1193.05.

Other leading Prime cattle prices –

 Simmental steer (525kg) Corrigall, Northbigging, Dounby (211p) £1107.75

Charolais heifer (655kg) Scott, Redland, Firth (210p0 £1375.50

Simmental heifer (630kg) Spence, Eastabist, Dounby (208p) £1310.40

Limousin heifer (565kg) Sinclair, Netherhouse, Harray (207p) £1169.55

Charolais heifer (535kg) Slater, Yarpha, Orphir (200p) £1070

 

Store steers sold to a top of 247.7p/kg for a pen of 3 Charolais, from Hobbister Farm, Orphir, which scaled 325kg and realised £805.

 Other leading steer prices –

 Simmental (350kg) Clark, Burgar, Hoy (242.9p) £850

2 Simmentals (495kg) Clark, Quoy-I-Dale, Hoy (234.3p) £1160

Angus (435kg) Slater, Yarpha, Orphir (200p) £870

 

Store heifers sold to 212.8p for a 470kg Shorthorn, from Slater, Yarpha, Orphir, which realised £1000

 Other leading heifer prices –

 2 Charolais (340kg) Hobbister Farm, Orphir (208.8p) £710

3 Charolais (490kg) Slater, Yarpha, Orphir (208.2p) £1020

 

OTM Cattle sold to 133.3p for a 630kg Simmental cow, from Watson, Rennibsiter, Firth, which realised £840.

 Other leading OTM prices –

 Simmental (730kg) Watson, Rennibister, Firth (115p) £730

Simmental (590kg) Corrigall, Northbigging, Dounby (111.9p) £660

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