17 Prime cattle, 16 Store cattle and 32 OTM’s were sold on Monday when Prime cattle sold to 244p/kg for a 570kg Limousin steer, from Garson Farms, Sandwick, which realised £1390.80 to
W Lobban & Son, Butcher, Kirkwall.
Other leading steer prices –
Limousin (635kg) Glen Orkney Farms, St Ola (239p) £1517.65
Charolais (645kg) Thomson, Layburn, Rendall (233p) £1328.10
Angus (620kg) Montgomery, Midland, Rendall (222p) £1376.40
Prime heifers sold to 242p/kg for a 585kg Limousin, from Garson Farms, Sandwick, which realised £1415.70 to E R & T Craigie, Butcher, Tankerness.
Other leading heifer prices –
Charolais (585kg) Glen Orkney Farms, St Ola (240p) £1404.00
Simmental (630kg) Montgomery, Midland, Rendall (222p) £1376.40
Angus (555kg) Allison, Kirbister, Longhope (218p) £1209.90
Store steers sold to 214.1p/kg for a 425kg British Blue, from Jones, Denwick, Deerness, which realised £910.
Store heifers sold to 212.1p for a 330kg Charolais, from Ritch, Fillets, Graemsay, which realised £700.
OTM Cattle sold to 200p/kg for a 570kg Limousin, from Spence, Eastabist, Dounby, which realised £1140.
Other leading OTM prices –
Angus (785kg) Muir, Biggings, Holm (177.1p) £1390
Simmental (625kg) Garson Farms, Sandwick (176p) £1100
British Blue (705kg) Jones, Denwick, Deerness (174.5p) £1230
Angus (765kg) Sinclair, Unigarth, Sandwick (169.9p) £1300
An OTM bull from McGuckan, Lyking, Sandwick scaled 915kg and realised £1340 (146.4p/kg)