Christmas Primestock Show & Sale 2013


Our Christmas Primestock show and sale was held on Monday. The Judges were Jason Rendall and Ewen Moxley from Clackmananshire.

The Champion in the cattle section was a Limousin cross steer shown in the Young Farmers Class. He was shown by Miss Inga Kemp Greenhall Deerness. His sire was the AI sire “CHYTODDEN CONAN” out of a Charolais cross cow.
He realised £2500 to Messrs Williamsons Butchers Kirkwall
The Reserve Champion was a Belgian Blue Cross Steer shown by Messrs Drydale Farms Stromness.
He sold for £2200 and was purchased by E Flett & co Butchers Stromness.

Other Cattle Prices;

Hall of Herston South Ronaldsay,Steer 670kgs @260p £1742.00
Hewan Shapinsay Steer 700 kgs@275p £1925.00
Drydale Stromness Steer 725kgs@ 279p £2022.75
Sebay Cottage Tankerness Steer 725kgs@ 272p £1972.00
Swannay Farms Heifer 535kgs @ 280p £1498.00
Swannay Farms Steer 765kgs @ 264p £2019.60
Old Hall Stromness Steer 720kgs @ 260p £1872.00
Old hall Stromness Steer 715kgs @ 262p £1873.30
Hewan Shapinsay Steer 620kgs @268p £1661.60
Muce Birsay Heifer 665kgs @258p £1715.70
Muce Birsay Steer 545kgs @280p £1526.00
Odinstone Shapinsay Steer 565kgs @282p £1593.30

Champion in the Lamb section were a pair of Beltex crosses from Scott & Brown Biggings Stenness.
They scaled 46 ½ kilos and realised £130 each and was purchased by E Flett & co Butchers Stromness

Reserve Champion was two Texel cross Lambs from Iain Laird Yeldabreck Burray scaling 45 kilos and selling for £86 again to E Flett & co Butchers Stromness.

Other Pair of Lamb Prices;

Biggings Stenness Texel Cross 41 ½ @ £79
Yeldabreck Burray Texel Cross 42 @ £74
Yeldabreck Burray Suffolk Cross 44 ½ @ £77
Newhall Stromness Beltex Cross 42 @ £77
Yeldabreck Burray Charollais Cross 44 @ £74
Overhouse Harray Beltex Cross 35 @ £68

Young Farmers- Single Lamb

Odinstone Shapinsay 51 kgs £100
Newhall Stromness 41 ½ kgs £72
Overhouse Harray 41 kgs £78

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