Cattle report 12th May 2014
15 Prime cattle, 70 Store cattle and 14 OTM’s were sold on Monday, when Prime cattle sold to 224p/kg for a 535kg Angus steer, from Miller, Briarlea, Stronsay, which realised £1198.40.
Other leading Prime cattle prices –
Limousin heifer (585kg) Glen Orkney Farms, St Ola (224p) £1310.40
Angus heifer (520kg) Ritch, Feavel, Stromness (220p) £1144
Angus steer (505kg) Corrigall, Northbigging, Dounby (215p) £1085.75
Limousin heifer (610kg) Wylie, Swartland, Dounby (214p) £1305.40
Store steers sold to 282.5p/kg for a pen of 3 Charolais, from Allison, Kirbister, Longhope, which scaled 338kg and realised £955.
Other leading steer prices –
2 Limousins (240kg) Flett, Leary, Birsay (258.3p) £620
Limousin (380kg) Rendall, Veddertownmail, Tankerness (242.1p) £920
2 British Blues (347kg) Budge, Burnhouse, Longhope (242.1p) £840
Top price per head for steers was £1010 for a 455kg Limousin, from Sinclair, Heads, South Ronaldsay (222p)
Store heifers sold to 245.8p/kg for a pair of 295kg Limousins, from Flett, Leary, Birsay, which realised £725.
Other leading heifer prices –
3 Charolais (361kg) Firth, Langskaill, Rousay (243.8p) £880
Limousin (350kg) Rendall, Veddertownmail, Tankerness (242.9p) £850
5 Charolais (364kg) Allison, Kirkbister, Longhope (239p) £870
4 Charolais (410kg) Henry, Howe, Harray (239p) £980
Top price per head for heifers was £1110, for a 525kg Limousin, from Wylie, Swartland, Dounby (211.4p), also for a Limousin heifer from Henry, Howe, Harray, which was the same weight and price.
OTM Cattle sold to 133.8p for a 695kg Limousin cow, from Wylie, Swartland, Dounby, which realised £930.
Other leading OTM prices –
Limousin (875kg) Appietown Farms, Rendall (130.3p) £1140
Angus (575kg) Rendall, Veddertownmail, Tankerness (128.7p) £740
Angus (650kg) McGucken, Lyking, Sandwick (127.7p) £830
Angus (745kg) Sinclair, Braeland, South Ronaldsay (124.8p) £930