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

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