CATTLE REPORT 19.05.14
18 Prime Cattle, 26 Store cattle and 22 OTM’s were sold on Monday, when Prime cattle sold to 216p/kg for a 470kg South Devon steer, from Corrigall, Northbigging, Dounby, which realised £1015.20 to a South buyer.
Other leading Prime cattle prices –
Limousin heifer (560kg) Craigie, Hall of Clestrain, Orphir (215p) £1204 (Purchased by E Flett, Butcher, Stromness)
Simmental heifer (525kg) Stout, Whitehall, Stronsay (213p) £1118.25
Charolais steer (625kg) Seatter, Melsetter, Longhope (212p) £1325
British Blue heifer (535kg) Smith, Cauldhame, Stromness (212p) £1134.20
Limousin heifer (605kg) Scott, Virginia, Stenness (206p) £1246.30
Store steers sold to 272p/kg for a 250kg Charolais, from Johnston, East Garth, Harray, which realised £680.
Other leading steer prices –
Limousin (265kg) Sclater, South Fea, Orphir (249.1p) £660
Limousin (525kg) Miller, Banks, Stronsay (221p) £1160
Simmental (465kg) Brodie, Sunnybank, St Ola (219.4p) £1020
Top price per head for steers was £1240 for a 590kg Limousin, from Craigie, Hall of Clestrain, Orphir (210.2)
Store heifers sold to 209.9p/kg for a 405kg Limousin, from Miller, Banks, Stronsay, which realised £850.
Other leading heifer prices per kilo –
Charolais (280kg) Johnston, East Garth, Harray (203.6p) £570
Simmental (415kg) Brodie, Sunnybank, St Ola (203.6p) £745
Top price per head for heifers was £1290 for a 640kg Simmental, from Stevenson, Bu, Stronsay (201.6p)
OTM cattle sold to 177p/kg for a British Blue heifer, from Scott, Weethick, Tankerness, which realised £1000
Other leading OTM prices –
Simmental (630kg) Spence, Hyval, Sandwick (141.3p) £890
Simmental (760kg) Budge, Burn, South Ronaldsay (139.5p) £1060
Top price per head for OTM’s was £1150 for an 835kg Limousin cow, from Stevenson, Bu, Stronsay (137.7p)