12 Prime cattle, 1 Store heifer and 24 OTM cattle were sold on Monday, when Prime cattle sold to 216p/kg for a 645kg Charolais steer, from D W Sinclair & co Unigarth, Sandwick, which realised £1393.20 and was purchased by E Flett Butcher Stromness.
Other leading Prime cattle prices –
Charolais heifer (565kg) Bain, Arion, Stromness (213p) £1203.45
Charolais heifer (585kg) Smith, Cauldhame, Stromness (211p) £1234.35
Charolais heifer (655kg) Twatt, Lingro, St Ola (208p) £1362.40
Charolais heifer (670kg) Wylie, Seatter, Deerness (198p) £1326.60
OTM cattle sold to a top of 154p/kg for a 735kg Limousin, from Muir & sons, Gorn, Shapinsay, which realised £1130. This was also top price per head.
Other leading OTM prices per kilo –
Aberdeen Angus (810kg) Flaws, Nisthouse, Evie (135.8p) £1100
Aberdeen Angus (740kg) Bain, Arion, Stromness (132.4p) £980
Limousin (710kg) Dearness, Knowe, Sanday (127.5p) £905
Simmental (785kg) Spence, Hyval, Sandwick (126.1p) £990