13 Prime cattle, 13 Store cattle, 27 OTM’s and 5 Breeding cows were sold on Monday, when Prime steers sold to 219p/kg for a 540kg Limousin x, from Eunson, Staye, Deerness, which realised £1182.60 purchased by Williamsons East Road Kirkwall
Other leading steer prices –
Aberdeen Angus (685kg) Thomson, Cockmurra, Holm (208p) £1424.80
Prime heifers also sold to 219p/kg for a 600kg Aberdeen Angus, from Thomson, Cockmurra, Holm, which realised £1314 purchased by Williamsons East Road Kirkwall.
Other leading heifer prices –
Charolais (540kg) Smith, Cauldhame, Stromness (212p) £1144.80
Store steers sold to 232p/kg for a pen of 3 Aberdeen Angus’s, from Allison, Kirbister, Longhope, which realised £870.
Store heifers sold to 218.8p/kg for a pen of 3 Charolais, also from Allison, Kirbister, Longhope, which realised £860.
OTM cattle sold to 147.9p/kg for a 595kg Angus cow, from Shearer, Backakelday, Holm, which realised £880.
Other leading OTM prices –
Shorthorn (510kg) Taylor, Hall of Herston, South Ronaldsay (143.1p) £730
Angus (670kg) Johnston, Hewan, Shapinsay (138.8p) £930
Angus (760kg) Rendall, Holland, Papa Westray (135.5p) £1030 (This was also top price per head)