Cattle report 5th January 2015
27 Prime cattle and 3 OTM’s were sold on Monday, when Prime cattle sold to 228p/kg for a 580kg Limousin x heifer, from Coghill, Muce, Birsay, which realised £1322.40 to E R & T Craigie, Brig Larder, Kirkwall.
Other leading heifer prices –
Limousin x (530kg) Morgan, Swannay Farm, Swannay (218p) £1155.40
Charolais x (545kg) Eunson, Staye, Deerness (217p) £1182.65
Charolais x (580kg) Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick (216p) £1252.80
Simmental x (575kg) Midbigging Farms, Toab (215p) £1236.25
Charolais x (595kg) Isbister, Feolquoy, Stromness (213p) £1267.35
Simmental x (545kg) Clark, Stratheast, Holm (212p) £1155.40
Prime steers sold to 227p/kg for a 600kg Limousin x, from Coghill, Muce, Birsay, which realised £1362 to E Flett, Butchers, Stromness.
Other leading steer prices –
Limousin x (665kg) Henry, Howe, Harray (217p) £1443.05
Limousin x (615kg) Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick (216p) £1328.40
OTM cattle sold to 137p/kg for a 775kg Simmental cow, from Miller, Nigley, Evie, which realised £1060 – This was also top price per head.