Cattle Report 16 March 2015

18 Prime cattle, 3 Store cattle and 9 OTM’s were sold on Monday, when Prime cattle sold to 217p/kg for a 545kg Limousin heifer, from J & C Scott, Virginia, Stenness, which realised £1182.65 purchased by E Flett Butchers, Stromness.

Other leading Prime heifer prices –

Limousin (555kg) McGucken, Lyking, Sandwick (212p) £1176.60
Charolais (610kg) Sinclair, Unigarth, Sandwick (211p) £1287.10
Limousin (530kg) Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick (210p) £1113

Prime steers sold to 206p/kg for a 625kg Simmental, from J & R Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick, which realised £1287.50 purchased by Williamsons, East Road, Kirkwall.

Store heifers sold to 197.8p/kg for a pair of 450kg Charolais, from J B Scott, Berryhill, Burray, which realised £890.

OTM Cattle sold to 149.2p for a 590kg Charolais cow, from J Corrigall & Son, Northbigging, Dounby, which realised £880.

Other leading OTM prices –

Simmental (575kg) J Corrigall & Son, Northbigging, Dounby (142.6p) £820
Limousin (525kg) J H & H Johnston, Brettovale, Dounby (108.6p) £570

Top price per head for OTM cattle was £1000 for a Limousin bull, from J & M Dearness, Knowe, Sanday (91.7p)

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