16 Prime cattle, 16 Store cattle and 13 OTM’s were sold on Monday, when Prime cattle sold to 215p/kg for a 625kg Limousin steer, from J & J Fraser, Feavel, Birsay, which realised £1343.75 and was purchased by E Flett Butcher Stromness.
Other leading Prime steer prices –
Limousin (650kg) Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick (212p) £1378
Charolais (685kg) Sinclair, South Unigarth, Sandwick (194p) £1328.90
Prime heifers sold to 206p/kg for a 590kg Charolais, from J & R Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick, which realised £1215.40 and sold to Craigie Butchers Ltd Tankerness.
Other leading Prime heifer prices –
Limousin (550kg) Morgan, Swannay Farm, Swannay (204p) £1122
Simmental (530kg) Seatter, Melsetter, Longhope (198p) £1049.40
Charolais (700kg) Sinclair, South Unigarth, Sandwick (190p) £1330
Store heifers sold to 196.9p/kg for a 485kg Simmental, from V R A Sinclair, Netherhouse, Harray, which realised £955.
Top price per head for store heifers was £1110 for a pair of 605kg Charolais, also from Netherhouse, Harray (183.5p)
OTM Cattle sold to168.8p/kg for a 480kg Charolais steer, from D Foulis, Horraquoy, Deerness, which realised £810.
Other leading OTM prices –
British Blue (580kg) Miller, Nigley, Evie (163.8p) 950
Limousin (560kg) Dearness, Upper Berryhill, St Ola (158.9p) 3890
Limousin (655kg) Fraser, Feavel, Birsay (145p) £950
Top price per head for OTM’s was £1080 for a 750kg Simmental cow from J & E Miller, Nigley, Evie (144p)