YOUNG FARMERS OVER WINTERING COMPETITION

THE YOUNG FARMERS OVER WINTERING COMPETITION WAS HELD ON MONDAY WITH
21 CATTLE ENTERED IN THE SHOW AND SALE WHICH WAS SPONSORED BY NORTHLINK FERRIES

THE CHAMPION OVER WINTERED ANIMAL JUDGED BY W CAMERON BURNSIDE KEITH
WAS A LIMOUSIN HEIFER CONSIGNED BY CHRISTINA COPLAND OVERHOUSE HARRAY

SHE WAS BRED BY SCOTT & BROWN BIGGINGS STENNESS AND WAS PURCHASED ON
THE 28TH SEPTEMBER 15 WEIGHING 425 KILOS
TODAY SHE WEIGHED 585 KILOS AND SOLD FOR £1440 PURCHASED BY DOUNBY BUTCHER

THE OVERALL HIGHEST AVERAGE WEIGHT GAIN CHAMPION WAS A CHAROLAIS CROSS STOT FROM
DANIEL HENRY HOWE HARRAY AND WAS 395 KILOS WHEN PURCHASED IN OCTOBER 15
TODAY HE WEIGHED 645 KILOS A DAILY WEIGHT GAIN OF 1.49 KILOS PER DAY
HE WAS SOLD FOR £1180 TO A T WILSON BROWNHILL OF
ANNOCHIE AUCHNAGATT

THE YOUNG FARMERS CAN TAKE GREAT PRIDE IN THE WAY THEIR CATTLE WERE TURNED OUT.
THE CONDITION THEY WERE IN MEANT THE LOCAL BUTCHERS,
DOUNBY BUTCHER,CRAIGIES BRIG LARDER,E FLETT STROMNESS AND WILLIAMSONS EAST ROAD
KIRKWALL PURCHASED 10 CATTLE BETWEEN THEM FROM THE 21 THAT WERE FOR SALE.

HALTERED STEER PRICES AVERAGE WEIGHT GAINED PER DAY
SOUTH SEATTER,SANDWICK 610 £1,330.00 218 LIM 1.05 KGS
SUNNYDALE,STENNESS 510 £1,200.00 235 LIM 0.86 KGS
GARTH,RENDALL 525 £1,170.00 223 LIM 1.02 KGS
CRAIGHAVEN,TOAB 600 £1,240.00 207 LIM 0.95 KGS
VINDON,FINSTOWN 630 £1,170.00 186 LIM 1.11 KGS
ESTABEN,FIRTH 755 £1,400.00 185 LIM 1.38 KGS
HARWOOD,ST OLA 510 £1,140.00 224 LIM 1.21 KGS
CRAIGHAVEN,TOAB 595 £1,140.00 192 CHAR 1.39 KGS

HALTERED HEIFER PRICES
HESTICRUIVE,TANKERNESS 610 £1,300.00 213.1 LIM 0.95 KGS
OVERHOUSE,HARRAY 585 £1,440.00 246.2 LIM 0.85 KGS
GARSON,SANDWICK 660 £1,370.00 207.6 LIM 1.07 KGS
GREENHALL,DEERNESS 430 £1,000.00 232.6 LIM 1.08 KGS
WESTFIELD,STROMNESS, 620 £1,240.00 200 CHAR 1.43 KGS
STANK FARM,STROMNESS 445 £1,120.00 251.7 BB 0.65 KGS

UNHALTERED STEER PRICES
APPIETEEN,SANDWICK 700 £1,340.00 191.4 CHAR 1.07 KGS
HOWE,HARRAY 645 £1,180.00 182.9 CHAR 1.49 KGS
BU,ORPHIR 495 £1,160.00 234.3 LIM 1.15 KGS

UNHALTERED HEIFER PRICES
KARLEA,STROMNESS, 630 £1,300.00 206.3 CHAR 0.94 KGS
BRECK COTTAGE,BIRSAY 600 £1,050.00 175 LIM 1.14 KGS
STONELEA,STENNESS 545 £1,180.00 216.5 CHAR 0.50 KGS
OVERHOUSE,HARRAY 610 £1,250.00 204.9 LIM 0.95 KGS

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