Cattle Report 23rd May 2016
16 Prime cattle, 51 Store cattle and bulling heifers, 23 OTMs, 7 Breeding bulls and 29 Breeding cows, some with calves at foot, were sold on Monday, when Prime cattle sold to 202p/kg for a 620kg Limousin heifer, from Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick, which realised £1252.40 to Craigie Butcher Ltd. The Brig, Kirkwall.
Other leading Prime heifer prices –
Limousin (570kg) Moar, Withaquoy, Holm (198p) £1128.60
Charolais (625kg) Spence, Muckle Pow, Evie (194p) £1212.50
Simmental (590kg) Twatt, Lingro, St Ola (192p) £1132.80
Limousin (545kg) Smith, Cauldhame, Stromness (192p) £1046.40
Prime steers sold to 191p/kg for a 610kg Charolais, from Spence, Muckle Pow, Evie, which realised £1165.10 to Flett, Butcher, Stromness
Store steers sold to 234.4p/kg for a pair of 320kg Limousins, from Tait, Rosemount, Sandwick, which realised £750.
Other leading steer prices –
2 Charolais (402kg) Thomson, Beafield, Sanday (226.4p) £910
Saler (440kg) Miller, Nigley, Evie (222.7p) £980
Store heifers sold to 214.3p/kg for a pair of 350kg Charolais heifers, from Thomson, Beafield, Sanday, which realised £750.
Other leading heifer prices –
Limousin (340kg) Tait, Rosemount, Sandwick (210.3p) £715
Limousin (470kg) Gaudie, Netherskaill, Birsay (206.4p) £970
OTM Cows sold to 144.9p/kg for a 590kg Charolais, from Gaudie, Netherskaill, Birsay, which realised £855.
Other leading OTM prices –
Limousin (645kg) Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick (139.5p) £900
Angus (645kg) Cursiter, Charleston, Papa Westray (136.4p) £880
Simmental (665kg) Twatt, Lingro, St Ola (132.3p) £880
Simmental (605kg) Moss, Ocklester, Toab (132.2p) £800
Breeding bulls sold to £3,100 for a Charolais, from Baillie, Biggings, Toab.
Bulling heifers sold to £1100 for a pair of Shorthorn x’s from Johnston, Brockan, Stromness.
A selection of Simmental and Saler x bulling heifers, from Miller Nigley, Evie, sold to £850 for a pen of 3 Salers.
Heifers with calves at foot sold to £2,200 for a Simmental with a Saler heifer calf and cows with calves at foot sold to £2000 for a 6 year old Simmental with a Charolais calf from Paterson, Nessbreck, Harray.
In calf cows sold to £1000 for a 6 year old Simmental from Henry, Howe, Harray.