CATTLE REPORT 8TH AUGUST
14 Prime cattle, 2 Store cattle and 16 OTM’s were sold on Monday, when Prime cattle sold to 216p/kg for a 565kg Charolais heifer, from Glen Orkney Farms, St Ola, which realised £1220.40 to Craigie Butcher Ltd, Brig Larder, Kirkwall.
Other leading Prime heifer prices –
Limousin (565kg) Fraser, Feavel, Birsay (214p) £1209.10
Limousin (570kg) Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick (210p) £1197
Prime steers sold to 214p/kg for a 595kg Charolais, from Glen Orkney Farms, St Ola, which realised £1273.30, also to Craigie Butcher Ltd.
Other Prime steer prices –
Limousin (640kg) Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick (210p) £1344
Limousin (545kg) Eunson, Staye, Deerness (210p) £1144.50
Charolais (685kg) Learmonth, Grandon, Finstown (200p) £1370
OTM Cattle sold to 139.5p/kg for a 645kg Simmental cow, from Learmonth, West Nistaben, Stenness, which realised £900.
Other leading OTM prices –
Angus (810kg) Sutherland, Bachylis, Orphir (128.4p) £1040
Simmental (635kg) Sinclair, Midhouse, Harray (121.3p) £770
Charolais (665kg) Scott, Pickletillum, Deerness (117p) £780
Angus (710kg) Boyd, Hanover, Sanday (111.3p) £790
There will be a Special Sale of Store cattle next Monday, at 10.30am.