Cattle Report 21st November 2016
18 Prime cattle, 8 Store cattle and 55 OTM’s were sold on Monday, when Prime cattle sold to 228p/kg for a 635kg Limousin steer, from Coghill, Muce, Birsay, which realised £1447.80 to Craigie Butcher Ltd, The Brig, Kirkwall.
Other leading Prime steer prices –
Limousin (625kg) Coghill, Muce, Birsay (225p) £1406.25
Simmental (585kg) Sinclair, South Unigarth, Sandwick (212p) £1240.20
Prime heifers sold to 211p/kg for a 550kg Charolais, from Sinclair, South Unigarth, Sandwick, which realised £1160.50, to Williamsons, Butcher, Kirkwall.
Other leading Prime heifer prices –
Charolais (595kg) Henry, Howe, Harray (210p) £1249.50
Simmental (555kg) Drydale Farms, Stromness (209p) £1159.95
Limousin (545kg) Coghill, Muce, Birsay (207p) £1128.15
Charolais (575kg) Eunson, Staye, Deerness (206p) £1184.50
Store steers sold to 191.2p/kg for an Aberdeen Angus, from Rendall, Whitehow, Papa Westray, which scaled 570kg and realised £1090.
Store heifers sold to 183.3p for a 420kg Charolais, from Duncalfe, Cavit, Wyre, which realised £770.
OTM Cows sold to 146.5p/kg for a 505kg British Blue, from Linklater, Upper Braebuster, Deerness, which realised £740.
Other leading OTM cow prices –
Shorthorn (515kg) Sinclair, Midhouse, Harray (135.9p) £700
British Blue (755kg) Seator, Seattersquoy, Stenness (132.5p) £1000
Charolais (765kg) Rendall, Whitehow, Papa Westray (130.7p) £1000
Angus (815kg) Spence, Norton, Dounby (127.6p) £1040
Simmental (750kg) Fergus, Clifton, Westray (126.7p) £950
An OTM steer from Taylor, Flaws, Evie, scaled 620kg and realised £750 (121p/kg)
OTM bulls sold to 91p/kg for a 945kg Simmental, from Morgan, Swannay Farm, Swannay, which realised £860.