Cattle Report 6th March, 2017
7 Prime cattle and 8 OTM cattle were sold on Monday, when Prime cattle sold to 222p/kg for a 590kg Limousin heifer, from Morgan, Swannay Farm, Swannay, which realised £1309.80 to Flett, Butcher Ltd, Stromness.
Other leading Prime heifer prices –
Charolais (600kg) Smith, Cauldhame, Stromness (212p) £1272
Saler (600kg) Grpat. Cloke, Dounby (210p) £1260
Simmental (555kg) Twatt, Lingro, St Ola (205p) £1137.75
Prime steers sold to 220p/kg for a 600kg Limousin , from Groat, Cloke, Dounby, which realised £1320 to Craigie Butcher Ltd, The Brig, Kirkwall.
OTM Cattle sold to 130.6p/kg for a 605kg Limousin cow, from Moar, Rosebank, Deerness, which realised £790.
Other leading OTM cow prices –
Limousin (840kg) Rosie, Hunger-Him-Oot, Flotta (130p) £1090
Simmental (635kg) Montgomery, Midland, Rendall (118.1p) £750
British Blue (710kg) Young, Castle, Stromness (114.8p) £815
OTM Bulls sold to 106.9p/kg for a 655kg Simmental, from Sinclair, Midhouse, Harray, which realised £700.