Cattle Report 12th June, 2017
9 Prime cattle, 27 Store cattle and 15 OTM’s were sold on Monday, when Prime cattle sold to 231p/kg for 590kg Limousin heifer, from Glen Orkney Farms, St Ola, which realised £1362.90 to Flett, Butcher, Stromness.
Other leading Prime heifer prices –
Charolais (590kg) Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick (225p) £1327.50
Charolais (570kg) Johnston, Hewan, Shapinsay (221p) £1259.70
Prime steers sold to 224p/kg for a 615kg British Blue, from Taylor, Hall of Herston, South Ronaldsay, which realised £1377.60 to Craigie Butcher Ltd, The Brig, Kirkwall.
Store steers sold to 225.4p/kg for a pen of 3 Angus’s, from Fraser, West Shore, Rendall, which scaled 346kg and realised £780
Other leading steer prices –
Limousin (385kg) Wylie, Swartland, Dounby (220.8p) 850
Store heifers sold to 230.4p/kg for a pen of 5 Charolais, from Watson, Rennibister, Kirkwall, which scaled 369kg and realised £850
Other leading store heifer prices –
British Blue (365kg ) Watson, Rennibister, Kirkwall (226p) £825
4 Charolais (377kg) Watson, Rennibister, Kirkwall (220.2p) £830
OTM cattle sold to 151.7p/kg for a 580kg Limousin, from Harvey, Quholmslie, Stromness, which realised £880
Other leading OTM prices –
Angus (695kg) Harvey, Quholmslie, Stromness (145.3p) £1010
Angus (715kg) Harvey, Seatter, Stromness (144.1p) £1030
Angus (450kg) Hobbister Farms, Orphir (140p) £630
Shorthorn (690kg) Burgher, Ness, Westray (137.7p) £950
There will be a sale of Orkney books and art on Thursday, at 10am, viewing Wednesday 9am – 5pm.