9 Prime cattle, 2 Store cattle and 6 OTM’s were sold on Monday.
Prime cattle sold to 215p/kg for a 655kg Simmental heifer, from McGucken, Lyking, Sandwick, which realised £1408.25 to Williamson’s, Butcher, Kirkwall.
Other leading Prime heifer prices –
Simmental (565kg) Ross, Lenahowe, Sandwick (214p) £1209.10
Limousin (535kg) Tait, Campston, Toab (214p) £1144.90
Prime steers sold to 209p/kg for a Simmental, from McGucken, Lyking, Sandwick, which scaled 875kg and realised £1828.75, also to Williamsons.
Store heifers sold to 186p/kg for a 485kg Charolais, from Brodie, Sunnybank, St Ola, which realised £900.
OTM Cattle sold to 146.8p/kg for a 620kg Angus heifer, from Flaws, Nisthouse, Evie, which realised £910.
OTM Cows sold to 131.2p/kg for a 625kg Limousin, from Miller, Banks, Stronsay, which realised £820.
Top price per head for cows was £910 for a 700kg Simmental, from Skea, Garbo, Sanday (130p/kg)
Following the Cattle sale, 91 Prime hoggs, 21 Store hoggs and 108 Cast sheep were sold
Prime hoggs sold to 158.6p/kg for a pen of 12 Charollais, from Scott, Appiehouse, Stenness, which scaled 58kg and realised £92 which was also top gross price on the day.
Other leading Prime hogg prices per kilo –
18 Charollais (49kg) Fergus, Grindigar, Deerness (157.1p) £77
3 Texels (53kg) Brodie, Sunnybank, St Ola (147.2p) £78
2 Suffolks (41kg) Craigie, Hall of Clestrain, Orphir (146.3p) £60
Texel (52kg) Stout, Whitehall, Stronsay (144.2p) £75
Cheviot (40kg) Gray, Laithe, Sandwick (142.5p) £57
Other leading prices per head –
5 Texels (63kg) Moar, Rosebank, Deerness (£89) 141.3p
Charollais (64kg) Fergus, Grindigar, Deerness (£81) 126.6p
Suffolk (74kg) Brodie, Sunnybank, St Ola (£80) 108.1p
Store hoggs sold to £52 for a pen of 3 Texels from Hourie, Heathfield, St Ola
Cast ewes sold to £105 for a Suffolk, from Isbister, Feolquoy, Evie
Other leading ewe prices –
2 Texels (£104) Moar, Rosebank, Deerness
Texel (£102) Rendall, Old Hall, Stromness
Suffolk (£98) Stout, Whitehall, Stronsay
Texel (£91) Gray, Laithe, Sandwick
3 Texels (£86) Hourie, Heathfield, St Ola
Cast rams sold to £100 for a Texel, from Rendall, Old Hall, Stromness
The next sale at Orkney Auction Mart will be next Monday at 11.30am, when we will sell Prime, Store & OTM cattle