11 Prime cattle, 1 Store and 2 OTMs were sold on Monday when Prime cattle sold to 226p/kg for a 575kg Limousin heifer, from Tait, Campston, Toab, which realised £1299.50 to Craigie Butcher Ltd, The Brig, Kirkwall.
Other leading Prime heifer prices –
British Blue (590kg) Glen Orkney Farms, St Ola (224p) £1321.60
Limousin (570kg) Tait, Campston, Toab (222p) £1265.40
Charolais (635kg) Eunson, Staye, Deerness (217p) £1312.85
Charolais (660kg) Northbank Holdings, St Ola (207p) £1366.20
Prime steers sold to 218p/kg for a 685kg Charolais, from Glen Orkney Farms, St Ola which realised £1493.30 to Williamsons, Butcher, Kirkwall.
Other leading Prime steer prices –
Charolais (700kg) Eunson, Staye, Deerness (216p) £1512
An OTM cow, scaling 635kg, from Eunson, Staye, Deerness realised £720 and an OTM bull from Trenabie Farms, Westray scaled 1020kg and realised £1100 (107.8p/kg)
Following the cattle sale, 21 Prime lambs and hoggs and 61 Cast sheep were sold.
Prime lambs sold to 190p/kg for a 50kg Charollais, from Marshall, Cotland, St Ola, which realised £95
Other leading Prime lamb prices –
Charollais (53kg) Muir, Kierfiold, Sandwick (184.9p) £98
Texel (52kg) Scott, Dawn Cottage, Holm (175p) £91
Texel (53kg) Breck Farms Ltd, Queenamuckle, Rendall (173.6p) £92
Texel (49kg) Cox, Breck, Eday (173.5p) £85
Prime hoggs sold to 102.8p for a 72kg Texel, from How Farms Ltd, Sanday which realised £74
Cast ewes sold to £95 for a Texel, from Muir, Kierfiold, Sandwick
Other leading ewe prices –
2 Texels (£92) Harcus, Quanterness, St Ola
Texel (£89) How Farms Ltd, Sanday
Texel (£84) Marshall, Cotland, St Ola
Texel (£79) Johnston, Cloke, Dounby
4 Lleyns (£65) Groat, Cloke, Dounby
Prime rams sold to £82 for a Texel, from Dick, Mid Skaill, Egilsay.
Other leading Prime ram prices –
Texel (£80) Groat, Cloke, Dounby
Texel (£55) Rendall Braefoot, Shapinsay