Forward for sale on Monday 13th July, were 10 Prime cattle, 6 Store cattle and 6 OTM’s.
Prime cattle sold to 220p/kg for a 540kg Simmental steer from Taylor, Hall of Herston, South Ronaldsay, which realized £1188 to E Flett Butcher Ltd, Stromness.
Other leading steer prices –
Limousin (665kg) Stanger, Hillquoy, Birsay (210p) £1396.50
Charolais (550kg) Taylor, Hall of Herston, South Ronaldsay (209p) £1149.50
Prime heifers sold to 218p/kg for a 550kg Charolais, from Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick, which realised £1199 to Donaldsons of Orkney, Butcher, Kirkwall
Other leading heifer prices –
Limousin (580kg) Tait, Campston, Toab (216p) £1252.80
Stabiliser (585kg) Corrigall, Northbigging, Dounby (214p) £1251.90
Limousin (775kg) Stanger, Hillquoy, Birsay (200p) £1550
A consignment of forward Aberdeen Angus Store cattle from Deyell, Vincoin, North Ronaldsay met a good sound trade, with Steers selling to a top price per head of £1500 and heifers to £1310.
OTM cows sold to 139.7p/kg for a 780kg Shorthorn cow, from Leslie, Chapelbrae, Westray, which realized £1090
Other leading OTM prices –
Shorthorn (740kg) Leslie, Chapelbrae, Westray (135.1p) £1000
Simmental (765kg) Scott, Pickletillum, Deerness (126.8p) £970
Limousin (645kg) Scott, Pickletillum, Deerness (124p) £800
An OTM bull from Johnston, Brockan, Stromness scaled 1110kg and sold at £1180 (106.3p/kg)