7 Prime cattle and 7 OTM cattle were sold on Monday, prior to the sale of Prime, Store and Cast Sheep.
Prime cattle sold to 236p/kg for a 650kg Limousin steer, from Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick, which realised £1534 to Craigie Butcher Ltd, The Brig, Kirkwall
Other leading Prime steer prices –
Limousin (690kg) Omand, Stembister, Toab (232p) £1600.80
Prime heifers sold to 230p/kg for a 725kg Charolais, from Stanger, South Seatter, Sandwick, which realised £1667.50 to Williamsons, Butcher, Kirkwall.
Other leading prime heifer prices –
Charolais (615kg) Fraser, Feavel, Birsay (230p) £1414.50
OTM cattle sold to 165.5p/kg for a 725kg Simmental cow, from Seator, Seattersquoy, Stenness, which realised £1200
Other leading OTM prices –
Simmental (760kg) Seator, Seattersquoy, Stenness (164.5p) 31250
Simmental (555kg) Muir, Biggings, Holm (135.1p) £750
OTM bulls sold to a top of 108p for a 1000kg Charolais, from Scott & Brown, Biggings, Stenness (£1080)
81 Prime hoggs sold to 228.8p/kg for a pair of Texels from Muir, Biggings, Holm, which scaled 52kg and realised £119
Other top prices per kilo –
2 Cheviots (56kg) Drydale Farms, Stromness (225p) £126
Texel (44kg) Stevenson, Crismo, Evie (220.5p) £97
3 Texels (44.5kg) Backakelday Farm, Holm (220.2p) £98
Top price per head for Prime hoggs was £141 for a Cheviot x from Drydale Farms, Stromness
Other leading prices per head –
Texel x – Scott, North Dawn, Holm - £140
Cheviot x – Drydale Farms, Stromness - £138
2 Suffolk x’s – Shearer , Housegarth, Quoyloo - £137
35 Store hoggs sold to £77.50 for a Suffolk x from Shearer, Housegarth, Quoyloo.
Other leading store hogg prices per head –
4 Texel x’s – Backakelday Farm, Holm - £76
Texel x – Hobbister Farms, Orphir - £69
46 Cast sheep sold to £105 for a Texel ewe, from Cowe, Little Howes, Holm – Other leading ewe prices –
Texel x – Drydale Farms, Stromness £99
Texel x – Moar, Withaquoy, Holm £98
Cast rams sold to £105 for a Texel from Irvine, Lenashowe, Sandwick.