Sale Report: ANM, Thainstone Mart – Orkney Organic Store Cattle
Aberdeen & Northern Marts, store cattle sale held at Thainstone Mart on Friday 17th November included a consignment of Organic Stores from Orkney.
Organic prices maintained those achieved at autumn sales, remaining up on the year, with average p per kg for bullocks and heifers continuing to retain price premium over non-organic stores.
Organic Store Cattle
Organic Bullocks (11) averaged 273.5p (+/-p) to 289.3p per kg from a pair of 356kg Stabilisers and £1,090 gross for a 410kg Stabiliser from New Holland, Holm.
Organic Heifers (13) averaged 274.7p (+/-p) to 276.2p per kg for a pen of four 362kg Stabilisers and £1,050 gross for a pen of five 384kg Stabilisers from New Holland.
Leading prices per head and kg
up to 300kg – New Holland £780, 261.7p;
351-400kg – New Holland £1,030, 277.8p; and
401-450kg – New Holland £1,070, 265.9p.
up to 400kg – New Holland £1,000, 274.7p.
Full sale report available at Aberdeen & Northern Marts website