Sale Report: ANM, Thainstone Mart – Orkney Organic Store Cattle
Aberdeen & Northern Marts, store cattle sale held at Thainstone Mart on Friday 12th January included a consignment of Organic Stores from Orkney.
Organic prices back on those achieved at autumn sales although average p per kg for bullocks continued to retain price premium over non-organic stores.
Organic Store Cattle
Organic Bullocks (28) averaged 237.9p to 260p per kg for a pen of six 350kg Stabiliser crosses and £960 gross for a pair of 398kg Stabiliser crosses from New Holland, Holm.
Organic Heifers (36) averaged 193.9p to 211.2p per kg for a pen of five 322kg Stabilisers and £730 gross for a pair of 366kg Stabilisers from New Holland, Holm.
Leading prices per head
301-350kg – New Holland, Holm (STX) £910;
351-400kg – New Holland (STX) £960; and
401-450kg – New Holland £1,070, 265.9p.
301-350kg – New Holland (STX) £720 (211.2p).
Full sale report available at Aberdeen & Northern Marts website