Thainstone Sale Report on 18th Oct
Thainstone, Aberdeen and Northern Marts held their autumn sale of organic breeding and store cattle on Friday 18th October comprising of 88 Organic store and breeding cattle.
"Store cattle sharper on the week".
Organic bullocks (33) averaged 246.8p and sold to 300p per kg for a pen of 330kg Limousin from Ben Craig, Aberlour and £1,710 gross for a 682kg Simmental cross from South Brownhill, Turriff.
Organic heifers (26) averaged 215.8p and sold to 239.6p per kg and £805 gross for a pen of 364kg Shorthorn crosses from Edinglassie Mains, Glass.
Organic breeding cattle (29) sold to £1,400 for a pair of Aberdeen Angus cross in calf cows from Holland, Stronsay.
Leading prices per head:
Organic bullocks up to 300kg - Ben Craig £840;
301-350kg - Ben Craig £990;
351-400kg - Ben Craig £1,020;
401-450kg - Ben Craig £1,070;
451-500kg - Wester Manbeen £1,140;
501-550kg - Wester Manbeen £1,200.
Organic heifers up to 350kg - Edinglassie £690;
351-400kg - Ben Craig £820;
401-450kg - Ben Craig £880;
451-500kg - Edinglassie £805.
Organic in calf cows: AA - Holland, Stronsay £1,400; AAX - Holland £1,380.
Leading prices per kg:
Organic bullocks up to 300kg - Ben Craig 281.8p;
301-350kg - Ben Craig 300p;
351-400kg - Ben Craig 246.3p;
401-450kg - Ben Craig 263.5p;
451-500kg - Wester Manbeen 232.7p;
501-550kg - Wester Manbeen 229p;
Organic heifers up to 350kg - Edinglassie 214.2p;
351-400kg - Ben Craig 219.2p;
401-450kg - Ben Craig 207.5p;
451-500kg - Edinglassie 239.5p;