News Posted: 28th September 2012

Shetland Livestock Marketing Group in conjunction with Aberdeen & Northern Marts sold 2189 lambs and ewes on Friday 28th September 2012.

A more mixed show of lambs compared with last week met a firmer trade and more could have been sold. Ewes met an excellent trade, quality considered.

Leading Prices – Store Lambs

Suffolk x
£63.50 Houlland, Skellister; £62 Turrigarth, Fladdabister; £59.20 Bayview, Bridge End; £59 Tremayne, Bridge End; £58 Breaview, Braewick;

Texel x
£56 Aithsetter, Cunningsburgh; £50 Brindister, Gulberwick;

Cheviot x
£52.50 No 1 Braefield, Lerwick; £50.50 Hillcrest, Quarff; £49 Gunnigarth, West Sandwick;

Lleynx
£55 Hillcrest, Ireland;

Shetland
£34.50 Linmor, South Whiteness; £33 Scarfataing, Roe & Burnside, Bixter; £32.50 Brindister, Gulberwick; £32.20 North Booth, Haroldswick; £31.50 Westerloch, Burravoe & Newhouse, Voe;

Leading Prices – Ewes

Shetland
£35.50 Northpark Holdings, Cunnister; £31 Quoys, Sandsound; £30 Roadside, North Roe;

Cheviot x
£44 Scholland, Virkie; £41 Roadside, North Roe; £40 No 1 Braefield, Lerwick.