News Posted: 29th September 2012

Shetland Livestock Marketing Group in conjunction with Aberdeen & Northern Marts sold 3157 head of breeding sheep at their annual special sale on Saturday 29th September.

Quality Gimmers and ewe Lambs sold well as did well bred Shetland sheep.

Leading Prices – Gimmers

Cheviot x
£132 Easterfield, Tresta; £121 & £116 Haggersta, Whiteness; £118 Vailima, Symbister; £110 Brindister, Gulberwick; £105 & £101 Netherton, Levenwick; £104 East Linn, Effirth; £100 Clousta, Bixter, Ennisfirth, Sullom, Varhjem, Brae & Arandaal, North Nesting.

Texelx
£125 Cooperstown, Eshaness; £118 Sanshoull, Isbister; £110 Westerloch, Burravoe & Brindister, Gulberwick.

Lleynx
£95 Brindister.

Shetland
£60 No 2 Kalliness, Weisdale; £50 Aikerness, Evie; £49 Ayres of Clousta, Bixter; £46 Kirkigarth, Walls.

Leading Prices – Ewe Lambs

Cheviotx

£82 Brouster, Bridge of Walls; £71 Mailand, sand; £70 Hamar, North Mavine; £67 Gremista Farm, Gremista & East Gate East Burrafirth; £66 Peacehaven, Whalsay, Whitefield, Symbister & Hamar, North Mavine; £65 Scholland, Virkie; £63 & £62 Mailand, Sand; £62 Anderwood, East Burrafirth.

Texelx
£75 East Gate, East Burrafirth; £64 Sumburgh farm, Virkie; £63 Sanshoull, Isbister & Anderwood, East Burrafirth; £60 Virse, Haroldswick.

Shetland
£75 No 2 Stove Cottages, Walls; £60 No 2 Seaside Chalet, Brae & North Kingland, Ollaberry; £45 Moustoft, Weisdale; £44 East Pund, Aith.

Lleynx
£64 Sandlea, Sandwick.

Leading Prices – Ewes

Texel
£100 Cooperstown, Eshaness; £78 Westerloch, Burravoe.

Cheviotx
£68 & £63 Swinister, Ollaberry.

Shetland
£42 & £38 Moustoft, Weisdale; £37 No 2 Kalliness, Weisdale.