News Posted: 1st October 2011

Shetland Livestock Marketing Group in conjunction with Aberdeen & Northern Marts had 2969 head of Breeding Sheep at their Special Sale on Saturday 1st October 2011

Ewe Lambs were a good show for quality and sold very well. Ewes were mixed and sold accordingly. Gimmers were also a mixed show and met a hesitant demand.

Leading Prices  Per Head

Gimmers

  • Cheviot - £140 Houlland, Skellister; £112 & £110 Easterfield, Tresta; £107 Vailima, Symbister; £100 Gardersukker, Setter; Brekken, Fladdabister & Roadside, Hamnavoe;
  • Shetland - £85 & £80 Moustoft, Weisdale; £70 North House, Papa;
  • Suffolk - £102 Houlland, Skellister;
  • Texel x - £110 Tolob, Virkie; £105 Arandaal, North Nesting; £100 Whitefield, Symbister;

Ewe Lambs

  • Cheviot - £95 Breckenlea, Tresta; £82 Brouster, Bridge of Walls & No 2 Leslie Road, Lerwick; £78 & £76 East Gate, Burrafirth; £75 Islesburgh, Sullom;
  • Shetland - £80 Gremista Farm, Gremista; £69 Stennisgarth, Burravoe; £60 Verdahill, Twatt; £55 Wester Brough, Baliasta; £50 North Kingland, Ollaberry & Haggersta, Whiteness;
  • Texel x - £110 Virse, Haroldswick; £88 Millingsounds, Brough; £80 East Gate, Burrafirth;

Ewes

  • Cheviot - £118 Houlland, Skellister; £105 Breckenlea, Tresta;
  • Shetland - £40 & £38 Hestigarth, Skeld; £40 & £39 Moustoft, Weisdale; £35 Ennisfirth, Sullom; £33 Klettnahoull, Garth; £30 Netherton, Levenwick & Easterfield, Tresta;
  • Suffolk - £102 Houlland, Skellister;