News Posted: 3rd November 2012

Shetland Livestock Marketing Group in conjunction with Aberdeen & Northern Marts sold 47 Cattle and 1726 Store and Breeding sheep at the final sale of the season on Saturday 3rd November 2012.

Quality kinds met a keen demand whilst poorer kinds were slower to sell.

Leading prices

Bullocks to £1000 for a Limousinx from D Anderson, Newhouse, Grupps.

Stot Calves to £640 and 210p per kg for Charolais crosses from Messrs Halcrow, Tow, Cunningsburgh.

Heifers to £600 for a Simmental x from Mrs H Mackenzie, Aithsetter, Cunninsburgh and to 205.1p per kg for Charolaisx from D & G Nicolson, Haygreen, Cunningsburgh.

OTM Cows to £900 and 120 p per kg for a Simmental cross from Brough, Skeld.

Ewe Lambs

Cheviotx - £68 & £50 South Collafirth, Ollaberry;

Shetland - £20 Tow, Cunningsburgh; £18 Mid Breck House, Walls;

Texelx - £60.50 & £52 Verdahill, Twatt;

Ewes

Shetland - £28 & £27 Anchorlea, Skeld; £26 Ennisfirth, Sullom;

Cheviotx - £54 Vatster, Bigton; £51 Sandlodge

Texelx - £56 Erinlea, Brough; £50 Heatherbrae, Baltasound; £49 & £47 Greenside, Baltasound;

Store Lambs

Cheviotx - £43.50 Mailand, Sand;

Shetland - £26 Anchorlea, Skeld; £23 Herritage, Gott, Erensdale, Cunningsburgh & Tow, Cunningsburgh;

Suffolkx - £57 Bankhead, Mossbank; £50.50 Vatster, Bigton; £50 Vallendale, Cauldhame & Uyea House, North Roe;

Texelx - £50 Burnbroo, Vadsgarth;