Shetland Livestock Marketing Group in conjunction with Aberdeen and Northern Marts held an early season sale of lambs, sheep and cattle on Friday 24th August.

Cattle were a below average show for quality and sold extremely well considering.

Lambs met an excellent demand and more could have been sold.

Bullocks sold to a top £595 for an AAx from A. Ridland, Voxter, Brae. Heifers to £720 for a BSHx from A.J. Willliamson, Lunna Farm, Vidlin.

Lambs to £62 for Soffolk crosses from Smith, Timogill, South Pund and also Texel crosses from L. Abernethy, Verdahill, Twatt.

Feeding Ewes to £78 for Cheviot crosses Verdahill, Twatt.