Shetland Livestock Marketing Group in conjunction with Aberdeen & Northern Marts had 3165 head of store sheep, comprising 1,005 breeding & feeding ewes and 2,160 lambs at their special sale on Saturday 8th October.

A very mixed show met a steady demand with correct ewes of all breeds being particularly sought after.

Leading Prices - Per Head.

Lambs

  • Suffolk Cross - £60 Setter, Bressay; £58 Brough, Bressay £56 Braewick, Eshaness;
  • Texel Cross - £60 Gardie, Haroldswick; £59 Tow, Cunningsburgh; £56 Norvista, Symbister;
  • Blackface - £46 Royal Houll, Scousburgh;
  • Cheviot - £54 Brough, Bressay; £50 Melby, Sandness;
  • Lleyn Cross - £50 Clavel, Bigton;
  • Shetland - £52 Donnamaris, Hoganess; £39.50 Brough, Skeld;

Ewes

  • Cheviot - £60.50 Hillcrest, Ireland; £60 Mousa Cottage, Leebitton & Grindischool, Bressay; £51 Ramnageo, Uyeasound;
  • Cheviot Cross - £64 & £60 Gremista Farm, Gremista; £61 Setter, Bressay; £60.50 Arandaal, North Nesting; £60 New Grunnasound, Bridge End; £59 Breckon, Cullivoe;
  • Shetland - £40 Garths, Sandness & Rocklea, Whiteness; £39 Keldabister, Bressay; £37 Gardie, Haroldswick, Arandaal, North Nesting, Varhjem, Brae;
  • Texel Cross - £60 Gardie, Haroldswick;