Shetland Livestock Marketing Group in conjunction with Aberdeen & Northern Marts sold 3041 lambs and ewes on Saturday 6th October 2012.

A more mixed show of sheep in general compared to previous sales met a trade in keeping with national trends and were less value.

Leading Prices – Store Lambs

Suffolk x

£52.50 Erendale, Cunningsburgh; £51.50 Haygreen, Cunningsburgh; £48.50 Klettnahoull, Garth.

Texel x

£43 Haygreen, Cunningsburgh.

Cheviot x

£49.50 Peacehaven, Whalsay; £48 Ramanagoe, Uyeasound; £45 Mark, Aith £43 Niaroo, Gloup.

Shetland

£33 No 14 Greenbank Terrace, Cullivoe; £32 Norby, Sandness; £31.50 Clavel, Bigton; £30 Mark, Aith

Leading Prices – Ewe Lambs

Shetland

£60 Clothister, Sullom; £25 Clavel, Bigton; £23.50 Rocklea, Whiteness.

Cheviot x

£51 Pamoula, Symbister; £49 No 14 Greenbank Terrace, Cullivoe.

Lleynx

£42.50 Roadside, North Roe.

Leading Prices – Ewes

Cheviot x

£55 Keldabister, Bressay, Islesburgh, Sullom & New Grunnasound, Bridge End. £54 No 2 Roadside, Bressay; £53 Peacehaven, Whalsay & Newhouse, Grupps; £51 Gunnister, Hamar & Burgins, Voe; £50 Pouster, Effirth.

Shetland

£29.50 Exnaboe, Virkie; £26 Gremista Farm, Gremista; £23 Timogill, South Punds.