LERWICK - Shetland Livestock Marketing Group in conjunction with Aberdeen & Northern Marts sold 3153 sheep, mostly lambs at their sale on Friday 23rd September 2016.

All classes again, met an excellent demand. Native bred fleshy lambs were in more demand than previously and more could have been sold.

Leading Prices

Suffolk Crosses

£60 Hillcrest, Ireland; £59.80 Vatsker, Bigton; £58.80 Burraland, Sullom; £58 Clibberswick, Haroldswick; £57.80 Hellia, Aithsetter; £57.50 Setter, Fair Isle.

Texel Crosses

£62.50 Millingsounds, Brough; £61 Fairview, Vidlin; £59 Burnbank, Sandwick; £58.80 Setter, Fair Isle;  £57.80 Easterleigh, Burravoe.

Cheviot Crosses

£59 Whitefield, Symbister; £56 Vatnahoull, Setter Farm; £53.50 No 8 Glebe Park, Bressay & Utra Fair Isle; £52 South Lea, Tumblin.

Shetland

£32.50 Burraland, Sullom; £29.50 Burland, Trondra; £29 Saltayre, Gletness; £26.50 Westerwick, Skeld; £25 Moorfoeld, Tresta & Larranda, Papil.