News Posted: 14th September 2017

Shetland Livestock Marketing Group in conjunction with Aberdeen & Northern Marts had 2488 lambs at their sale on Thursday 14th September.

All classes barely maintained last weeks’ good trade but were still short of requirements. There were 2 mainland buyers present in addition to the regular buyers who execute orders for those that cannot attend. Some 1100 lambs were purchased by a buyer from the Scottish borders.

Leading Prices – Lambs

Suffolk x - £65 & £60 Sandlodge Farm, Sandwick; £61 Grindischool, Bressay; £60.20 Bigton Farm, Bigton & Burkle, Fair Isle; £60 Girlsta House, Girlsta & Islesview, Uyeasound; £59.50 Millingsounds, Brough & Gunnista, Bressay; £59.20 Mailand, Baltasound & Kirkabister, Bressay; £59 Haygreen, Cunningsburgh & Maundeville, Baltasound;

Texel x - £64.50 & £59 Millingsounds, Brough; £59 Burkle, Fair Isle; £58.20 Sandlodge, Sandwick;

Cheviot - £49.50 Vatnahoull, Setter Farm; £48.20 Girsta House, Girsta; £48 Livorna, Busta;