News Posted: 8th April 2015

Shetland Livestock Marketing Group in conjunction with Aberdeen & Northern Marts sold 195 at their Annual Spring Sale on Wednesday 8th April 2015.

The Champion and First Price Bullock was a Limousin Cross from Messrs Leslie, Niaroo, Gott.

2nd Prize Bullock  - Niaroo Gott

1st & 2nd Prize Heifers were consigned by J & A Sinclair Sandlodge Farm, Sandwick. A good selection of grazing were keenly bid for and sold at rates reflecting the national trend. Bullocks averaged 227.9 with Heifers levelling out at 208.9p

Leading Prices Per Head – Bullocks

Charolais Cross - £1160 & £1140 Bigton Farm, Bigton; £1110 & £1050 Sandlodge Farm, Sandwick; £1010 Brough, Skeld;

Limousin Cross - £1180 & £1130 Niaroo, Gott; £1110 Brouster, Bridge of Walls; £1090 Lower Longaskule, Twatt;

Salers Cross - £850 Sandlodge Farm, Sandwick; £800 Bigton Farm, Bigton;

Shorthorn Cross - £775 Lower Longaskule, Twatt; £770 Brough, Skeld;

Simmental Cross - £1080 & £1060 Sandlodge Farm, Sandwick; £990 Brouster, Bridge of Walls; £940 Gremista Farm, Gremista;

Heifers Per Head

Charolais Cross - £1070 Lingarth, Dunrossness; £910 Bigton Farm, Bigton; £895 Freefield, Browland; £860 Sandlodge Farm, Sandwick;

Limousin Cross - £900 Brouster, Bridge of Walls; £745 Lower Longaskule, Twatt; £730 Girlsta House, Girlsta; £715 Gremista Farm, Gremista;

Simmental Cross  - £1060 Sandlodge Farm, Sandwick; £900 Brouster, Bridge of Walls; £840 Findlins Farm, Hillswick;

Leading Prices Per Kilo - Bullocks

Charolais Cross - 266.1 & 249.5 Bigton Farm, Bigton; £264.5 Sandlodge Farm, Sandwick; 247.1 & 242 Tow, Cunningsburgh; 236.2 Tirvister, Ollaberry; 234.8 Haygreen, Cunningsburgh;

Limousin Cross - 276.3 & 251.2 Niaroo Gott, ; 244.1 Brough, Skeld; 232.8 Serrang, Stromfirth; 231.3 Brouster, Bridge of Walls; 230.8 Lower Longaskule, Twatt;

Salers Cross – 231.6 Gremista Farm, Gremista; 223.3 Tow, Cunningsburgh; 221.6 Bigton Farm, Bigton;

Simmental Cross – 246.9 Brouster, Bridge of Walls; 241.5 & 233.9 Sandlodge Farm, Sandwick; 228.2 Gremista Farm, Gremista;

Leading Prices Per Kilo - Heifers

Charolais Cross – 223.2 Tow, Cunninsburgh; 217.2 Sandlodge Farm, Sandwick; 211.3 Tirvister, Ollaberry; 211.2 Bigton Farm, Bigton;

Limousin Cross – 216.6 Lower Longaskule, Twatt; 213.3 Brouster, Bridge of Walls;

Salers Cross – 239 Bigton Farm, Bigton; 221.1 Bugton House, Bigton;

Simmental Cross – 222.2 Findlins Farm, Hillswick; 213.3 Brouster, Bridge of walls; 209.9 Sandlodge Farm, Sandwick; 206.3 Gremista Farm, Gremista;