News Posted: 2nd October 2014

Shetland Livestock Marketing Group in conjunction with Aberdeen & Northern Marts sold 3403 lambs on Thursday 2nd October 2014.

A very good show of lambs forward saw the longer keeping kinds and the white faced lambs markedly dearer. Stronger lambs maintained recent rates.

Leading Prices – Store Lambs

  • Suffolk x - £63 Curefield, Sandwick; £60.50 Grindischool, Bressay; £60 Sandlodge Farm, Sandwick;£58 Vatster, Bigton; £57.50 Kirkabister, Bressay;
  • Texel x - £58.20 Sandlodge, Sandwick; £57.80 Vatswell, Wadbister; £57.20 Easterleigh, Burravoe; £56.50 Hooplees, North Roe & Belmont, Uyeasound & Learig, Brough;
  • Cheviot x - £58.50 Reawick Farm, Reawick; £57 Samfrae, Greenmow;
  • Lleynx - £53.50 & £52.50 No 1 Braefield, Lerwick; £47 Brindister, Gulberwick;
  • Shetland - £45 Hillcrest, Quarff; £29.50 Hillhead, Ollaberry; £28 Anderdale, Bressay; £26 Pund, Sandwick & Anchorlea, Skeld;

 Leading Prices – Ewe Lambs 

  • Cheviot - £60 Norbister, Burra; £57 Belmont, Uyeasound; £55 Burwick, Scalloway;
  • Texel x - £61 Brindister, Gulberwick; £57 Easterleigh, Burravoe; £55.50 Learig, Brough.