Shetland Livestock Marketing Group in conjunction with Aberdeen & Northern Marts had 1480 Lambs, Ewes, Gimmers, Sheep and Rams at their special sale on Saturday 22nd October 2011.

A decent show of all classes met a great demand. Ewes increased in value also lambs showed a slight increase on the week.

Leading Prices - Per Head:

Ewe Lambs

Cheviot - £55 Heogland, Eshaness & Stenness, Eshaness.

Shetland - £36 Brindister, Gulberwick & Catwell, Eshaness. £35 Elizville, Brake.

Texel - £86 Mailand, Sand;Zwartbles x - £52 South Collafirth, Ollaberry.

Gimmers

Suffolk - £100 Mailand, Sand;

Cheviot Cross - £61 Holmlea, Eshaness;

Shetland - £52 Quoys, Sandsound;

Texel Cross - £67 Upper Leeans, Sand;

Breeding Ewes

Cheviot - £74 Hillhead, Ollaberry; £69 Garthsvale, Voe; £67 Pouster, Effirth; £65 & £60 Mailand, Sand;

Shetland - £57 Quoys, Sandsound; £50 Heathertown, Bridge of Walls; £42 Pouster, Effirth;Suffolk - £78 Holmlea, Eshaness; £75 Mailand, Sand;

Texel - £82, £72 & £67 Mailand, Sand;

Blackface - £45 Greenbank Terrace, Cullivoe.

Feeding Ewes

Cheviot - £54 Blett, Cunningsburgh; £45 Pouster, Effirth; Texel x £64 & £55 Mailand, Sand;

Rams

Shetland - £130 & £110 Burland, Trondra;

Store Lambs

Cheviot - £68 Mailand, Sand; £60 Ellie Knowe, Saitness; £59 Stenness, Eshaness & Mousa Cottage, Leebitton; £58 Heogland, Eshaness & Garthsvale, Voe; £57.50 Pamoula, Symbister; £56.50 Elizville, Brake;

Suffolk Cross - £60.50 Heogland, Eshaness; £60 Garthsvale, Voe; £59.50 Stenness, Eshaness; £58.50 Holmlea, Eshaness;

Texel Cross - £57 Muckleore, Walls; 

Shetland - £36 Holmlea, Eshaness; £35 & £34.50 Stenness, Eshaness; £34 Heogland, Eshaness; £32 East House, Tangwick; £31.50 Ellie Knowe, Saltness & Ennisfirth, Sullom;