News Posted: 18th September 2011

Shetland Livestock Marketing Group, in association with Aberdeen and Northern Marts sold a total of 3151 lambs and ewes at their annual Sheep Sale on the island of Yell on Saturday 17 September 2011.

Commenting on the sale Auctioneer, Rod Mackenzie said:  "The quality was mixed however trade remained steady throughout the day."

Prices received were as follows:

Cheviot

Ewe lamb – sold to £65.00 from Clark, Ark, Aywick to average £37.01 for 66 sold 

Ewe – sold for £81.00 from Nicholson, Breckon, Cullivoe

Store lamb – sold to £74.00 from Hendry, Kirkhoul, Cullivoe to average £31.29 for 369 sold 

Hoggets – sold for £30.00 from Moar, Valkyrie, Cullivoe

Rig – sold to £32.00 from Henderson, Niaroo, Gloup to average £27.63 for four sold  

Llyen

Ewe lamb – sold to £49.00 from Tulloch, Seaside Cottage, West Sandwick to average £41.26 for 41 sold

Store lamb – sold to £50.00 from Nicholson, Breckon, Cullivoe to average £40.81 for 53 sold 

Ewe lamb – sold to £25.50 from Saunders Yaldara, Reafirth to average £22.82 for 82 sold Rig – sold for £37.50 from Odie, Westerloch, Burravoe

Shetland

Ewe lamb – sold to £36.00 from Robertson, New House, Busta to average £19.37 for 82 sold

Ewe – sold to £32.50 from Kennerley, Greenbank, Cullivoe to average £13.63 for 95 sold

Store lamb – sold to £38.00 from Nicholson, Breckon, Cullivoe to average £15.09 for 1221 sold

Hoggets – sold for £26.00 from Moar, Valkyrie, Cullivoe

Gimmer – sold for £25.00 from Keith, Leagarth, AywickRam – sold to £26.00 from Sutherland, Westhouse, Burravoe to average at £12.77 for 17 sold 

Suffolk

Store lamb – sold to £66.00 from Nicholson, Breckon, Cullivoe to average £47.97 for 855 sold 

Hoggets – sold for £9.00 from Clark, Alderwood Burravoe

Rig – sold to £48.00 from Nicholson, Breckon, Cullivoe to average £35.50 for 14 sold

Texel

Ewe lamb – sold to £60.50 from Johnson, Scatlands, West Sandwick to average £38.59 for 57 sold.

Ewe – sold to £66.00 from Johnson, Scatlands, West Sandwick to average £50.73 for 11 sold

Store lambs – sold to £64.00 from Johnson, Scatlands, West Sandwick to average £46.48 for 155 sold.

Hoggets – sold for £58.00 from Clark, Cashigarth, Mid Yell

Rig – sold to £35.00 from Clark, Ark, Aywick to average £21.71 for seven sold.

Texel Cross

Ewe – sold for £53.00 from Mouat, Vatster, Mid Yell

Further information:

Rod MacKenzie
Auctioneer
Aberdeen and Northern Marts
Tel: 01595 696300
Mob: 07704 329973
Email: blackisleshow@btconnect.com