News Posted: 16th September 2011

Shetland Livestock Marketing Group, in association with Aberdeen and Northern Marts sold a total of 3768 prime and store lambs today (Friday 16 September 2011).

Commenting on today’s sale, auctioneer Rod Mackenzie said: “Good quality Suffolk lambs were keenly bid for and trade was steady thought the day.”

Prices received are as follows:

Beltex

Store Lamb – sold to £53.50 from Nicolson, Barnafield, Ollaberry to average £48.63 for 40 sold.

Cheviot

Ewe Lamb – sold to £44.00 from Ventrillion, Nether, Taft, Fair Isle to average £39.43 for 30 sold.
Ewe – sold to £50.00 from Niven, Maundeville, Uyeasound to average £35.28 for 74 sold.
Store Lamb – sold to £54.50 from Johnson, Heatherbrae, Baltasound to average £40.27 for 513 sold.
Hoggets – sold for £32.00 from Williamson, Booth Park, Symbister.
Gimmer – sold for £38.00 from Wiseman, Barkland, Fair Isle.
Ram – sold for £15.00 from King, Taft, Fair Isle.
Rig – sold to £45.00 from Best, Utra, Fair Isle to average £33.48 for 20 sold.

Cheviot Cross

Ewe Lamb – sold for £37.00 from Williamson, Booth Park, Symbister.
Store Lamb – sold to £57.50 from Ramsay, Rona, Ollaberry to average £40.09 for 43 sold.
Rig – sold for £36.50 from Ramsay, Rona, Ollaberry.

Lleyn

Ewe Lamb – sold for £43.00 from Johnson, Vinjari, Muckle Roe.
Store Lamb – sold for £56.50 from Smith, Milligarth, Troswick to average £41.41 for 73 sold.
Rig – sold for £33.00 from Johnson, Vinjari, Muckle Roe.

Shetland

Ewe Lamb – sold to £27.00 from Spence, Clibberswick, Haroldswick to average £15.68 for 85 sold.
Ewe – sold to £45.00 from Tait, Fairlknowe, Bigton to average £23.72 for 43 sold.
Store Lamb – sold to £47.00 from Jamieson, Newhouse, Voe to average £23.69 for 337 sold.
Hoggets – sold to £33.00 from King, Taft, Fair Isle to average £30.46 for 12 sold.
Gimmer – sold to £40.00 from Tulloch, Scarfataing, Roe to average £28.56 for 23 sold.
Rig – sold to £37.00 from Wiseman, Barkland, Fair Isle to average £31.83 for six sold.

Suffolk

Ewe – sold to £42.00 from Stout, Setter, Fair Isle to average £41.50 for two sold.
Store Lamb – sold to £64.00 from Irvine, Norvista, Symbister to average £53.12 for 1968 sold.
Gimmer – sold for £50.00 from Stout, Setter, Fair Isle.
Rig – sold to £60.00 from Johnson, Heatherbrae, Baltasound to average £47.81 for 16 sold.

Suffolk Cross

Rig – sold for £44.00 from Johnson, Newtown, Lochend.

Texel

Ewe Lamb – sold to £53.50 from Jamieson & Sons, Belmont, Uyeasound to average £45.41 for 44 sold.
Store Lamb – sold to £61.00 from Sinclair, Sandlodge Farm, Sandwick to average £45.36 for 400 sold.
Hoggets – sold to £45.00 from Tait, Fairyknowe, Bigton to average £42.00 for two sold.
Gimmer – sold to £98.00 from Stout, Setter, Fair Isle to average £68.50 for two sold.
Rig – sold for £36.50 from Williamson, Setter, Bressay.
Store Lamb – sold to £50.00 from Williamson, Setter, Bressay to average £48.83 for 12 sold.

The next sale of prime and store lambs in Lerwick will be held on Friday 23 September. If you are interested in selling livestock at this event please contact Hazel Mackenzie on 01595 696300 or email hazel@tasteshetland.com .

Further information:

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