News Posted: 17th September 2015

Shetland Livestock Marketing Group in conjunction with Aberdeen & Northern Marts sold 2308 lambs and ewes at their Annual on farm sales on the island of Unst, the most northerly livestock auction sale in Britain.

The lambs were a mixed show for quality and sold well to established and new buyers.

Leading Prices - Store Lambs

Suffolk x -  £60 No 2 Millburn Park, Baltasound; £53 Gue, Baltasound; £51.80 Marangu, Baltasound; £50 Sunnydale, Norwick and Moorens, Westing.

Texel x - £53 and £52.80 Virse, Haroldswick; £49.50 Ernahoull, Uyeasound; £47.20 No 1 Ordale, Baltasound; £46 Marangu, Baltasound and No 2 Millburn Park, Baltasound.

Cheviot x - £44.50 Virse, Haroldswick; £43 Ramnageo, Uyeasound; £41.50 Muness, Uyeasound.

Shetland - £27.50 Ramangeo, Uyeasound.

Leading Prices – Ewe Lambs

Cheviot x - £51 Sunnydale, Norwick; £46 Houlland, Baltasound.

Texel x - £68 and £60 Virse, Haroldswick; £56 Moorens, Westing; £55 Wester Brough, Baliasta and Ernahoull, Uyeasound.

Shetland - £35 and £30 Virse, Haroldswick.

Leading Prices – Ewes

Cheviot - £56 Virse, Haroldswick.

Texel - £72 & £57 No 2 Millburn Park, Baltasound; £60 Marangu, Baltasound.