Shetland Livestock Marketing Group in conjunction with Aberdeen & Northern Marts sold 2458 lambs and ewes at their annual on farm sales on the island of Yell, on Saturday 15th September 2012.

All classes met a very steady demand throughout and more could have been sold to vendors’ advantage.

Leading Prices - Store Lambs

Suffolk x

£62 Breckon, Cullivoe; £60 Williamson Partnership, Colvister & Westerloch, Burravoe; £58 Kirkhoull, Cullivoe; £57.50 Ark, Aywick; £57 Niaroo, Gloup; £56 Kirkhoull, Cullivoe.

Texel x

£60.20 & £55.50 Leagarth, Aywick; £53.50 Emohruo, Cullivoe; £52 Scatlands, West Sandwick.

Cheviot x

£56 & £55 Ark, Aywick; £52.50 Niaroo, Gloup.

Lleyn x

£53 Seaside Cottage, West Sandwick.

Shetland

£37.50 No 4 Gringwell Road, Brae; £35 No 8 Meadowbank Road; £34 Westhouse, Burravoe; £30 Breckon, Cullivoe.

Leading Prices – Ewe Lambs

Lleyn x

£50 Seaside Cottage, West Sandwick.

Cheviot x

£50 No 8 Meadowbank Road; £49.50 Cashigarth, Mid Yell.

Texel x

£55 Stonganess, Cullivoe; £47 Niaroo, Gloup; £44.50 Ark, Aywick.

Shetland

£24 Wester Leaigh, Burravoe.

Leading Prices – Ewes

Cheviot

£55 Stonganess, Cullivoe; £47 Niaroo, Gloup; £44.50 Ark, Aywick.

Shetland

£29 Hillhead, Burravoe; £27 Westerloch, Burravoe.

Texel x

£37 Scatlands, West Sandwick.