Shetland Livestock Marketing Group

Shetland Livestock Marketing Group (SLMG) Ltd provides key services to Shetland's agricultural community.

Sales List/Catalogue

To see the sales list / catalogue before the sale go to Catalogues. Alternatively email to be added to the emailing list to receive the catalogue.

Watch or Bid on Sales

To watch or bid on sales go to and select the relevant sale.


SLMG is a co-operative for the benefit of the community (BenComm). In particular the agricultural community of Shetland. It was established in 1995 to bring together various agricultural groups under one umbrella company.


The current abattoir was opened in 2011 and is Shetland’s only abattoir facility. We process sheep, goats, cattle and pigs all year round. We are a member of Quality Meat Scotland (QMS) and Scottish Organic Producers Association (SOPA)

Shetland Abattoir CPH 94/875/8011

To contact the abattoir or get more information on availability and prices call 01595 692030

Auction Marts

In conjunction with ANM group, we have various livestock sales selling mainly sheep and cattle.

Our main sale season is August to November with additional sales in February and April.

Sheep sales – At all sales (except Oct cattle sale)

Cattle sales - April & October (these are the main cattle sale dates)

Shetland Pony Breeders sale – Annual sale of ponies in October

Shetland Flock Book sale – Annual sale of Shetland Flock Book sheep in September

Machinery sales – see local press and facebook for dates

Shetland Marts CPH 94/875/8001

For information or to book call 01595 696300 or see our facebook page for details


There is a growing annual membership. Rates are based on the amount of breeding sheep and cattle and runs from 1st January to 31st December


  • Premier sale position at the marts
  • Discount when using abattoir
  • Support local agricultural community

For information or to join call 01595 696300 or email


During the winter months (Mid November to end of March) we offer storage for caravans, boats etc.

For information or to book call 01595 696300 or email

Room Hire

We offer the following hire options:

  • The whole mart building including penning area
  • Foyer area
  • Meeting room

For information or to book call 01595 696300 or email

Office Space/Rental

We have office space available.

For more details call 01595 696300 or email


Café run by Eventastic @ the Marts