Shetland Livestock Marketing Group in conjunction with Aberdeen & Northern Marts sold 325 Weaned Calves and Store Cattle at their Annual Show and Sale on Wednesday 17th October 2012.
The Show sponsored by Lerwick Port Authority and judged by John Eddie of Halhill, Inverbervie was won by a Stot Calf from K Anderson, Northhouse, Gonfirth weighing 363 Kgs and sold at £880.
"All classes met a keen enquiry with quality calves short of local buyer’s requirements".
Top Price per head for Bullocks was £1200 for a Shorthornx from M Williamson, Watsness, Walls.
Top price per kilo for Bullocks was 272.7p for Charolais crosses from H Christie, Lower Flugarth, Vidlin to average 196.3p
Top price per head for heifers was £990 for Aberdeen Angus x from G Hunter, Hoversta, Bressay.
Top price per kilo for heifers was 219.3p for Aberdeen Angus x from W A Ratter, Gaets A Voe, Ollaberry to average 190.1p
Leading Prices Per Head and Kilo – Bullocks
AAx £1110 Hoversta, Bressay; 227p Gaets a Voe, Ollaberry.
Shorthornx £1160 Watsness, Walls; 258.4p Lunna Farm, Vidlin.
BBx £965 &195.6p Ernahoull, Uyeasound.
CHx £1010 Tow, Cunningsburgh; 244p Vindas, Laxfirth
Limx Ernahoull, Uyeasound; 243.4p North House, Gonfirth.
Salerx £880 & 208.2p New House, Grups.
Simmentalx £660East Gate, Burrafirth; 217p Fairview, North Roe.
Leading Prices Per Head and Kilo – Heifers
Shorthornx £935 Watsness, Walls; 182.4p Hamar, North Mavine.
AAx £960 Hoversta, Bressay; 219.3 Gaets A Voe, Ollaberry.
CHx £790 Bakkanlee, Whitesness; 206.2p Breckon, Cullivoe.
Limx £850 Vailima, Symbister; 212.6 Kurkigarth, Weisdale.
Salersx £750 & 170.8p Gremista Farm, Gremista.