Stornoway lamb sale

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STORNOWAY, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 25th) sold 3434 store lambs and 74 feeding sheep.

s STORNOWAY, Dingwall & Highland Marts Ltd., (August, 25th) sold 3434 store lambs and 74 feeding sheep.

Cheviot lambs (519) averaged £43.45 and sold to £63.00 from 27 Melbost, Stornoway.

Texel crosses (706) averaged £42.73 and sold to £59.50 from Stoneyfield Cottage, Stornoway.

Suffolk crosses (323) averaged £48.08 and sold to £58.50 from 9 Back.

Blackface lambs (783) averaged £33.82 and sold to £51.00 from 15A Sheshader, Point.

Cross lambs (1072) averaged £37.15 and sold to £58.50 for Crosses from 23 Lower Sandwick.

Feeding sheep (74) sold to £58.00 from 10 Aird, Point.

“Quality and long keeping lambs sold extremely well. An overall sale average increase of £1.14.”

Other leading prices per head:

Stornoway: Chev – 27 Melbost, Stornoway, £59; SuffX – 5 East Street, Sandwick, £57.50; BF – 13 North Street, Sandwick, £43; Cross – 14 East Street, and 34 Park End, £40.50. Uig & Bernera: BF – 6 Tobson, £41; Cross – 6 Tobson, £44. Harris: TexX – 6 Stockinish, £36.50; SuffX – 4 Borve, £39; BF – 9 Manish, £33; Cross – 1 Horgabost, £47. Westside: Chev – 13 Callanish, £44; TexX – 46 Lower Barvas, £51; SuffX – Glebe Farm, and 25 Lower Barvas, £57.50; BF – 40 South Bragar, £43.50; CharX – 13 Callanish, £39; Cross – 46 North Shawbost, £46. Lochs: Chev – 9 Crossbost, £49.50; TexX – 17 Laxay, £47.50; SuffX – 35 North Shawbost, £51.50; BF – 5B Achmore, £45; CharX – 10 Kershadder, £50.50. Point: Chev – 32 Garrabost, £55; TexX – 15 Knock, £58; BF – 16 Knock, £42.50; CharX – 28 Lower Shader, £45.50; Cross – Sheshader, (Nicolson), £53. Ness: TexX – 38 South Galson, £49; SuffX – 24 South Dell, £43. Back: Chev – 11 Back, £45; TexX – 2A Back, £58; SuffX – 15 Vatisker, £56; BF – 15 Vatisker, and 1 Vatisker, £44.50; Cross – 8 Coll, £50.