This week, we feature a special camera at the mart from Stirling Livestock Mart in Scotland. Stirling Mart is the main sale yard for United Auctions, which operate eight livestock centres in total. Approximately 120,000 cattle and over 600,000 sheep are sold through United Auctions annually.
Sheep sales are held every Thursday. Last week, an entry of 2,121 was brought forward for sale. A total of 919 lambs sold to an average of 193.4p/kg (247.9c/kg), with 864 hoggets selling to an average of 138.8p/kg (177.9c/kg) and 338 fat ewes selling to 138.8p/kg (177.9c/kg).