Good entry of prime lambs and cast ewes at Massereene

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A good entry for a pre Christmas sale of prime lambs and cast ewes met with a sharper trade for all weights.

Lightweight lots selling from 310p to 339p for a pen of Texels 22kg at 74.50.

Heavy lots selling from 72 to 76.50 per head.

In the cast ewe ring Suffolks to 90 Texels to 84, Charollais to 82.

LAMB PRICES: Ballymena producer 3 lambs 22kg ar 74.50 = 339p. Randalstown producer 12 lambs 22.5kg at 74 = 329p. Ballycarry producer 27 lambs 20kg at 65 = 325p. Crumlin producer 4 lambs 19.5kg at 63 = 323p. Antrim producer 26 lambs 21.5kg at 69 = 321p. Antrim producer 7 lambs 22kg at 70.50 = 320p. Glarryford producer 2 lambs 23kg at 73.50 = 320p. Antrim producer 15 lambs 22.5kg at 71.50 = 318p. Carrickfergus producer 20 lambs 22kg at 70 = 318p. Glenarm producer 3 lambs 22kg at 70 = 318p. Ballycarry producer 40 lambs 22kg at 70 = 318p. Dundrod producer 15 lambs 23kg at 73 = 317p. Antrim producer 29 lambs 21.5kg at 67.50 = 314p. Antrim producer 17 lambs 22kg at 69. = 314p. Dundrod producer 9 lambs 24kg at 75 = 313p. Lurgan producer 11 lambs 22.5kg at 70 = 311p. Crumlin producer 10 lambs 23kg at 71 = 309p. Broughshane producer 44 lambs 24kg at 74 = 308p. Antrim producer 12 lambs 21kg at 64.50 = 307p. Tobermore producer 42 lambs 20kg at 61 = 305p. Carnlough producer 105 lambs 22kg at 67 = 305p. Crumlin producer 10 lambs 24kg at 73 = 304p. Kells producer 10 lambs 24.5kg at 74.50 = 304p. Glenavy producer 10 lambs 22.5kg at 68.50 = 304p. Crumlin producer 49 lambs 24.5kg at 74 = 302p.

HEAVY LAMBS: Cookstown producer 5 lambs 27kg at 76.50. Larne producer 10 lambs 25kg at 75. Glenarm producer 13 lambs 25kg at 75. Randalstown producer 65 lambs 26kg at 75. Ballycarry producer 22 lambs 27kg at 75. Glenavy producer 10 lambs 26kg at 75. Ballywalter producer 52 lambs 26kg at 75. Ballinderry producer 11 lambs 25kg at 74.50. Cairncastle producer 11 lambs 25kg at 74.

CAST EWES: Ballywalter producer 7 Suffolks at 90. Greyabbey producer 9 Texels at 83. Crumlin producer 10 Charollais at 83. Glarryford producer 2 DH at 80.