Lightweights sell from 330p to 358p at Massereene Mart

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Another big offering of top quality prime lambs on offer at Monday’s sales, with a steady trade throughout a complete clearance was effected.

Lightweights selling from 330p to 358p for a pen of Charollais 21kg at 75, heavy lambs sold from 80 to 87 per head.

LAMB PRICES: Antrim producer 10 lambs 28kg at 87. Crumlin producer single lamb 34kg at 87. Magherafelt producer 16 lambs 28kg at 86. Antrim producer 34 lambs 27kg at 83. Antrim producer 50 lambs 24.5kg at 82. Dromara producer 19 lambs 25kg at 82. Dundrod producer 39 lambs 25kg at 82. Ballycarry producer 20 lambs 26kg at 82.50. Portadown producer 35 lambs 26kg at 82. Templepatrick producer 6 lambs 26kg at 82. Ballynahinch producer 54 lambs 26kg at 82. Ballyclare producer 25 lambs 25kg at 81.50. Ballinderry producer 41 lambs 25kg at 81. Lisburn producer 4 lambs 26kg at 81. Kells producer 18 lambs 25kg at 81. Nutts Corner producer 15 lambs 25kg at 80.50. Ballyclare producer 55 lambs 25kg at 80. Ballymena producer 5 lambs 25kg at 80. Ballyclare producer 10 lambs 25kg at 80. Carnlough producer 44 lambs 24kg at 80. Ballyclare producer 14 lambs 24kg at 80. Ballyclare producer 14 lambs 23.5kg at 80. Ballinderry producer 14 lambs 24kg at 80. Antrim producer 34 lambs 24kg at 80. Ballymena producer 40 lambs 24kg at 80. Antrim producer 27 lambs 26kg at 80. Randalstown producer 14 lambs 24kg at 80. Cookstown producer 27 lambs 21kg at 75 = 358p. Greyabbey producer 29 lambs 22kg at 77 = 350p. Ballymena producer 23 lambs 22kg at 76 = 345p. Crumlin producer 19 lambs 22kg at 75 = 340p. Dundrod producer 49 lambs 22kg at 74 = 338p.

Cast ewes continued to meet a dull trade with only Continental types selling ay over 80. Charollais to 86. Texels to 81. Suffolks to 72. Crossbreds to 60, horned to 49.