MARTS: Massereene

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A large entry of prime lambs met a tremendous trade at Monday’s sales.

Lightweights selling from 290p to 311p per kg for a pen of Charollais 22.5kg at 70.

Heavy lambs selling from 70 to 76 per had, the complete sale averaged 70.20 per head.

In the cast ewe ring prices on the up with Suffolks selling to 103. Texels to 90, Charollais to 90, crossbreds to 81.

LAMB PRICES: Antrim producer 32 Lambs 22.5kg at 70 = 311p. Antrim producer 32 lambs 23kg at 71 = 309p. Antrim producer 32 lambs 23.5kg at 72 = 306p. Antrim producer 5 lambs 22.5kg at 69 = 306p. Dundrod producer 4 lambs 21.5kg at 65 = 302p. Crumlin producer 31 lambs 23.5kg at 71 = 302p. Moorfields producer 16 lambs 23.5kg at 71 = 302p. Lisburn producer 12 lambs 21kg at 63 = 300p. Ballinderry producer 12 lambs 21.5kg at 64.50 = 300p. Antrim producer 11 lambs 23kg at 69 = 300p. Kells producer 49 lambs 23.5kg at 70.50 = 300p. Ligoniel producer 6 lambs 21kg at 63 = 300p. Carrickfergus producer 10 lambs 21.5kg at 64 = 298p. Carnlough producer 35 lambs 24kg at 71.50 = 298p. Carrickfergus producer 12 lambs 23.5kg at 70 = 298p. Mallusk producer 19 lambs 23kg at 68.50 = 298p. Moorfields producer 9 lambs 24kg at 71 = 296p. Ballinderry producer 21 lambs 22.5kg at 66.50 = 296p. Ballynahinch producer 39 lambs 24kg at 71 = 296p. Antrim producer 27 lambs 23kg at 68 = 296p. Ballycarry producer 5 lambs 22kg at 65 = 295p. Ballinderry producer 11 lambs 23.5kg at 69 = 294p. Portadown producer 10 lambs 23.5kg at 69 = 294p. Portadown producer 11 lambs 23.5kg at 69 = 294p. Antrim producer 21 lambs 23.5kg at 69 = 294p. Doagh producer 12 lambs 23.5kg at 69 = 294p. Larne producer 8 lambs 24.5kg at 72 = 294p. Crumlin producer 20 lambs 24.5kg at 71.50 = 292p. Aldergrove producer 2 lambs 24kg at 69.50 = 290p. Antrim producer 3 lambs 24kg at 69.50 = 290p. Crumlin producer 10 lambs 25kg at 72.50 = 290p. Crumlin producer 12 lambs 24.5kg at 71.50 = 292p.

HEAVY LAMBS: Ballywalter producer 12 lambs 26kg @ 76. Ballyclare producer 5 lambs 28kg at 75.50. Ahoghill producer 10 lambs 29kg at 75. Lisburn producer 8 lambs 26kg at 74. Magherafelt producer 22 lambs 26kg at 74. Cookstown producer 33 lambs 26kg at 73. Larne producer 19 lambs 27kg at 73. Crumlin producer 28 lambs 25kg at 73. Crumlin producer 18 lambs 26kg at 73. Cushendall producer 37 lambs 26kg at 73. Dromara producer 19 lambs 26kg at 73. Randalstown producer 9 lambs 26kg at 73.50. Dungannon producer 24 lambs 26kg at 73. Ballinderry producer 47 lambs 26kg at 72.50.

CAST EWES: Ballinamallard producer single Suffolk at 103. Templepatrick producer single Texel at 90. Moorfields producer 7 Suffolks at 86. Ballinderry producer 5 Charollais at 90.