Seasonal entry of spring lambs at Massereene

A seasonal entry of Spring Lambs and Cast Ewes met a brighter trade at Monday’s sales.

Lambs selling up to 340p for a pen of Texels 22kg @ 75, Heavy Lambs selling up to 85 per head, Cast Ewes selling up to 101 for a pen of Suffolks. LAMB PRICES: Dromore Producer 10 Lambs 22kg @ 75. = 340p. Kells Producer 39 Lambs 23.5kg @ 79.50. = 338p. Crumlin Producer 20 Lambs 23kg @ 77.50. = 337p. Greyabbey Producer 16 Lambs 21kg @ 70.50. = 336p. Ballyclare Producer 10 Lambs 23.5kg @ 78.50. = 334p. Crumlin Producer 12 Lambs 21kg @ 70. = 333p. Carrowdore Producer 16 Lambs 22kg @ 72.50. = 330p. Lurgan Producer 16 Lambs 21kg @ 70.50. = 330p. Moira Producer 16 Lambs 23.5kg @ 77. = 328p. Ligoniel Producer 4 Lambs 24.5kg @ 80. = 327p. Crumlin Producer 6 Lambs 21.5kg @ 70. = 326p. Ballymena Producer 7 Lambs 21.5kg @ 70. = 326p. Ballycarry Producer 11 Lambs 23kg @ 75. = 326p. Antrim Producer 57 Lambs 23.5kg @ 76.50. = 326p. Templepatrick Producer 15 Lambs 21.5kg @ 70. = 326p. Larne Producer 28 Lambs 23.5kg @ 76. = 324p. Ballinderry Producer 12 Lambs 23.5kg @ 75.50. m= 321p. Ballyclare Producer 22 Lambs 22.5kg @ 72. = 320p

HEAVY LAMBS:Crumlin Producer 11 Lambs 27kg @ 85. Dunloy Producer 16 Lambs 26kg @ 84. Ballyutoag Producer 26 Lambs 25kg @ 80. Dungannon Producer 14 Lambs 25kg @ 80.

CAST EWES: Lurgan Producer 4 Charollais @ 101. Kells Producer 6 Texels @ 101. Greyabbey Producer 3 Suffolks @ 101. Lisburn Producer 5 Suffolks @ 95. Carrowdore Producer Single Texel @ 92.