Sharper trade for prime lambs at Massereene

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Good numbers of Prime Lambs on offer again this week met a sharper trade.

Lightweights sold from 330p to 352p paid for a pen of Texels 24kg @ 84.50. Heavies sold up to 87.50 per Hd.

Prices: Magherafelt Producer 11 Lambs 24kg @ 84.50. = 352p. Ballyclare Producer 4 Lambs 24kg @ 82.50. = 344p. Randalstown Producer 11 Lambs 22kg @ 75. = 341p. Glenarm Producer 12 Lambs 23kg @ 78.50. = 341p. Ballymena Producer 11 Lambs 22.5kg @ 76.50. = 340p. Ballygally Producer 16 Lambs 23kg @ 78. = 339p. Larne Producer 40 Lambs 23kg @ 78. = 339p. Antrim Producer 14 Lambs 24kg @ 81. = 338p, Glenarm Producer 8 Lambs 21kg @ 71. = 338p. Muckamore Producer 30 Lambs 23kg @ 77.50. = 337p. Cookstown Producer 7 Lambs 21.5kg @ 72.50. = 337p. Antrim Producer 81 Lambs 23kg @ 77.50. = 337p. Ballyclare Producer 4 Lambs 25kg @ 84. = 336p. Glenarm Producer 18 Lambs 22.5kg @ 75.50= 336p. Antrim Producer 12 Lambs 24kg @ 80.50. = 335p. Ballymena Producer 11 Lambs 24kg @ 80.50. = 335p. Dundrod Producer 19 Lambs 24kg @ 80.50. = 335p. Ballymena Producer 22 Lambs 23kg @ 77. = 335p. Dundrod Producer 55 Lambs 24kg @ 80. = 333p. Ballymena Producer 16 Lambs 21kg @ 70. = 333p. Larne Producer 14 Lambs 22.5kg @ 75. = 333p. Larne Producer 17 Lambs 24kg @ 80. = 333p. Ballinderry Producer 62 Lambs 24kg @ 81 =333p. Crumlin Producer 4 Lambs 23.5kg @ 78. = 332p. Ballyclare Producer 6 Lambs 22kg @ 73. = 332p. Ballinderry Producer 7 Lambs 25kg @ 83. = 332p. Ballycarry Producer 21 Lambs 24.5kg @ 81. = 331p. Mallusk Producer 21 Lambs 24.5kg @ 81. = 331p. Glenarm Producer 9 Lambs 22kg @ 72.50. = 330p. Cookstown Producer 34 Lambs 22kg @ 72.50. = 330p. Crumlin Producer 10 Lambs 23kg @ 76. = 330p. Crumlin Producer 36 Lambs 23kg @ 76. = 330p. Randalstown Producer 17 Lambs 22kg @ 72.50. = 330p. Carnlough Producer 26 Lambs 23kg @ 76. = 330p.

HEAVY LAMBS: Mallusk Producer 10 Lambs 30kg @ 87.50. Cookstown Producer 22 Lambs 28kg @ 86. Portadown Producer 30 Lambs 27kg @ 85. Dromore Producer 33 Lambs 26kg @ 85. Larne Producer 4 Lambs 27kg @ 83.50. Crumlin Producer 20 Lambs 26kg @ 83.50. Antrim Producer 44 Lambs 26kg @ 84. Antrim Producer 25 Lambs 27kg @ 82.50. Carrickfergus Producer 25 Lambs 26kg @ 82. Randalstown Producer 26 Lambs 25kg @ 82. Dungiven Producer 36 Lambs 25kg @ 82.50.

In the Cast Ewe Ring an increase in numbers this week saw trade a little brighter, Dromore Producer 8 Texels @ 86. Armagh Producer 8 Charollais @ 85. Carrickfergus Producer 3 Suffolks @ 82. Crumlin Producer 10 Suffolks @ 80. Portadown Producer 4 Charollais @ 80. Dundrod Producer 12 Crossbreds @ 65. Carnlough Producer 24 Horned Ewes @ 50.