Sheep trade remains steady at Massereene

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Trade remained steady for all weights of Lambs, with Cast Ewes meeting a slower trade.

Lightweight Lambs sold from 270p to 302p for a pen of Texels 21.5kg @ 65, Heavy Lambs sold up to 73 per head. Texel Ewes sold up to 84, Suffolks to 80, Charollais to 80, Crossbreds to 68, horned ewes to 44, Fat Rams to 90.

Lightweight Lambs: Moira Producer 21 Lambs 21.5kg @ 65 = 302p. Dundrod Producer 8 Lambs 21.5kg @ 64. = 298p. Crumlin Producer 13 Lambs 21kg @ 61.50. = 293p. Raloo Producer 22 Lambs 23kg @ 66. = 287p. Kells Producer 35 Lambs 23kg @ 66. = 287p. Ballygally Producer 15 Lambs 23kg @ 65.50.= 285p. Parkgate Producer 40 Lambs 22kg @ 62.50. = 284p. Crumlin Producer 14 Lambs 23.5kg @ 66.50. = 283p. Crumlin Producer 7 Lambs 23kg @ 65. = 283p. Crumlin Producer 6 Lambs 20kg @ 56.50. = 283p. Dundrod Producer 54 Lambs 24.5lkg @ 69. = 282p. Randalstown Producer 11 Lambs 25kg @ 70. = 280p. Antrim Producer 24 Lambs 25kg @ 70. = 280p. Larne Producer 8 Lambs 23kg @ 64.50. = 280p. Larne Producer 25 Lambs 23.5kg @ 65.50.= 279p. Raloo Producer 50 Lambs 23kg @ 64. = 278p. Cushendall Producer 25 Lambs 24.5kg @ 68. = 278p. Larne Producer 14 Lambs 23kg @ 64. = 278p. Dunadry Producer 12 Lambs 23.5kg @ 65. = 277p. Templepatrick Producer 20 Lambs 19.5kg @ 53. = 276p. Ballinderry Producer 32 Lambs 22.5kg @ 62. = 276p. Crumlin Producer 14 Lambs 22.5kg @ 62. = 276p. Glenarm Producer 25 Lambs 25kg @ 69. = 276p. Ballinderry Producer 26 Lambs 24kg @ 66. = 275p. Comber Producer 15 Lambs 25.5kg @ 70. = 275p. Ballycarry Producer 21 Lambs 23.5kg @ 64.50. = 274p. Randalstown Producer 14 Lambs 21.5kg @ 59. = 274p. Raloo Producer 7 Lambs 23kg @ 63. = 274p. Ahoghill Producer 19 Lambs 22kg @ 60. = 273p. Ballymena Producer 18 Lambs 22kg @ 60. = 273p. Ballynure Producer 6 Lambs 22.5kg @ 61.50. = 273p. Antrim Producer 8 Lambs 22.5kg @ 61.50. = 273p. Carrickfergus Producer 7 Lambs 23.5kg @ 64. = 272p. Dundrod Producer 9 Lambs 22.5kg @ 61. = 271p. Cushendall Producer 20 Lambs 24kg @ 65. = 271p. Randalstown Producer 12 Lambs 24kg @ 65. = 271p. Ballymena Producer 22 Lambs 23kg @ 62. = 270p. Glenarm Producer 15 Lambs 23kg @ 62. = 270p. Glenarm Producer 20 Lambs 23.5kg @ 63.50. = 270p. Ballynahinch Producer 7 Lambs 21.5kg @ 58. = 270p. Carrickfergus Producer 19 Lambs 25kg @ 67.50. = 270p.

Heavy Lambs: Millisle Producer 16 Lambs 26kg @ 73. Magherafelt Producer 40 Lambs 27kg @ 72.50. Lurgan Producer 30 Lambs 26kg @ 72. Portaferry Producer 39 Lambs 26kg @ 71. Randalstown Producer 11 Lambs 25kg @ 70. Larne Producer 11 Lambs 28kg @ 70. Antrim Producer 33 Lambs 25kg @ 70. Ballynahinch Producer 34 Lambs 25kg @ 70. Kells Producer 4 Lambs 26kg @ 70.

Cast Ewes: Crumlin Producer 4 Texels @ 84. Lurgan Producer 10 Suffolks @ 80. Antrim Producer 32 Charollais @ 80. Crumlin 17 Suffolks @ 73. Straid Producer 5 Suffolks @ 71. Tobermore Producer 11 Texels @ 70. Moira Producer 5 Texels @ 70. Broughshane Producer 10 Suffolks @ 70.