Smaller show of sheep at Saintfield

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There was a smaller show of 452 sheep this Easter Tuesday with Hoggets selling to a top price of £95 and Spring Lambs to a top of £90.

Fat ewes selling to a top of £110 and Rams to £91. Breeding sheep selling to a top £188 each for a pen of two ewes and five lambs.

LEADING PRICES:

HOGGETS: Downpatrick producer, 3 31.5kgs £95, Castlewellan producer, 4 29.5kgs £94, 4 24kgs £90, Ballygowan producer, 12 30kgs £94, Hillsborough producer, 14 28.5kgs £94, Dromara producer, 62 24.5kgs £92, Saintfield producer, 9 27kgs £92, Hillsborough producer, 21 27.5kgs £91, 20 24.5kgs £89, Killinchy producer, 27.5kgs £91, 22 26.5kgs £90, Donaghadee producer, 12 24.5kgs £90, Ballygowan producer, 25kgs £89, Scarva producer, 15 23kgs £89, Saintfield producer, 5 25kgs £87, Hillsborough producer, 22.5kgs £84.50, Downpatrick producer, 21 20kgs £81, Ballynahinch producer, 5 22kgs £80,

SPRING LAMBS: Saintfield producer, 10 21.25kgs £90, Belfast producer, 18kgs £86, Saintfield producer, 15 20.5kgs £81.50.

FAT EWES: Hillsborough producer, £110, £81, Downpatrick producer, £95, £76, Bangor producer, £91, Crossgar producer, £91, Comber producer, £84, £70, £65, Saintfield producer, £82, £81, £72, Ballynahinch producer, £81, £65, Ballygowan producer, £81, Killyleagh producer, £79, Ballygowan producer, £76, Ballynahinch producer, £71, Crossgar producer, £70, Ballygowan producer, £65.

RAMS: Bangor producer, £91, Ballygowan producer, £86.

BREEDING SHEEP: Bangor producer, 2 Ewes & 5 Lambs £188 each, Ballygowan producer, 1 Ewe & 2 Lambs £145, Bangor producer, Breeding Ewes £96.