Spring lambs to a top of £85 at Saintfield

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There was a smaller show of 318 sheep on Tuesday at Saintfield with Spring lambs selling to a top price of £85 and a top of £3.86 per kg.

Hoggets selling to a top price of £79.20 and a top of £3.10 per kg. Fat Ewes selling to a top price of £103 and Rams to £90.

Breeding Sheep selling to a top price of £168 each for a pen of 4 Ewes & 7 Lambs.

LEADING PRICES:

SPRING LAMBS: Clough producer, 1 32.5kgs £85, 3 25kgs £84, Castlewellan producer, 12 24kgs £83, Kircubbin producer, 8 25kgs £83, 8 23kgs £80, Downpatrick producer, 10 21kgs £81.06, Donaghadee producer, 6 22.75kgs £78, Carryduff producer, 6 22.75kgs £78, Downpatrick producer, 14 20.5kgs £76.20.

HOGGETS - Saintfield producer, 24 28kgs £79.20, 24 26.5kgs £75, 4 19kgs £53,

Downpatrick producer, 20 25kgs £77.50, Newtownards producer, 6 22.5kgs £62.50,

Comber producer, 14 20kgs £58.

FAT EWES: Hillsborough producer, £103, £96, Ballygowan producer, £101, £70, Comber producer, £100, £74, Kircubbin producer, £97, £88, £69, Carrowdore producer, £96, £69, Downpatrick producer, £94.50, Comber producer, £94, £74, Ballyhalbert producer, £79, Newtownards producer, £77.

RAMS: Downpatrick producer, £90, £70, Downpatrick producer, £71, Newtownards producer, £70.

BREEDING SHEEP: Ballynahinch producer, 4 Ewes & 7 Lambs £168 each, 3 Ewes & 5 Lambs £165 each, 3 Ewes & 5 Lambs £146 each, Saintfield producer, Breeding Ewes 6 at £130 each, 7 at £128 each, 5 at £120 each.