Steady trade for sheep with lightweight lambs selling up to 370p at Massereene

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Trade remained steady at Monday’s sales of prime lambs and cast ewes.

Lightweight lambs selling up to 370p for a pen of Charollais 23kg at 85, heavy lots sold up to 85 per head.

In the cast ewe ring Texels topped the sale at 88.

LAMB PRICES: Crumlin producer 16 lambs 23kg at 85 = 370p. Portadown producer 22 lambs 23kg at 84.50 = 368p. Ballymena producer 42 lambs 21kg at 76.50 = 364p. Antrim producer 19 lambs 22kg at 79.50 = 362p. Ballinderry producer 50 lambs 21kg at 75.50 = 360p. Crumlin producer 10 lambs 23.5kg at 85 = 362p. Ballymoney producer 37 lambs 22kg at 79 = 359p. Carrickfergus producer 15 lambs 21.5kg at 78.50 = 365p, Glenarm producer 10 lambs 22kg at 78 = 355p. Ballycarry producer 19 lambs 23kg at 81.50 = 354p. Broughshane producer 52 lambs 21.5kg at 76 = 353p. Crumlin producer 30 lambs 23.5kg at 83.50 = 355p. Nutts Corner producer 52 lambs 22.5kg at 79.50 = 353p. Crumlin producer 17 lambs 22kg at 77.50 = 352p. Dundrod producer 11 lambs 23.5kg at 82.50 = 351p. Kells producer 28 lambs 23kg at 80.50 = 350p. Ballyclare producer 28 lambs 24kg at 84 = 350p. Aldergrove producer 5 lambs 21.5kg at 75 = 349p. Antrim producer 58 lambs 22.5kg at 78.50 = 349p. Ballycarry producer 13 lambs 23kg at 80 = 348p. Ballymoney producer 50 lambs 24.5kg at 85 = 347p. Aldergrove producer 11 lambs 21kg at 73 = 347p.

Heavy lambs: Larne producer 20 lambs 28kg at 85. Mallusk producer 17 lambs 25kg at 84. Cairncastle producer 14 lambs 24.5kg at 83. Crumlin producer 2 lambs 25kg at 83. Ballymena producer 24 lambs 24.5kg at 83. Ballyclare producer 13 lambs 24kg at 82.50. Randalstown producer 2 lambs 26kg at 82. Larne producer 10 lambs 25kg at 81. Crumlin producer 11 lambs 24kg at 81. Crumlin producer 4 lambs 26kg at 81. Antrim producer 48 lambs 24kg at 81. Cookstown producer 30 lambs 24kg at 81. Magherafelt producer 34 lambs 23.5kg at 81.

CAST EWES: Lurgan producer 7 Texels at 88. Ballinderry producer 8 Suffolks at 86. Dundrod producer 2 Suffolks at 85. Newtownards producer 7 Suffolks at 82.