Steady trade prevails for all weights at Massereene

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A steady trade prevailed for all weights of lamb at Monday’s sheep sales.

Lightweights selling from 295 to 316p for a pen of Texels 22kg at 69.50.

Heavy lots selling from 72 to 75.50 per head. In the cast ewe ring Texels to 89, Suffolks to 84, Charollais to 84, crossbreds to 72. BF ewes to 50.

LAMB PRICES: Antrim producer 16 lambs 22kg at 69.50 = 316p. Lurgan producer 22 lambs 23kg at 71.50 = 310p. Ballymena producer 2 lambs 19.5kg at 60 = 308p. Crumlin producer 11 lambs 24.5kg at 74.50 = 304p. Dundrod producer 25 lambs 23kg at 70 = 304p. Tobermore producer 22 lambs 23kg at 69.50 = 302p. Antrim producer 20 lambs 22kg at 66 = 300p. Crumlin producer 10 lambs 22.5kg at 68 = 302p. Broughshane producer 12 lambs 23.5kg at 71 = 302p. Larne producer 9 lambs 23kg at 69.50 = 302p. Ballycarry producer 15 lambs 23.5kg at 71 = 302p. Antrim producer 14 lambs 22kg at 66 =300p. Ballywalter producer 43 lambs 22kg at 66 = 300p. Whitehead producer 34 lambs 23.5kg at 70 = 298p. Antrim producer 6 lambs 23.5kg at 70 = 298p. Crumlin producer 10 lambs 24kg at 71 = 296p. Glenarm producer 9 lambs 22kg at 65 = 295p. Ballinderry producer 5 lambs 24.5kg at 72 = 294p. Crumlin producer 19 lambs 24.5kg at 72 = 294p. Carrickfergus producer 12 lambs 22.5kg at 66 = 293p. Crumlin producer 6 lambs 22.5kg at 66 = 293p. Randalstown producer 15 lambs 24kg at 70.50 = 294p. Ballynure producer 24 lambs 24kg at 70.50 = 294p.

HEAVY LAMBS: Crumlin producer 30 lambs 26kg at 76.50. Crumlin producer 20 lambs 31kg at 75. Ballynahinch producer 46 lambs 27kg at 74. Crumlin producer 21 lambs 24.5kg at 74.50. Toomebridge producer 7 lambs 27kg at 74. Ballycarry producer 20 lambs 26kg at 75. Newtownards 33 lambs 26kg at 74. Magherafelt producer 29 lambs 26kg at 74. Ballyclare producer 14 lambs 26kg at 73.50. Ballyclare producer 23 lambs 26kg at 73. Armoy producer 11 lambs 30kg at 72. Crumlin producer 40 lambs 26kg at 73.

CAST EWES: Dundonald producer 3 Texels at 89. Antrim producer 5 Charollais at 84. Lurgan producer 7 Suffolks at 84. Dundonald producer 3 Texels at 80.