Good numbers of top quality lambs at Massereene Mart

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Good numbers of top quality lambs on offer again this week, with trade similar to last week.

Lightweights selling from 335 to 357p for a pen of Texels 21kg at 75, heavy lambs selling from 84 to 88 per head.

Prices: Crumlin producer 9 lambs 21kg at 75 = 357p. Ballymena producer 8 lambs 19kg at 67.50 = 355p. Ballinderry producer 12 lambs 19kg at 67 = 353p. Ballinderry producer 30 lambs 22.5kg at 79.50 = 353p. Crumlin producer 15 lambs 23kg at 80.50 = 350p. Moira producer 7 lambs 24.5kg at 85.50 = 349p. Randalstown producer 10 lambs 21.5kg at 75 = 349p. Randalstown producer 10 lambs 23kg at 80 = 348p. Randalstown producer 36 lambs 22kg at 76.50 = 348p. Crumlin producer 18 lambs 23.5kg at 81 = 345p. Moira producer 20 lambs 22.5kg at 77.50 = 344p. Ballyclare producer 7 lambs 24kg at 82.50 = 344p. Lisburn producer 11 lambs 21kg at 72 = 343p. Ballymena producer 5 lambs 23.5kg at 80.50 = 343p. Ballyclare producer 7 lambs 20kg at 68.50 = 343p. Antrim producer 63 lambs 23kg at 79 = 343p. Dromara producer 8 lambs 24.5kg at 84 = 343p. Dundrod producer 20 lambs 22.5kg at 77 = 342p. Antrim producer 7 lambs 22.5kg at 77 = 342p. Randalstown producer 16 lambs 22.5kg at 77 = 342p. Carrickfergus producer 9 lambs 19kg at 65 = 342p. Ballyclare producer 9 lambs 22kg at 75 = 341p. Glenarm producer 18 lambs 23.5kg at 80 = 340p. Ballycarry producer 20 lambs 23.5kg at 80 = 340p. Ballynahinch producer 41 lambs 23.5kg at 80 = 340p. Randalstown producer 26 lambs 25kg at 85 = 340p. Tobermore producer 8 lambs 24.5kg at 83 = 339p. Ballyclare producer 26 lambs 23kg at 78 = 339p. Glenavy producer 7 lambs 24.5kg at 83 = 339p. Ballinderry producer 30 lambs 25kg at 84.50 = 338p. Crumlin producer 10 lambs 24kg at 81 = 338p. Randalstown producer 7 lambs 25kg at 84.50 = 338p. Ballymena producer 9 lambs 21kg at 71 = 338p. Cookstown producer 14 lambs 25kg at 84.50 = 338p. Glenarm producer 16 lambs 24.5kg at 82.50 = 337p. Cairncastle producer 10 lambs 24.5kg at 82.50 = 337p. Randalstown producer 17 lambs 24.5kg at 82.50 = 337p. Crumlin producer 9 lambs 21.5kg at 72.50 = 337p. Carnlough producer 25 lambs 23kg at 77.50 = 337p. Crumlin producer 5 lambs 21kg at 70.50 = 336p. Ballymena producer 13 lambs 25kg at 84 = 336p.

Heavy lambs: Templepatrick producer 20 lambs 30kg at 88. Crumlin producer 43 lambs 28kg at 87.50. Cookstown producer 26 lambs 26kg at 86. Randalstown producer 19 lambs 26kg at 86.50. Randalstown producer 21 lambs 27kg at 85.50. Ballyclare producer 20 lambs 26kg at 85. Crumlin producer 26 lambs 26kg at 85.

In the cast ewe ring trade remained steady for all breeds: Portaferry producer 19 Cheviots at 83. Greyabbey producer 8 Suffolks at 82. Ballinderry producer 12 Charollais at 84. Lurgan producer 15 Suffolks at 82. Ballymena producer 17 Suffolks at 80. Cookstown producer 10 Suffolks at 79. Moira producer 5 Suffolks at 75. Doagh producer 6 DH at 76.