Heavy lambs sell from £84 to £92 per head at Massereene

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Another superb entry of top quality lambs on offer at Monday’s sales, all weights and breeds met a stronger trade.

Lightweights selling from 340p to 368p paid for a pen of Texels 23kg at 84.50.

Heavy lambs selling from 84 to 92 per head.

Prices: Banbridge producer 17 lambs 23kg at 84.50 = 368p, Ballywalter producer 7 lambs 23kg at 83 = 361p. Antrim producer 50 lambs 20kg at 72 = 360p. Glenavy producer 15 lambs 19kg at 68 = 358p. Dundrod producer 30 lambs 23.5kg at 82.50 = 358p. Carrickfergus producer 16 lambs 24kg at 84.50 = 353p. Broughshane producer 12 lambs 24kg at 84.50 = 352p. Portadown producer 16 lambs 24.5kg at 86 = 351p. Muckamore producer 24 lambs 23kg at 80.50 = 350p. Templepatrick producer 4 lambs 24kg at 84 = 350p. Carrowdore producer 14 lambs 24kg at 84 = 350p. Lisburn producer 4 lambs 21kg at 73 = 348p. Ballinderry producer 7 lambs 23kg at 80 = 348p. Ballycarry producer 16 lambs 25kg at 87 = 348p. Antrim producer 10 lambs 24kg at 83.50 = 348p. Ballycarry producer 15 lambs 22.5kg at 78 = 347p. Ballymena producer 88 lambs 23.5kg at 81.50 = 347p. Ballycarry producer 15 lambs 22.5kg at 78 = 346p Carrickfergus producer 8 lambs 24kg at 83 = 346p. Crumlin Aldergrove producer 5 lambs 24.5kg at 84 = 343p. Ballymena producer 10 lambs 22kg at 76 = 345p. Glenavy producer 9 lambs 20.5kg at 70.50 = 344p. Broughshane producer 15 lambs 24.5kg at 84.50 = 345p. Ballymena producer 60 lambs 24.5kg at 84 = 343p. Crumlin producer 11 lambs 24kg at 82 = 342p. Ballycastle producer 25 lambs 24kg at 82 = 342p. Parkgate producer 5 lambs 21.5kg at 73.50 = 342p. Ballycarry producer 11 lambs 20.5kg at 70 = 342p. Antrim producer 16 lambs 25kg at 85.50 = 342p. Randalstown producer 14 lambs 24kg at 82 = 342p. Ballymena producer 18 lambs 23.5kg at 80 = 341p. Doagh producer 6 lambs 23.5kg at 80 = 340p.

HEAVY LAMBS: Moira producer 7 lambs 25kg at 92. Ballycarry producer 4 lambs 30kg at 89.50. Dromore producer 16 lambs 28kg at 88. Crumlin producer 23 lambs 26kg at 87.50. Ballycarry producer 16 lambs 25kg at 87. Ballymena producer 9 lambs 30kg at 87. Ballyclare producer 6 lambs 28kg at 86.50. Dunloy producer 7 lambs 27kg at 86.50. Antrim producer 53 lambs 25kg at 86. Ballynahinch producer 45 lambs 25kg at 86. Larne producer 20 lambs 26kg at 85.

In the cast ewe ring trade a little firmer, with Texels selling up to 92. Suffolks to 88. Crossbreds to 71, fat rams to 89. Dromore producer 6 Texels at 92. Ballywalter producer 7 Suffolks at 88. Dunloy producer 8 crossbreds at 71. Dundrod producer 2 crossbreds at 71. Islandmagee producer 12 crossbreds at 70. Moira producer 4 Suffolks at 79. Antrim producer 7 Texels at 80. Ballycarry producer 16 Suffolks at 75.