Large numbers of top quality lambs on offer at Massereene

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Large numbers of top quality lambs on offer again this week met a stronger trade particularly for lightweights which sold from 335p to 360p for a pen of Charollais 22kg at 79.

Heavy lots sold from £80 to £87 per head.

Prices: Antrim producer 17 lambs 22kg at 79 = 360p. Cushendall producer 16 lambs 21kg at 75.50 = 360p. Ballyutoag producer 20 lambs 24kg at 84 = 354p. Antrim producer 10 lambs 20kg at 70.50 = 353p. Crumlin producer 10 lambs 19kg at 67 = 353p. Ballycarry producer 14 lambs 22kg at 77 = 350p. Antrim producer 20 lambs 22.5kg at 78.50 = 349p. Broughshane producer 10 lambs 21kg at 73 = 348p. Antrim producer 15 lambs 23kg at 80 = 348p. Antrim producer 10 lambs 21kg at 73 = 348p. Dundrod producer 17 lambs 24kg at 82.50 = 344p Broughshane producer 11 lambs 23.5kg at 80.50 = 343p. Carrickfergus producer 28 lambs 23kg at 79 = 343p. Mallusk producer 17 lambs 21kg at 72 = 343p. Ballyutoag producer 20 lambs 22.5kg at 77 = 342p. Antrim producer 10 lambs 25kg at 85.50 = 342p. Randalstown producer 14 lambs 24kg at 82 = 342p. Ballinderry producer 11 lambs 22kg at 75 = 341p. Carnlough producer 70 lambs 19.5kg at 66.50 = 341p. Ballymena producer 12 lambs 22kg at 75 = 341p. Carrickfergus producer 10 lambs 22kg at 75 = 341p. Dundrod producer 16 lambs 24kg at 81.50 = 340p. Larne producer 23 lambs 24kg at 81.50 = 340p. Crumlin producer 10 lambs 21.5kg at 73 = 340p. Ballyclare producer 13 lambs 25kg at 85 = 340p. Ballycarry producer 12 lambs 24kg at 81.50 = 340p. Cookstown producer 20 lambs 22kg at 74.50 = 338p. Ballyclare producer 10 lambs 22kg at 74.50 = 338p. Comber producer 8 lambs 23kg at 78 = 339p. Antrim producer 9 lambs 23kg at 77.50 = 337p. Ballymena producer 6 lambs 23kg at 77.50 = 337p. Ballymena producer 5 lambs 22kg at 74 = 336p Carnlough producer 24 lambs 22kg at 74 = 336p. Cushendall producer 25 lambs 23.5kg at 79 = 336p. Newtownards producer 43 lambs 20kg at 67 = 335p. Crumlin producer 19 lambs 24kg at 80.50 = 335p. Toome producer 18 lambs 24.5kg at 82 = 335p.

Heavy lambs: Portadown producer 12 lambs 21kg at 87. Ballyclare producer 10 lambs 21kg at 86. Ballywalter producer 19 lambs 26kg at 86. Ballywalter producer 3 lambs 33kg at 85. Banbridge producer 26 lambs 26kg at 85. Crumlin producer 22 lambs 26kg at 84. Cushendall producer 25 lambs 26kg at 84. Ballycarry producer 5 lambs 26kg at 84. Dromore producer 22 lambs 27kg at 83. Magherafelt producer 10 lambs 26kg at 83. Antrim producer 36 lambs 26kg at 83. Ballynahinch producer 54 lambs 25kg at 83.

In the cast ewe ring good numbers again this week, a pen of Suffolks from a Ballywalter producer sold at £109 per head, he also received £102 for another pen of Suffolks, Dundrod producer 9 Texels at 98. Dromore producer single Suffolk at 86. Cushendall producer 12 Suffolks at 83. Larne producer 2 Charollais at 77. Moira producer 10 Suffolks at 77. Larne producer 42 Suffolks at 76. Dundrod producer Texel ram at 93.