Massereene Mart: Good numbers of lambs and cast ewes

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With good numbers of lambs and cast ewes on offer at Monday’s sales at Massereene Mart and all buyers keen for sheep this resulted in a firmer trade for all weights of lambs, lightweight lambs sold from 370p to 406p paid for a pen of Texels 22.5kg at £91.50.

Heavy lots sold from £93 to £96.50 per head.

Cast ewes sold up to £96 for Texels and 94 for Charollais.

Lamb prices: Hillsborough producer 4 lambs 22.5kg at £91.50 = 406p. Crumlin producer 4 lambs 22.5kg at £90.50 = 402p. Greyabbey producer 16 lambs 22kg at £88 = 400p. Larne producer 12 lambs 22.5kg at £89.50 = 398p. Antrim producer 30 lambs 22.5kg at £89 = 396p. Ballinderry producer 5 lambs 24kg at £95 = 396p. Randalstown producer 8 lambs 24kg at £95 = 396p. Glenarm producer 47 lambs 22kg at £87 = 395p. Ballymena producer 18 lambs 23.5kg at £92.50 = 394p. Randalstown producer 12 lambs 21kg at £82.50 = 393p. Crumlin producer 24 lambs 24kg at £93.50 = 390p. Crumlin producer 17 lambs 24kg at £93.50 = 390p. Glenarm producer 20 lambs 23.5kg at £91.50 = 389p. Lisburn producer 3 lambs 21.5kg at £83.50 = 388p. Crumlin producer 5 lambs 22kg at £85.50 = 388p. Mallusk producer 50 lambs 24kg at £93 = 388p. Carrowdore producer 23 lambs 23kg at £89 = 387p. Lisburn producer 5 lambs 24kg at £92.50 = 385p. Larne producer 30 lambs 24kg at £92.50 = 385p. Ballymena producer 7 lambs 21.5kg at £82.50 = 384p. Crumlin producer 10 lambs 22.5kg at £86 = 382p. Antrim producer 21 lambs 23kg at £88 = 383p. Ballymena producer 21 lambs 22kg at £84 = 382p. Glenwherry producer 6 lambs 21kg at £80 = 381p. Carnlough producer 51 lambs 21.5kg at £82 = 381p. Templepatrick producer 42 lambs 20.5kg at £78 = 380p. Crumlin producer 6 lambs 22.5kg at £85 = 378p. Glenavy producer 32 lambs 22.5kg at £85 = 378p. Randalstown producer 12 lambs 25kg at £94.50 = 378p. Randalstown producer 15 lambs 21.5kg at £81 = 377p. Crumlin producer 8 lambs 23kg at £86 = 374p. Crumlin producer 8 lambs 23kg at £86 = 374p. Crumlin producer 29 lambs 22.5kg at £84 = 373p. Antrim producer 34 lambs 22.5kg at £84 = 373p. Ballyclare producer 18 lambs 22kg at £82 = 373p. Ahoghill producer 40 lambs 22kg at £82 = 373p. Mallusk producer 17 lambs 25kg at £93.50 = 374p.

Heavy lambs: Ballynahinch producer 46 lambs 28kg at £96.50. Cookstown producer 40 lambs 27kg at £96. Dungannon producer 13 lambs 26kg at £96. Dromore producer 15 lambs 26kg at £95.50. Ballymena producer 29 lambs 25kg at £95.50.

Cast ewes: Ballywalter producer 5 Texels at £96. Millisle producer 4 Charollais at £94. Glenavy producer 7 Texels at £91. Whitehead producer single Suffolk at £90. Antrim producer 10 Suffolks at £80. Crumlin producer 2 Suffolks at £80. Katesbridge producer 14 Suffolks at £80.