Massereene Mart: Strong demand for lightweight sheep

Another good entry of quality lambs on offer this week at Monday’s sales at Massereene Mart, with lightweights in strong demand, selling from 330p to 360p for a pen of Texels 20kg at £72.

Heavy lambs selling from £80 to £89 per head.

Prices: Crumlin producer 11 lambs 20kg at £72 = 360p. Crumlin producer 3 lambs 21kg at £75 = 357p. Ballycarry producer 18 lambs 23kg at £82 = 357p. Ballymena producer 11 lambs 20.5kg at £72 = 351p. Dundrod producer 14 lambs 21kg at £73 = 348p. Ballygally producer 10 lambs 22kg at £76 = 345p. Larne producer 7 lambs 22kg at £76 = 345p. Ballyutoag producer 26 lambs 21kg at £72.50 = 345p. Dundrod producer 20 lambs 23kg at £79 = 343p. Antrim producer 12 lambs 23kg at £79 = 343p. Crumlin producer 5 lambs 20.5kg at £70 = 341p. Ballymena producer 46 lambs 22kg at £75 = 341p. Mallusk producer 40 lambs 21.5kg at £73 = 340p. Randalstown producer 14 lambs 21.5kg at £73 = 340p. Mallusk producer 40 lambs 21kg at £71.50 = 340p. Cairncastle producer 15 lambs 23kg at £78 = 339p. Ballinderry producer 10 lambs 23kg at £78 = 339p. Glenarm producer 20 lambs 24kg at £81 = 338p. Lisburn producer 12 lambs 22.5kg at £76 = 338p. Randalstown producer 23 lambs 24kg at £81 = 338p. Antrim producer 22 lambs 23.5kg at £79 = 336p. Ballinderry producer 30 lambs 23.5kg at £79 = 336p. Antrim producer 71 lambs 22kg at £74 = 336p. Ballinderry producer 20 lambs 23kg at £77 = 335p. Ballyclare producer 11 lambs 24.5kg at £82 = 335p. Ballynure producer 15 lambs 23kg at £77 = 335p. Ballymena producer 12 lambs 23.5kg at £78.50 = 334p. Templepatrick producer 17 lambs 24kg at £80 = 333p. Kilwaughter producer 39 lambs 24kg at £80 = 333p. Crumlin producer 10 lambs 23kg at £76 = 330p. Raloo producer 10 lambs 21kg at £70 = 333p. Ballinderry producer 14 lambs 24.5kg at £81.50 = 333p. Carrickfergus producer 6 lambs 22.5kg at £75 = 333p. Ballymena producer 67 lambs 23.5kg at £78 = 332p. Markethill producer 13 lambs 22.5kg at £74.50 = 331p. Cookstown producer 44 lambs 23.5kg at £77.50 = 330p.

HEAVY LAMBS: Ballymena producer 10 lambs 30kg at £89. Ballywalter producer 20 lambs 28kg at £88. Comber producer 23 lambs 27kg at £87. Ballycarry producer 2 lambs 31kg at £86.50. Portadown producer 9 lambs 31kg at £85.50. Ballyclare producer 5 lambs 30kg at £85. Larne producer 17 lambs 27kg at £85. Ballyclare producer 6 lambs 25kg at £84. Carnlough producer 40 lambs 26kg at £84. Dunloy producer 44 lambs 27kg at £84. Killyglen producer 17 lambs 25kg at £81.

CAST EWES: Ballywalter producer 7 Suffolks at £89. Kells producer 3 Charollais at £88. Ballymena producer 7 Texels at £85. Carrickfergus producer 5 Suffolks at £83. Greyabbey producer 6 Charollais at £ 82. Larne producer 15 Suffolks at £80. Ballinderry producer 12 Suffolks at £80. Carnlough producer 15 crossbreds at £71. Armoy producer 9 Border Leicester at £70. Ballynahinch producer 24 crossbreds at £70. Cushendall producer 19 Blackface ewes at £52.

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