Top quality spring lambs on offer at Massereene Mart

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Good numbers of top quality spring lambs were on offer at Monday’s sales at Massereene Mart with all buyers keen to purchase resulting in a tremendous trade.

The top price went to a regular Randalstown producer selling a pen of Charollais lambs weighing 21kg selling for £105 = 500p per kg H/W.

Another big offering of cast ewes sold up to £127 for Texels, fat rams selling up to £145.

Lamb prices: Randalstown producer 14 lambs 21kg at £105 = 500p. Crumlin producer 3 lambs 20kg at £98.50 = 493p. Crumlin producer 8 lambs 19.5kg at £96 = 492p. Crumlin producer 11 lambs 20kg at £98 = 490p. Nutts Corner producer 9 lambs 21kg at £103 = 490p. Glenarm producer 6 lambs 20kg at £98 = 490p. Dundrod producer 6 lambs 20.5kg at £100.50 = 490p. Larne producer 14 lambs 18kg at £88 = 489p. Ballyutoag producer 9 lambs 22.5kg at £109 = 484p. Carrowdore producer 20 lambs 22kg at £106.50 = 484p. Antrim producer 5 lambs 21.5kg at £103 = 479p. Crumlin producer 10 lambs 22kg at £107.50 = 489p. Templepatrick producer 13 lambs 22.5kg at £107 = 476p. Antrim producer 13 lambs 21kg at £100 = 476p. Dundrod producer 3 lambs 20.5kg at £97 = 473p. Doagh producer 11 lambs 22.5kg at £105.50 = 469p. Crumlin producer 12 lambs 22kg at £103 = 468p. Crumlin producer 26 lambs 22.5kg at £105 = 467p. Ballyclare producer 7 lambs 23kg at £107.50 = 467p. Glenavy producer 3 lambs 22kg at £102 = 464p. Ballymena producer 42 lambs 20.5kg at £95 = 463p. Comber producer 21 lambs 21kg at £97 = 462p. Kells producer 10 lambs 20.5kg at £95 = 463p. Carnlough producer 6 lambs 21.5kg at £99 = 460p. Antrim producer 71 lambs 23.5kg at £108 = 460p. Antrim producer 7 lambs 23.5kg at £108 = 460p. Crumlin producer 28 lambs 23kg at £105 = 457p. Crumlin producer 10 lambs 23kg at £105 = 457p. Crumlin producer 21 lambs 22.5kg at £103 = 458p a complete clearance with all lambs sold to average £104 per head.

In the cast ewe ring good well fleshed lots meeting a strong demand, Donaghadee producer single Texel at £127. Antrim producer 7 Charollais at £119. Cookstown producer 12 Suffolks at £110. Dungiven producer 21 Texels at £109. Groomsport producer 2 Texels at £100. Crumlin producer 10 Suffolks at £97. Antrim producer single Texel at £97. Ballymena producer 2 Suffolks at £95. Antrim producer single Texel at £92. Cookstown producer Suffolk at £90.

RAMS: Cookstown producer Suffolk at £145. Donaghadee producer Texel at £109. Armagh producer Suffolk at £105. Antrim producer 2 Charollais at £103.