Cast ewes selling up to £168 at Massereene Mart

A seasonal entry of prime hoggets at Massereene Mart.

Tuesday, 23rd March 2021, 4:00 pm

Spring lambs and cast ewes continued to meet a strong demand from all buyers.

New season lambs sold up to 657p for 21kg £138.

Heavy hoggets to £150.

Lighter sorts to 610p for 23kg at £140.

Cast ewes sold up to £168 for Texels, Charollais to £150, Suffolks to £140.

Prices: 7 hoggets 30kg at £150. Carntall producer 3 hoggets 26kg at £149. Randalstown producer 3 hoggets 26kg at £149. Comber producer 12 hoggets 26kg at £148. Dunloy producer 10 hoggets 25kg 147. Crumlin producer 4 hoggets 31kg at £146. Crumlin producer 6 hoggets 26kg at £145.50. Glenarriff producer 7 hoggets 32kg at £145. Newtownards producer 13 hoggets 30kg at £145. Crumlin producer 10 hoggets 30kg at £145. Dundonald producer 4 hoggets 26kg at £145. Crumlin producer 5 hoggets 30kg at £145. Antrim producer 12 hoggets 25kg at £144. Crumlin producer 5 hoggets 25kg at £145. Ballycarry producer 8 hoggets 27kg at £144. Lisburn producer 7 hoggets 25kg at £144. Dundonald producer 4 hoggets 24kg at £143. Ligoniel producer 11 hoggets 25kg at £142. Loughgall producer 35 hoggets 23.5kg at £140.

Cast ewes: Dundonald producer single Texel at £168. Comber producer 2 Charollais at £150. Ballyclare producer 3 Suffolks at £140. Ballyclare producer 3 Texels at £140. Ballymena producer 4 Charollais at £135. Antrim producer 4 Dorsets at £130. Nutts Corner producer single Suffolk at £128. Muckamore producer single Texel at £120. Ballyutoag producer 2 Suffolks at £120. Portadown producer 6 Suffolks at £119. Carntall producer 6 Suffolks at £113. Glenarrif producer single Suffolk at £116. Glenarriff producer 2 Mules at £112. Glenarriff producer 3 Mules at £109. Antrim producer 2 Suffolks at £112. Dromore producer single Charollais at £124. Randalstown producer 6 Blackface at £61. Rasharkin producer 9 Blackface at £60.