Improved trade for sheep at Saintfield Mart, prices for ewes to £185

Larger entry of over 1000 sheep at Tuesday's sale sold to a well improved trade with a lot of quality hoggets on offer.

Hoggets sold to £124.

Ewes sold to £185.

Hoggets - Castlewellan producer 3 Suffolk 28kg £124, 11 Texel 25kg £120, 7 Suffolk 25kg £119, Newtownards producer 2 Texel 26kg £122, Bangor producer 9 Suffolk 27kg £122, 14 Suffolk 20kg £104, Belfast producer 3 Dorset 27kg £122, Saintfield producer 3 Dorset 28kg £122, Dromara producer 45 Charollais 24kg £120, 5 Crossbreds 23kg £115, Ballywalter producer 18 Texel 24kg £120, Castlewellan producer 23 Texel 25kg £120, Lisburn producer 24 Texel 25kg £120, Bangor producer 19 Texel 25kg £120, Killough producer 35 Suf/Texel 25kg £120, Dungannon producer 6 Texel 25kg £120, Downpatrick producer 15 Texel 26kg £120, Saintfield producer 3 Charollais 27kg £120, 6 Charollais 22kg £113.50, Downpatrick producer 27 Suffolk 27kg £120, Ballywalter producer 37 24kg £119, Moira producer 14 Texel 24kg £118, Newtownards producer 45 Texel/Suffolk 23kg £117, Millisle producer 15 Texel 24kg £117, Newtownards producer 5 Texel 24kg £117, Comber producer 3 Suffolk 24kg £117, Gilford producer 32 Suffolk/Texel 23kg £116, Millisle producer 5 Texel 23kg £116, Ballynahinch producer 13 Hampshire 23kg £115, Newtownards producer 29 22.5kg £114, Omagh producer 44 Texel 22kg £112.50, 15 Texel/Suf 22kg £111, 57 Crossbreds 21kg £103.50, 27 Texel 20kg £100, Comber producer 23 Texel 22kg £112, Ballygowan producer 45 Charollais/Crossbreds 22kg £111, Ballygowan producer 21 Texel 21.5kg £109, 6 Texel 16kg £86, Ballywalter producer 9 Texel 21.5kg £108, Moira producer 6 Charollais 20kg £106, Bangor producer 3 Texel 21kg £105, 18 Texel 20kg £102, Dromore producer 16 Charollais/Texel 19kg £98, Lisburn producer 12 Texel 18kg £94.50 and Downpatrick producer 8 Texel 18kg £92.50.

Saintfield Mart

Ewes - Ballywalter producer pure bred Texel £185, Comber producer pure bred Texel £180, £160, Newtownards producer 2 Texel £168, 4 Suffolk £142, Lisburn producer 2 Charollais £150, 3 Suffolk £128, Greyabbey producer 8 Suffolk £145, Newtowanrds producer 3 Charollais £132, Drumbo producer 3 Suffolk £131, Crossgar producer 5 Texel £128, Downpatrick producer 4 Suffolk £127, Killyleagh producer 3 Lelyn £124, Carryduff producer 9 Suffolk £121, Downpatrick producer Texel £120, £110, 2 Suffolk £100, 2 Mule £109, Ballygowan producer 2 Suffolk £119, Carryduff producer 5 Suffolk £118, 7 Mule £99, Moira producer 3 Charollais £117, Mule £110, Belfast producer 3 Dorset £110, Comber producer 12 Crossbreds £105 and Lisburn producer 5 Crossbreds £98, Saintfield producer 11 Crossbreds £87.