Massereene Mart: Cast ewes selling to £150

Reduced numbers of prime hoggets and cast ewes at Monday’s sales maintained last week’s rates.

Tuesday, 16th March 2021, 2:28 pm

Lightweight hoggets selling up to 615p for a pen of Beltex 19.5kg at £120.

Heavy hoggets sold from £140 to £148 per head.

Cast ewes sold to £150 for cross Texel.

Suffolks sold to £140.

Prices: Portaferry producer 11 hoggets 19.5kg at £120 = 615p. Portaferry producer 16 hoggets 24kg at £146 = 608p. Antrim producer 16 hoggets 21kg at £127 = 605p. Ahoghill producer 19 hoggets 21.5kg at £129 = 602p. Crumlin producer 14 hoggets 23.5kg at £140 = 596p. Portadown producer 17 hoggets 20kg at £118 = 590p. Antrim producer 10 hoggets 22.5kg at £132 = 586p. Ballyutoag producer 3 hoggets 23.5kg at £137 = 583p. Whitehead producer 11 hoggets 22kg at £128 = 582p. Killinchy producer 11 hoggets 22kg at £128 = 582p. Crumlin producer 34 hoggets 23.5kg at £136 = 578p. Whitehead producer 10 hoggets 23kg at £132 = 574p. Crumlin producer 9 hoggets 23.5kg at £133 = 566p.

Heavy hoggets: Loughgall producer 13 hoggets 36kg at £148. Crumlin producer 5 hoggets 27.5kg at £147.50. Crumlin producer 6 hoggets 25.5kg at £146. Dunloy producer 18 hoggets 28kg at £145. Templepatrick producer 25 hoggets 25.5kg at £144. Ballymena producer 31 hoggets 26kg at £144. Crumlin producer 4 hoggets 25.5kg at £142. Ballynahinch producer 33 hoggets 24.5kg at £142. Crumlin producer 21 hoggets 24kg at £142. Crumlin producer 7 hoggets 24kg at £142. Dunloy producer 5 hoggets 29kg at £142. Carrickfergus producer 5 hoggets 25kg at £140. Toomebridge producer 28 hoggets 27kg at £140. Toomebridge producer 3 hoggets 30kg at £142. Dunloy producer 9 hoggets 25kg at £140.

Cast ewes: Crumlin producer single cross Texel at £150. Ligoniel producer 4 Suffolks at £140. Ballynure producer 6 Suffolks at £126. Crumlin producer single Charollais at £123. Nutts Corner producer single Charollais at £111. Antrim producer 7 Suffolks at £100. Portadown producer 5 Mules at £95. Crumlin producer 2 Mules at £92. Ballynahinch producer 6 Mules at £90. Larne producer 5 Blackface at £60.