Massereene Mart: New mart record of £140 paid for a pen of 26.5kg Texels

A new mart record of £140 was paid for a pen of 26.5kg Texels at Monday’s prime sheep sales.

Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, 12:41 pm

Charollais cross hoggets sold to £139.

Suffolk cross hoggets to £138. Crossbreds to £135.

Blackfaces sold to £135.

Lightweights to 580p for 22kg at £127.50.

Cast ewes to £150 for Texel cross, Charollais to £131. Suffolks sold to £125. Dorsets sold to £120.

Hogget prices: Portaferry producer 37 hoggets 26.5kg at £140. Portadown producer 7 hoggets 26kg at £139. Crumlin producer 4 hoggets 26kg at £138. Crumlin producer 12 hoggets 28.5kg at £138. Ballycarry producer 2 hoggets 29kg at £138. Ballyclare producer 12 hoggets 29kg at £138. Greenhill producer 3 hoggets 27kg at £138. Antrim producer 21 hoggets 29kg at £137.50. Ballymena producer 20 hoggets 28.5kg at £137. Ballyclare producer single hogget 28kg at £137. Crumlin producer 12 hoggets 26kg at £136. Ballyclare producer 2 hoggets 28kg at £136. Dundrod producer 10 hoggets 28.5kg at £135. Ballymena producer 20 hoggets 28kg at £135. Aghalee producer 24 hoggets 25kg at £135. Ballycarry producer 9 hoggets 27kg at £135. Toomebridge producer 42 hoggets 27.5kg at £135. Crumlin producer 14 hoggets 25.5kg at £135. Randalstown producer 4 hoggets 26kg at £135. Randalstown producer 22 hoggets 24.5khg at £134. Ballymena producer 20 hoggets 25kg at £133. Crumlin producer 20 hoggets 24kg at £131. Templepatrick producer 9 hoggets 24kg at £130.

Lightweights: Comber producer 16 hoggets 22kg at £127.50 = 580p. Whitehead producer 15 hoggets 23.5kg at £135 = 574p. Portaferry producer 15 hoggets 23kg at £131 = 570p. Templepatrick producer 7 hoggets 22.5kg at £127 = 564p. Randalstown producer 2 hoggets 23kg at £128 = 556p. Crumlin producer 11 hoggets 22kg at £121 = 550p. Crumlin producer 37 hoggets 23.5kg at £129 = 549p. Aldergrove producer 3 hoggets 22kg at £120 = 545p. Whitehead producer 26 hoggets 23.5kg at £128 = 544p. Templepatrick producer 10 hoggets 21.5kg at £116 = 539p. Crumlin producer 8 hoggets 20.5kg at £110 = 536p.

Cast ewes: Crumlin producer 3 Texels at £150. Antrim producer 7 Texels at £140. Moira producer single Texel at £131. Bangor producer single Charollais at £131. Doagh producer 3 Suffolks at £125. Carnlough producer 4 Blue Leicester at £125. Ballymena producer single Dorset at £120. Crumlin producer 3 Charollais at £124. Portadown producer 4 Charollais at £118. Bangor producer single Charollais at £116. Crumlin producer 4 Texels at £109. Portaferry producer 10 Suffolks at £110. Portaferry producer 6 Charollais at £115. Larne producer 3 Mules at £103. Carnlough producer 13 Blackface at £59.