Good entry of hoggets and cast ewes at Massereene

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Another good entry of hoggets and cast ewes at Monday’s sales.

Lightweight hoggets selling from 370 to 397p per kg, for a pen of Texels 22kg at 87.50.

A tremendous trade for heavy hoggets selling from 95 to 100 per head with an average of 96.50.

In the cast ewe ring Texels selling up to 131 per head, Charollais selling up to 126, Suffolks selling up to 100, crossbreds selling up to 81, Horned Ewes selling up to 61.

Hogget prices: Crumlin producer 7 hoggets 27kg at 100. Antrim producer 15 hoggets 29kg at 98, Magherafelt producer 18 hoggets 28kg at 97. Crumlin producer 15 hoggets 27kg at 96.50. Dundrod producer 28 hoggets 27kg at 96. Kircubbin producer 30 hoggets 31kg at 96. Doagh producer 24 hoggets 28kg at 95.50. Templepatrick producer 5 hoggets 30kg at 95.50. Kells producer 33 hoggets 27kg at 96. Lisburn producer 32 hoggets 27kg at 96. Stewartstown producer 40 hoggets 29kg at 95. Crumlin producer 30 hoggets 28kg at 95. Ballinderry producer 33 hoggets 27kg at 95. Kircubbin producer 21 hoggets 27kg at 95. Dunloy producer 13 hoggets 29kg at 95. Banbridge producer 23 hoggets 22kg at 87.50 = 397p. Lurgan producer 33 hoggets 22kg at 86 = 391p. Templepatrick producer 20 hoggets 23kg at 88.50 = 385p. Straid producer 4 hoggets 24kg at 91.50 = 381p. Crumlin producer 20 hoggets 24kg at 92.50 = 378p. Templepatrick producer 5 hoggets 21kg at 79 = 376p. Crumlin producer 6 hoggets 23kg at 86 = 374p. Antrim producer 50 hoggets 21kg at 79 = 376p. Crumlin producer 19 hoggets 22kg at 82 = 372p. Ballynure producer 35 hoggets 24kg at 91.50 = 373p. Carnlough producer 150 hoggets 25kg at 93 = 372p. Ballymena producer 70 hoggets 21.5kg at 80 = 372p. Crumlin producer 5 hoggets 22kg at 81.50 = 370p. Ballynure producer 22 hoggets 22kg at 81.50 = 370p.

CAST EWES: Crumlin producer 7 Texels at 131, Ballymena producer 4 Charollais at 126, Ballymena producer 2 Texels at 116, Straid producer 7 Charollais at 103. Dundrod producer 6 Suffolks at 100. Ballyclare producer Ssngle Texel at 103. Crumlin producer 7 Suffolks at 98, Ballyutoag producer 9 Texels ~ 09, Stewartstown producer 3 Suffolks at 96.