Good entry of lambs at Massereene

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A good entry of Spring Lambs, Hogts and Cast Ewes met a sharper trade for all weights.

Lambs selling up to 409p per kg for a pen of Texels 23kg @ 94, Heavy lots to 94.50 per head, Hogts sold to 82 for a pen of Suffolks 27kg.

In the Cast Ewe Ring Texels to 112, Suffolks to 112, Charolais to 110, Crossbreds to 89, and horned ewes to 71. Fat Rams to 112,

Lamb Prices: Crumlin Producer 5 Lambs 23kg @ 94. = 409p. Ligoniel Producer 6 Suffolks 23.5kg @ 94.50. = 402p. Crumlin Producer 4 Lambs 22.5kg @ 90. = 400p. Comber Producer 10 Lambs 22kg @ 88. = 400p. Ballyutoag Producer 12 Lambs 22.5kg @ 88.50. = 393p. Armagh Producer 16 Lambs 21kg @ 82. = 390p Randalstown Producer 20 Lambs 20kg @ 77. = 385p. Banbridge Producer 14 Lambs 22kg @ 84. = 382p. Antrim Producer 14 Lambs 23kg @ 86. = 375p. Moira Producer 7 Lambs 23kg @ 85.50. = 372p. Crumlin Producer 6 Lambs 20.5kg @ 76. = 371p. Ballycarry Producer 7 Lambs 22.5kg @ 83. = 369p.Cookstown Producer 21 Lambs 23kg @ 84.50. = 367p. Templepatrick Producer 17 Lambs 22kg @ 80. = 364p. Templepatrick Producer 19 Lambs 22kg @ 80. = 364p. Ballyclare Producer 10 Lambs 22kg @ 80. = 364p. Kells Producer 20 Lambs 21kg @ 76. = 362p. Antrim Producer 50 Lambs 23.5kg @ 85. = 362p. Crumlin Producer 20 Lambs 23kg @ 83. = 361p. Tobermore Producer 34 Lambs 23kg @ 83. = 361p.

HOGT Prices: Kells Producer 33 Hogts 27kg @ 82. Antrim Producer 26 Hogts 26kg @ 81. Cookstown Producer 19 Hogts 25kg @ 80. Ballynahinch Producer 42 Hogts 25kg @ 80.

CAST EWE PRICES: Crumlin Producer Single Texel @ 112. Ballywalter Producer Suffolk Ram @ 112. Cookstown Producer 4 Suffolks @ 112. Ballywalter Producer 4 Suffolks @ 100. Greyabbey Producer 7 Texels @ 100. Newtownards Producer 5 Charollais @ 110. Armagh Producer 7 Suffolks @ 105. Doagh Producer 10 Suffolks @ 96. Lurgan Producer 16 Texels @ 95. Ballygowan Producer 24 Suffolks @ 93.