Good entry of prime lambs and cast ewes at Massereene

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A good entry of prime lambs and cast ewes on offer at the last sale of 2015 met a strong demand with lightweights selling from 300p to 336p per kg for a pen of Texels 21kg at 70.50, heavies selling up to 77.50 per head.

In the cast ewe ring Texels to 84, Suffolks to 80 Charollais to 76, fat rams to 90.

LAMB PRICES: Kilwaughter producer 12 lambs 21kg at 70.50 = 336p. Portadown producer 23 lambs 22kg at 72.50 = 330p. Greyabbey producer 19 lambs 23kg at 74.50 = 324p. Comber producer 25 lambs 23kg at 73.50 = 320p. Dundrod producer 10 lambs 21kg at 67 = 319p. Dundrod producer 23 lambs 22kg at 69 = 314p. Moorfields producer 6 lambs 21.5kg at 66.50 = 309p. Muckamore producer 3 lambs 24kg at 74 = 308p. Kilwaughter producer 20 lambs 22kg at 67 = 306p. Comber producer 397 lambs 24.5kg at 75 = 306p. Crumlin producer 10 lambs 24kg at 73.50 = 306p. Lurgan producer 20 lambs 22kg at 67 =304p. Crumlin producer 10 lambs 23.5kg at 71.50 = 304p. Moorfields producer 15 lambs 23kg at 70 = 304p. Kells producer 15 lambs 24kg at 73 = 304p. Ballyclare producer 24 lambs 23kg at 70 = 304p. Larne producer 34 lambs 23kg at 70 = 304p. Carnlough producer 39 lambs 23kg at 69.50 = 302p. Crumlin producer 10 lambs 24kg at 72.50 = 302p. Ballyclare producer 20 lambs 24kg at 72 = 300p. Dunadry producer 23 lambs 24kg at 72 = 300p. Mallusk producer 12 lambs 22kg at 66 = 300p.

HEAVIES: Crumlin producer 20 lambs 28kg at 77.50. Ballynahinch producer 20 lambs 26kg at 77. Lisburn producer 40 lambs 26kg at 76.50. Tobermore producer 16 lambs 26kg at 76.50. Dungannon producer 30 lambs 26kg at 76. Portadown producer 40 lambs 26kg at 76.

CAST EWES: Crumlin producer 7 Texels at 84. Ballywalter producer 9 Suffolks at 80. Templepatrick producer 11 Charollais at 76.