Hoggets sell to a top price of £97 at Saintfield

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A good entry of 684 sheep on Tuesday with hoggets selling to a top price of £97 and a top of £3.87 per kg.

Spring lambs selling to a top price of £97 and a top of £4.45per kg.

Fat ewes selling to a top price of £100 and rams to £92.

Breeding sheep selling to a top price of £172 for a pen of 1 ewe and 2 lambs.

LEADING PRICES:

HOGGETS - Killyleagh producer, 17 27.5kgs £97, Greyabbey producer, 3 30.5kgs £97, Carrowdore producer, 28 26kgs £95, Carryduff producer, 4 30kgs £94, Castlewellan producer, 4 24kgs £91, Downpatrick producer, 7 26.5kgs £90, Killinchy producer, 13 28.5kgs £90, Dromara producer, 30 23kgs £89, Comber producer, 50 22.75kgs £82, Ardglass producer, 12 22kgs £81, Lisburn producer, 4 21.75kgs £76, Downpatrick producer, 9 20.75kgs £72.

SPRING LAMBS - Ballynahinch producer, 12 23.5kgs £97, Downpatrick producer, 2 22.5kgs £92, Downpatrick producer, 11 21kgs £90, Crossgar producer, 4 20kgs £89.

FAT EWES - Greyabbey producer, £100, Downpatrick producer, £90, Crossgar producer, £88, Castlewellan producer, £87, £84, £69, Ballygowan producer, £85, Downpatrick producer, £84, Newtownards producer, £82, Carrowdore producer, £82, Castlewellan producer, £80, Ballynahinch producer, £80, £74, Greyabbey producer, £80, Downpatrick producer, £80, Newtownards producer, £79, Killinchy producer, £77, Portaferry producer, £76, Downpatrick producer, £75, Saintfield producer, £70, Lisburn producer, £68.

RAMS - Greyabbey producer, £92, £90, Comber producer, £85, Hillsborough producer, £83, Carryduff producer, £80, Downpatrick producer, £75, Lisburn producer, £75.

BREEDING SHEEP - Ballynahinch producer, 1 ewe and 2 lambs £172, 1 ewe and 2 lambs £152, 1 ewe and 1 lamb £122, Ballygowan producer, 4 ewes and 4 lambs £157 each, 4 ewes and 4 lambs £140 each, 5 ewes and 5 lambs £132 each, Dromara producer, 1 ewe and 2 lambs £150, Dromara producer, 2 ewes and 2 lambs £145 each.