Steady trade for hoggets and cast ewes at Massereene

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A good entry of hoggets and cast ewes met a steady trade at Monday’s sales.

Lightweight hoggets selling from 365p to 398p for a pen of Texels 22kg at 87.50, heavy hoggets selling from 92 to 100 per head. In the cast ewe ring Texels to 107, Charollais to 99 Suffolks to 96, horned ewes to 56 per head.

HOGGET PRICES: Antrim producer 10 hoggets 22kg at 87.50 = 398p. Carnlough producer 46 hoggets 22kg at 86.50 = 394p. Crumlin producer 9 hoggets 21kg at 83 = 391p. Raloo producer 10 hoggets 23kg at 89 = 387p. Crumlin producer 10 hoggets 22.5kg at 87 = 387p. Antrim producer 9 hoggets 23kg at 88.50 = 385p. Magherafelt producer 40 hoggets 23kg at 87.50 = 382p. Draperstown producer 10 hoggets 21kg at 80 = 381p. Dunadry producer 10 hoggets 22kg at 83 = 377p. Cookstown producer 9 hoggets 20kg at 75 = 375p. Ballymena producer 51 hoggets 23.5kg at 87.50 = 372p. Glenavy producer 10 hoggets 25kg at 94.50 = 378p Glenarm producer 17 hoggets 21kg at 78 = 371p. Crumlin producer 5 hoggets 26kg at 96 = 369p. Randalstown producer 24 hoggets 26kg at 94 = 369p. Ballinderry producer 20 hoggets 24kg at 90 = 367p. Crumlin producer 39 hoggets 24kg at 90 = 367p. Ballyclare producer 21 hoggets 21.5kg at 79 = 367p. Glenarm producer 40 hoggets 25kg at 93 = 366p. Ballinderry producer 9 hoggets 25kg at 93 = 366p.

HEAVY HOGGETS: Crumlin producer 13 hoggets 29kg at 100. Newtownards producer 30 hoggets 27kg at 98. Cookstown producer 12 hoggets 27kg at 97. Comber producer 6 hoggets 27kg at 96. Aldergrove producer 5 hoggets 26kg at 96. Draperstpwn producer 3 hoggets 29kg at 95. Crumlin producer 31 hoggets 27kg at 95. Ballinderry producer 17 hoggets 28kg at 94. Tobermore producer 26 hoggets 26kg at 94. Ballynahinch producer 40 hoggets 26kg @ 93.

CAST EWES: Kells producer single Texel at 107. Muckamore producer 4 Charollais at 99. Crumlin producer 6 Suffolks at 97. Crumlin producer 7 Texels at 96. Stoneyford producer 7 D H at 91. Larne producer 12 Suffolks at 90.