Tremendous trade for hoggets at Massereene

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A tremendous trade for all weights of hoggets at Monday’s sales, cast ewes sold at rates equal to last week, lightweight hoggets selling from 345p to 365p per kg for a pen of Texels 21kg at 76.50.

Heavy hoggets selling from 85 to 90 per head, cast ewes sold up to 93 per head.

Hogget prices: Antrim producer 12 hoggets 21kg at 76.50 = 365p. Ballinderry producer 14 hoggets 22kg at 79.50 = 362p. Crumlin producer 9 hoggets 23kg at 82.50 = 359p. Crumlin producer 15 hoggets 24.5kg at 87.50 = 357p. Lisburn producer 24 hoggets 21kg at 74 = 352p. Larne producer 17 hoggets 22kg at 78 = 355p. Ballymena producer 14 hoggets 22kg at 77 = 350p. Ballinderry producer 14 hoggets 21.5kg at 74.50 = 347p. Glenavy producer 20 hoggets 24.5kg at 85 = 347p. Dunadry producer 6 hoggets 24.5kg at 85 = 347p. Carrickfergus producer 6 hoggets 23kg at 79.50 = 346p. Antrim producer 20 hoggets 18.5kg at 64 = 346p. Glenavy producer 11 hoggets 20kg at 69 = 345p. Randalstown producer 65 hoggets 24.5kg at 84.50 = 345p. Ligoniel producer 34 hoggets 23kg at 79 = 343p. Nutts Corner producer 15 hoggets 23kg at 79 = 343p. Portadown producer 54 hoggets 24kg at 82 = 342p. Dunadry producer 37 hoggets 25kg at 85.50 = 342p.

HEAVY HOGGET: Larne producer 10 hoggets 30kg at 90. Magherafelt producer 24 hoggets 26kg at 90. Armoy producer 36 hoggets 27kg at 89.50. Kells producer 34 hoggets 26kg at 89. Crumlin producer 43 hoggets 27kg at 89. Tobermore producer 20 hoggets 26kg at 88. Armoy producer 30 hoggets 30kg at 88. Ballymena producer 11 hoggets 32kg at 88. Moira producer 22 hoggets 30kg at 88. Rasharkin producer 20 hoggets 32kg at 87. Muckamore producer 40 hoggets 26kg at 86.50. Portadown producer 20 hoggets 25.5kg at 86.50. Ballynahinch producer 34 hoggets 26kg at 85.50. Ballymena producer 41 hoggets 39kg at 85.

CAST EWES: Ballyclare producer 4 Texels at 93. Nutts Corner 2 Charollais at 90. Ballyclare producer 6 Suffolks at 88. Dundonald producer 4 Texels at 80. Dundrod producer 10 Suffolks at 80. Crumlin producer 8 Suffolks at 80. Crumlin producer 2 Texels at 83. Moira producer 5 Texels at 82.