Good sale of sheep at Saintfield

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There was a good sale of 835 sheep at Saintfield on Tuesday with lambs selling to a top price of £88.50 and a top of £3.97 per kg. Fat Ewes sold to a top price of £80.

Leading prices:

Lambs: Dromore producer, six 27.5kgs £88.50; Hillsborough producer, three 28.5kgs £88; Ballynahinch producer, eight 26.5kgs £86; Ballynahinch producer, three 25.5kgs £85; Millisle producer, 12 27.5kgs £85; Ballynahinch producer, 12 25.5kgs £84; Ballynahinch producer, 16 24.5kgs £83.50; Comber producer, 22 24.5kgs £83; Ardglass producer, 27 24kgs £83; Castlewellan producer, 22 24kgs £82.20; Ballynahinch producer, 15 24.5kgs £82, 44 20.5kgs £72.80, 10 18kgs £71.50; Killinchy producer, 27 24.5kgs £82; Hillsborough producer, 21 23kgs £81; Newcastle producer, 40 23.5kgs £80; Dromara producer, eight 24kgs £80; Ballygowan producer, 28 22.5kgs £79; Saintfield producer, 29 22kgs £78.50; Saintfield producer, 22kgs £77, 22kgs £75; Dromara producer, 44 21kgs £74.80; Comber producer, 26 20kgs £74.20; Saintfield producer, 17 19.5kgs £73; Portaferry producer, seven 19.5kgs £72.50, 30 17.5kgs £69.50; Lisburn producer, 13 20kgs £72; Cloughey producer,

32 17kgs £62.

Fat ewes: Downpatrick producer £80; Ballynahinch producer £78, £70; Ballynahinch producer £78, £77, £65, £64; Downpatrick producer £73; Newtownards producer £65; Killinchy producer £65; Saintfield producer, £65; Hillsborough producer £60.