Massereene: Another good entry of prime hoggets

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Another good entry of prime hoggets on offer at Monday’s sales at Massereene with trade on a par with last week.

Lightweights selling from 355 to 390p, heavy lots selling from £90 to £93.50 per head.

Prices: Crumlin producer 22 hoggets 21kg at £80 = 390p. Dundrod producer 42 hoggets 21kg at £80 = 390p. Lurgan producer 19 hoggets 22kg at £85 = 385p. Portadown producer 12 hoggets 22kg at £84.50 = 384p. Comber producer 15 hoggets 23kg at £87.50 = 380p. Antrim producer 17 hoggets 23.5kg at £89 = 379p. Randalstown producer 14 hoggets 23.5kg at £89 = 379p. Crumlin producer 21 hoggets 20.5kg at £77 = 376p. Carnlough producer 18 hoggets 21kg at £79 = 376p. Crumlin producer 39 hoggets 22kg at £82 = 373p. Randalstown producer 12 hoggets 22kg at £82 = 373p. Crumlin producer 21 hoggets 21kg at £78 = 372p. Crumlin producer 19 hoggets 23.5kg at £87 = 370p. Crumlin producer 30 hoggets 23.5kg at £87 = 370p. Kells producer 8 hoggets 23.5kg at £87 = 370p. Whitehead producer 28 hoggets 24kg at £88.50 = 369p. Crumlin producer 30 hoggets 23kg at £84.50 = 367p. Carnlough producer 100 hoggets 24kg at £87.50 = 365p. Crumlin producer 37 hoggets 22kg at £80 = 364p. Carrickfergus producer 6 hoggets 23.5kg at £85 = 362p. Crumlin producer 10 hoggets 23.5kg at £85 = 362p. Randalstown producer 35 hoggets 23.5kg at £85 = 362p. Ballymena producer 54 hoggets 24kg at £87 = 362p. Carnlough producer 14 hoggets 24kg at £87 = 362p. Ballinderry producer 7 hoggets 23.5kg at £84.50 = 360p. Cookstown producer 40 hoggets 20kg at £72 = 360p. Randalstown producer 16 hoggets 22kg at £79 = 359p. Ballyclare producer 23 hoggets 22.5kg at £80.50 = 358p. Randalstown producer 72 hoggets 23.5kg at £84 = 357p. Randalstown producer 19 hoggets 24.5kg at £87 = 355p. Randalstown producer 14 hoggets 24.5kg at £87 = 355p. Ballinderry producer 66 hoggets 24.5kg at £87 = 355p.

HEAVY HOGGETS: Moneymore producer 14 hoggets 27kg at £93.50. Dundrod producer 15 hoggets 26kg at £93. Portadown producer 22 hoggets 26kg at £92.50. Crumlin producer 27 hoggets 27kg at £92. Glenarm producer 42 hoggets 26kg at £91.50. Antrim producer 2 hoggets 27kg at £91. Crumlin producer 4 hoggets 27kg at £91. Crumlin producer 38 hoggets 26kg at £90. Moira producer 3 hoggets 27kg at £90. Cookstown producer 8 hoggets 26kg at £90. Ballynahinch producer 55 hoggets 25.5kg at £90.

In the cast ewe ring: Trade remained steady, Crumlin producer single Texel at 99. Moira producer 2 Texels at £90. Antrim producer 7 Suffolks at £89. Crumlin producer 12 Suffolks at £88. Crumlin producer 2 Texels at £88. Antrim producer single Suffolk at £87. Randalstown producer 2 Suffolks at £84. Cookstown producer 7 Suffolks at £85. Portadown producer 23 Suffolks at £83. Dundrod producer 4 crossbred at £76. Carnlough producer 19 crossbreds at £72. Ballymena producer 4 horned ewes at £58. Dunloy producer 19 horned ewes £55.