Massereene Mart: Heavy lots meeting the best trade

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With large numbers of lambs coming forward at Monday’s sales at Massereene Mart trade eased slightly for lightweights, with heavy lots meeting the best trade, lightweights selling from 350 to 372p for Texels 22kg at £82.

Heavies sold from £80 to £88 per head.

Ballycarry producer 20 lambs 28kg at £88. Dromore producer 23 lambs 27kg at £87. Magherafelt producer 11 lambs 26kg at £86.50. Larne producer 12 lambs 25kg at £86. Ballynahinch producer 40 lambs 25kg at £86. Nutts Corner producer 16 lambs 25kg at £85.50. Crumlin producer 20 lambs 25kg at £85. Crumlin producer 55 lambs 25kg at £85. Broughshane producer 12 lambs 25kg at £85. Dundrod producer 25 lambs 25kg at £85. Ballymena producer 16 lambs 25kg at £85. Larne producer 47 lambs 25kg at £85. Ballywalter producer 24 lambs 24kg at £85. Carrickfergus producer 16 lambs 25kg at £84.50. Broughshane producer 22 lambs 24kg at £84.50. Larne producer 54 lambs 24kg at £84.50. Dromore producer 44 lambs 24kg at £84.50. Antrim producer 90 lambs 24kg at £84.50. Crumlin producer 40 lambs 24kg at £84. Dundrod producer 12 lambs 23kg at £83.50. Antrim producer 30 lambs 24kg at £83. Ballynure producer 25 lambs 24kg at £83. Cookstown producer 46 lambs 23kg at £83. Crumlin producer 46 lambs 23kg at £83. Crumlin producer 11 lambs 24kg at £82. Ballinderry producer 34 lambs 23kg at £82. Ballymena producer 33 lambs 22kg at £82 = 372p. Dundrod producer 12 lambs 23kg at £83.50 = 363p. Portadown producer 29 lambs 22kg at £79.50 = 361p. Banbridge producer 25 lambs 22kg at £79 = 360p. Ballymena producer 45 lambs 21kg at £75 = 356p. Ballyutoag producer 12 lambs 22.5kg at £80 = 356p. Tobermore producer 34 lambs 21.5kg at £76 = 353p. Ballymena producer 6 lambs 22kg at £78 = 355p.

CAST EWES: Portadown producer 7 Texels at £90. Comber producer 5 Suffolks at £86. Banbridge producer 5 Charollais at £82. Crumlin producer 2 Texels at £80. Ballymena producer 6 Suffolks at £80. Lurgan producer 10 Suffolks at £80. Dundrod producer 7 crossbreds at £80. Larne producer 3 Suffolks at £82.