Heavy lambs selling up to £90 at Massereene Mart

A reduced entry of lambs and cast ewes at Monday's sales at Massereene Mart due to the weather.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:32 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 12:35 pm

Producers who did brave the extreme weather were rewarded with good prices for their stock.

Lambs sold from 350p to 373p for a pen of Texels 22kg at £82 with heavy lots selling up to £90.

Cast ewes sold up to £123 for Texels.

Prices: Parkgate producer 13 lambs 22kg at £82 = 373p. Dundrod producer 22 lambs 22kg at £81.50 = 370p. Crumlin producer 7 lambs 22kg at £81 = 368p. Antrim producer 11 lambs 22kg at £80.50 = 366p. Antrim producer 30 lambs 22kg at £80.50 = 366p. Hillsborough producer 18 lambs 23kg at £84 = 365p. Comber producer 24 lambs 23kg at £83 = 364p. Lisburn producer 14 lambs 22kg at £80 = 363p. Antrim producer 17 lambs 24kg at £86.50 = 360p. Antrim producer 20 lambs 24kg at £85 = 354p. Carrick producer 20 lambs 19kg at £67 = 352p. Crumlin producer 9 lambs 23kg at £81 = 352p. Ballinderry producer 19 lambs 24kg at £86 = 352p.

Heavy lambs: Whitehead producer 2 lambs 28kg at £90. Lurgan producer 12 lambs 27kg at £90. Antrim producer 19 lambs 26kg at £89. Cushendall producer 40 lambs 27kg at £88. Crumlin producer 24 lambs 26kg at £88. Crumlin producer 22 lambs 25kg at £86. Ballinderry producer 19 lambs 25kg at £86. Dunloy producer 32 lambs 26kg at £87.50.

CAST EWES: Dundonald producer 7 Texels at £123. Dundonald producer 10 Texels at £107. Crumlin producer Texel ram at £101. Dunloy producer 5 crossbred ewes at £75.