The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held a show and sale
of hoggs on behalf of the Hill Cheviot Sheep Society at Longtown on
Thursday 19th March, 2009.
A tremendous entry of 29 pens of 20 hoggs
were forward and ably judged by John Horncastle of North Country
Primestock who awarded the championship to a pen of 46kg hoggs from
Messrs Carruthers, Woodhall, Eastriggs which realised £84 to Woodhead Bros.
reserve champions were a pen of 43kg from Messrs Little, No 9 Howes
which realised £80
to Euro Quality Meats.
The 580 hoggs forward averaged £71.94
per head and 40.4kg which equated to a 180p.kg average.
Up to 36kg
Falnash 34kg selling at £66 to J Tucker
2nd Chanlochfoot 34kg selling at £62.80 to J Tucker
3rd Tushielaw 35kg selling at £63.80 to Messrs Staveley
1st Becks 40kg selling at £76 to J Tucker
2nd Crawsknowe 40 kg selling at £72 to Euro Quality Meats
3rd Lawshall 39 kg selling at £72 to J Tucker
41.5kg and over
No 3 Woodhall (Champions) 46kg selling at £84 to Woodhead Bros
2nd No 9 Howes (reserve) 43kg selling at £80 to Euro Quality
3rd Woodhousehill 45kg selling at £80 to Woodhead Bros
held this day was a show for North Country Cheviot Hoggs.
was awarded to J Maxwell & Son, Halket Leathes
for 51kg selling at £90 to North Country Primestock.
Up to 45kg
Kirkbarrow Hall 43kg selling at £83.20
to Euro Quality Meats
1st Halket Leathes 51kg selling
at £90 to North
2nd Halket Leathes (reserve) 48kg selling at £81 to North Country
3rd Halket Leathes 45kg selling at £78.80 to M Lomax Ltd.