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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart held their annual prize show and sale of Greyface hoggs with lambs at foot at Longtown on Tuesday 6th May 2008.

There was a larger entry than usual. Quality was excellent and the judging was able carried out by Robert Carter, Parceltown, Longtown.

Champion pen of Greyface hoggs with lambs at foot from Messrs Ridsdale, Yewtree

Prizes were generously sponsored by Nutrivet C & F.

The following prices were awarded:-
1st Messrs Ridsdale, Yewtree, Thomas Close, Calthwaite selling at £58 each
2nd Messrs Hayton, Longrow, Canonbie selling at £59 each
3rd Messrs Fawcett, Little Blencow Farm, Blencow, Penrith selling at £57 each

The overall average for hoggs and singles was £49.82 each.

Hoggs with twins sold to £34 each Little Blencow Farm.

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