Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart P.L.C. held their Annual
Show & Sale of 2,084 head of Hoggs with Lambs, together with
other sheep at Longtown on Tuesday 18th May
Judging was in
the capable hands of Bob Hayton, Longrow, Canonbie, whose awards
were as follows:-
Mule Hoggs with Singles – 1st – Messrs
Ridsdale, Yew Tree, Calthwaite and sold at £89.
2nd – Messrs Ridsdale, Yew Tree and sold at £86.
3rd – P.M. Kidd, Briggle Farm, Langwathby and sold at £77.
Hoggs with Singles – 1st – T. Davidson, Bellmount,
Irthington and sold at £67.
2nd – D. Carr, High Wood, Hexham and sold at £69.
general all sheep were to sell at more money and short of requirements
from a full ring of buyers.
Hoggs with singles:- Greyface £89, £86, £82
Mossband Hall, £78 Briggle, £77 Seat Hill, £73 Prospect; Cheviot
Mule £70 Highwood.
Hoggs with twins:- Suffolk cross £68 Seat Hill;
Greyface £66 Little
Shearlings with singles:- Beltex £79 Bensons Fell;
Texel £60 Fergus
Hill; Cheviot Mule £58 High Chesters.
Shearlings with twins:-
Texel £58.50 Fergus Hill; Greyface £55 Henrys
Ewes with singles:- Beltex £77 Bensons Fell; Texel £66.50
Flex; Cheviot Mule £64 High Chesters; Cheviot £55 Hardhurst;
Suffolk cross £55
Hardhurst; Lleyn £52.50 High Dovecote.
Ewes with twins:- Beltex £63
Bensons Fell; Suffolk cross £58 Waynrigg;
Texel £53.50 Flex; Zwartbles £53 Mossband Hall; Greyface £53
Henrys Hill and Moss Side; Lleyn £51.50 High Dovecote; Swaledale £36
Geld hoggs:- £89 Reagill Grange.
Store hoggs:- £80.20
Cast Ewes:- £85.50 Brookfield, who also sold
hill types at £69.50.