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The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart had forward 2,867 head at their Annual Prize Show & Sale of Mule & Continental Hoggs with lambs at Longtown on Tuesday 17th May, 2011.

The best show of sheep ever at this centre attracted buyers from as far away as Northampton, all classes met an exceptional trade. Prior to the sale, judging was ably carried out by Mr Bob Hayton, Longrow, Canonbie, whose awards were as follows:-

10 Greyface hoggs with Singles -
1st prize – Messrs Ridsdale, Yewtree and sold at £123 to Messrs Hall, Westend.
2nd prize – Messrs Kidd, Briggle and sold at £97.
3rd prize – Messrs Ridsdale and sold at £108.

10 Continental hoggs with Singles –
1st prize – Messrs Smith-Jackson, Lipwood Well and sold at £90 to Messrs Dinnin, Nether Albie.
2nd prize – Messrs Jackson, Reagill Grange and sold at £82.
3rd prize – T. Davidson, Bellmount and sold at £78.

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Other Mule hoggs with singles to £98 and £96 Yewtree, £92 Kilncroft, £90 Porterstown and Briggle, £87 Prospect and Woodhouse.

Other Continentals with singles to £98 Little Blencowe, £95 Reagill Grange. Continental hoggs with twins to £78 Little Blencowe. Mule hoggs with twins to £69 Woodhouse.

Shearlings with singles to £73 for Texels from Low Brooms; Greyface £73 Prospect; Charollais £70 High House; Suffolk £65.50 High House.

Shearlings with twins to £73 for Texels from Low Brooms; Charollais £70 High House.

Ewes with lambs sold to a new centre for a Swaledale ewe with Mule ewe lambs at £101 each from Fieldhead; Texel £80 Little Blencowe, £74 East Steel, £73 Low Brooms; Suffolk £75.50 Sydenham; Greyface £70 Bayles; Charollais £56 Colte Coates; Roussin £55 Castlefairn; Blackface £42 Drumcork.

Ewes with singles to £83.50 for Texels from Albie Rigg, £80.50 South Mains, £77 Bayles; Suffolk £75.50 Sydenham; Greyface £72.50 South Mains; Cheviot £71.50 Sydenham; Beltex £68 Sydenham; Charollais £64 Bayles; Blackface £42 Drumcork; Herdwick £38 Kilncroft.

Geld hoggs to £122 for Mules from Maxton; Texel £100 Low Brooms.

Store hoggs to £63.50 South Mains.

Cast ewes to £85 for Texels from Low Brooms.

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