The Cumberland & Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their
Annual Show & Sale of hoggs with lambs, together with ewe and
lambs and store hoggs at Longtown on Tuesday
14th May 2013, when
there was an entry of 1,607.
was a crowded ring of both local and distant buyers present, all
classes met an exceptional trade and easy to sell.
The show was
kindly sponsored by Capontree Veterinary Centre and prior to the
sale judging was ably carried out by Eddie Eastham of Longburgh
Fauld whose awards were as follows:-
Greyface hoggs with singles
1st – Messrs Ridsdale, Yewtree, sold at £105.
2nd – P.M. Kidd, Briggle, sold at £95.
3rd – Messrs Ridsdale, Yewtree, sold at £91.
Continental hoggs with singles
1st – Messrs Jackson, Reagill Grange, sold at £75.
2nd – Messrs Jackson, Reagill Grange, sold at £74.
Hoggs with singles
Greyface £105 Yewtree, £95 Briggle, £91 Yewtree;
Texel £76, £75 Low Closegill, £75, £74
Reagill Grange, £70 Breconside; Suffolk cross £71 Whitstonehill;
Cheviot Mule £69 Whitstonehill.
Hoggs with twins
Greyface £60 Little Blencowe.
Shearlings with twins
Greyface £60 Milton Mains.
Ewes with singles
Suffolk £72 Gospel Hall; Texel £68 Devonshire Rise;
North Country Cheviot £64 Milton Mains; Blackface £40
Old Police House; Greyface £46 Murraythwaite.
Ewes with twins
Charollais £78 Devonshire Rise; Suffolk £72 Gospel
Hall; Texel £61 West Wharmley; North Country Cheviot £56
Gospel Hall; Greyface £46 West Wharmley; Blackface £40
Old Police House.
Store hoggs to £68 Keepershields.