& Dumfriesshire Farmers Mart PLC held their Second Show & Sale
of hoggs with lambs, together with ewe and lambs and store hoggs at Longtown
on Tuesday 21st May 2013, when there was an entry
tremendous good quality show of hoggs, with many from the Eden
Valley, attracted a large company. Trade was sharper with all classes
easy to sell and short of requirements.
Prior to the sale judging was ably carried out by Harry Fisher
of The Beeches, Walton whose awards were as follows:-
Greyface hoggs with singles
1st – Messrs Ridsdale, Yewtree, sold at £98.
2nd – Messrs Ridsdale, Yewtree, sold at £92.
3rd – P.M. Kidd, Briggle, sold at £94.
Continental hoggs with singles
1 st – D. Carr, Highwood, sold at £84.
2 nd – D. Carr, Highwood, sold at £80.
3rd – Messrs Jackson, Reagill Grange, sold at £76.
Hoggs with singles
Greyface £98 Yewtree, £94 Briggle, £92 Yewtree, £89
Briggle, £86 Woodhouse, £81 Patties Hill; Texel £84
Highwood, £83 Patties Hill, £80 Highwood, £78
Raby Grange, £77 Whitstonehill; Suffolk cross £71 Whitstonehill;
Cheviot Mule £69 Whitstonehill; Suffolk £66 Whitstonehill.
Hoggs with twins
Greyface £60 Porterstown; Texel £60 Highwood.
Shearlings with singles
Texel £63 Rockcliffe Cross; Blackface £49 Tower Farm.
Shearlings with twins
£58 West Wharmley.
Ewes with singles
Greyface £63 Sourhope; Blackface £48 Tower Farm; Hill
Cheviot £38.50 Girnwood.
Ewes with twins
Texel £70 West Wharmley, £64, £61 Netherton;
Suffolk £68 West Wharmley; Greyface £60 Crosshill;
Hampshire £58 Riggheads; Blackface £48 Tower Farm;
Hill Cheviot £38.50 Girnwood.
Store hoggs to £53 Greenleycleugh, £52 Glenjaan.