The Cheviot Hills, from which this breed of sheep gets its name, form the border line between England and Scotland. The Cheviot Sheep Society was formed in 1890 and is one of the oldest sheep societies in existence.
Hill Cheviot Prime Hoggs
Monday 14th March 2011
At Lockerbie Mart on Monday 14th March 2011 a magnificent show of 540 Cheviot hoggs were forward for the Show and Sale on behalf of the Hill Cheviot Sheep Society and all consignors were rewarded with a record breaking trade with the Show hoggs averaging 221p/kg.
The Judge, Mr Bill McKinnon of Scotbeef Ltd, Bridge of Allan awarded the Championship to Andrew Reid, Glendearg with 40kg selling at 245p/kg or £98 to Mr C Anderson, for West Scottish Lamb, Carlisle. Reserve came from Messrs Cartner, Blackwood Rigg with 41kg, £91 (222p/kg) to Scotbeef Ltd, Bridge of Allan
Class 1 Lightweight
1st Messrs J Hume & Son, Sundhope 35 kg £74 to R Skelton
2nd Messrs JW Shaw & Son, Dryfeholm 35.5 kg £74 to Vivers, Scot Lamb
3rd J G Scott, Broadlea, Roberton 35.5 kg £82 to C Anderson
Class 2 Medium
1st and Champion Messrs M & A Reid, Glendearg 40 kg £98 to C Anderson, West Scottish Lamb
2nd and Reserve Messrs Cartner, Blackwood Rigg, 41kg £91 to Scotbeef, Bridge of Allan
3rd J G Scott, Broadlea, Roberton 40 kg, £92 to C Anderson
Class 3 Heavy
1st H G Warden, Skelfhill 44 kg £93.50 to Scotbeef, Bridge of Allan
2nd Messrs W S Millar & Sons, Woodhousehill 42.5 kg £97.50 to C Anderson
3rd Messrs J Common & Son, Crossdykes 42 kg £94.50 to Euro Quality
Other Leading prices £98 Potholm, £97.50 (229.4), £97.50 (229.4) Woodhousehill, £94.50 (214.8) Woodhall, £93.50 (233.8) North Shortcleugh, £93.50 Hoddamtown,and Blackwood Rigg, £92 Chanlochfoot (227.2) £91 Dryfeholm.
|Winners of the mediumweight class and Overall Champion pen Messrs Reid of Glendearg – 40kgs £98. Society President Mr Oag Jackson presenting Andrew Reid with the winning shield|
|Society President Mr Oag Jackson presenting Callum Hume with the winning shield|
|Winners of the heavyweight class Messrs Warden of Skelfhill – 44kgs £93.50. Society President Mr Oag Jackson presenting Alistair Warden with the winning shield|
|Reserve Champion Pen shown by Messrs Cartner of Blackwood Rigg – 41kgs £91|
|Winners of the lightweight class Messrs Hume of Sundhope – 35kgs £74|