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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.

Show and Sale of Prime Hoggs

Thursday 13th March 2014

Over 30 pens were entered for an excellent show and sale at Longtown where the Champion pen came from Messrs Glendinning of Crawsknowe at 49 kilos which sold for £120. Reserve Champion pen came from Sandy Fleming of Falnash at 44 kilos which sold for £101. First in the Lightweight class were Messrs Cavers from Sorbie at 38 kilos which sold for £89.

Congratulations to all and many thanks to sponsors MacMin and P J Tractor parts for their support.

Champions - W. & J. Glendinning, Crawesknowe
Champions - W. & J. Glendinning, Crawesknowe
Reserve Champion Cheviot Hoggs Messrs Fleming, Falnash (2)
Reserve Champions - Messrs Fleming, Falnash

Prize winners & prices:-

Up to 38 kilos –

1st prize – Messrs Cavers, Sorbie, 38 kilos, £89 Bowood Yorkshire Lamb.

2nd prize - Messrs Bell, Bloch, 37 kilos, £85 Bowood Yorkshire Lamb.

3rd prize – Messrs Menzies, Chanlockfoot, 33 kilos, £79 to Bowood Yorkshire Lamb

38-44 kilos –

1st prize & Res. Champion – Messrs Fleming, Falnash, 44 kilos, £101 to Bowood Yorkshire Lamb.

2nd prize – Messrs Cartner, Blackwoodridge House, 43 kilos, £98 to Dunbia.

3rd prize – Messrs Carruthers, Woodhall, 42 kilos, £95 to A. Dawson.

45 kilos and over –

1st prize & Champion – Messrs Glendinning, Crawesknowe, 49 kilos, £120 to Dunbia.

2nd prize – Messrs Cartner, Blackwoodridge House, 48 kilos, £105 to Bowood Yorkshire Lamb.

3rd prize – Messrs Eastham, Longburgh Fauld, 46 kilos, £104 to Dunbia.

Full report can be viewed on the Market website http://www.cdfarmersmart.co.uk/longtown/reports/primestock/2014/0313.html

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Photos by Robert Smith Photography and Video


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