Show & Sale of Ewes & Hoggs with Lambs at Foot

Hexham Auction Mart

Hexham and Northern Marts sold a catalogued entry of 616 Ewes & Hoggs with Lambs at Foot.

The Annual Show & Sale of Hoggs with Lambs at foot was kindly sponsored by Mole Valley Country Store and very ably judged by Mr Andrew Dawson, Launds Farm.

After careful deliberation, the Championship Rosette went to MW & CM Ridley, Shitlington Hall with a pen of Texel Hoggs which sold for £150/life.

Reserve Championship went to a pen of Suffolks from Ms P Harrison, Woodlands Place which sold for £140/life.

Prize List

Class 1- 10 Texel x Hoggs with Lambs at Foot

1st Prize-Shitlington Hall-M W & C M Ridley  

2nd Prize-Highwood Farm-D Carr & Son       

3rd Prize-Shitlington Hall-M W & C M Ridley  

Class 2- 10 Mule Hoggs with Lambs at Foot

1st Prize-Shitlington Hall-M W & C M Ridley  

2nd Prize-Cawfields Farm-Messrs T W Oliver 

3rd Prize-Glebe Farm-Messrs Rochester & Murray  

Class 3- Suffolk x Hoggs with Lambs at Foot

1st Prize-Woodlands Place-D A Harrison      

2nd Prize-Tone Hall-J & D Longlands Ltd       

3rd Prize-Littleburn Farm-R E Williamson  

Champion-Shitlington Hall-M W & C M Ridley       

Reserve-Woodlands Place-D A Harrison     

Gimmers sold to £134/life for Dutch Texels from Messrs Allergill Farm.

Mule Hoggs sold to £136/life from Messrs Rochester & Murray, Glebe Farm.

Ewes and Lambs sold to £122/life from Fletcher and Coates, Short Thorn Farms..

Leading Prices (per life);

Ewes and Lambs

Texel x- £111 Armond Carr, £100 Francis Street, £98 & £95 Haggate, £93 Satley & Haggate, £91 Middle Farm Cottage & Short Thorns Farm

Suffolk x-£96 Satley Farm, £87 Rowley Link

Half Bred-£97 Glower-Oer-Him

Charollais-£96 Satley

Mule-£87 Middle Farm Cottage, £83 Haggate Farm, £80 Short Thorns Farm & Townfoot, £79 Bridgeford, £78 Quarry Grange

Beltex x-£122 Short Thorns Farm

Blackface-£60 Cross House

Gimmers and Lambs

Dutch Spotted-£134 Allergill Farm

Suffolk x-£110 Rowley Link

North Country Cheviot-£90 & £87 Glower-Oer-Him

Hoggs and Lambs

Texel x-£150 Shitlington Hall, £140 & £132 Highwood Farm, £129 Shitlington Hall, £118 Rusheylaw & Cawfields

Suffolk x-£140 Woodlands Place, £126 Tone Hall, £121 Needless Hall, £118 Littleburn Farm & Needless Hall, £116 Needless Hall

Mule-£136 Glebe Farm, £134 Glebe Farm & Shitlington Hall, £125 Breckon Hill, £121 Briggle Farm

Dutch Texel-£115 Allergill Farm

Welsh Mule-£114 Nunstainton