Blackface hoggs sold to £100 per head for the champion pen at a breed show and sale of prime old season lambs at C and D Auction Marts' Longtown, centre, last week.

Judge Philip Burton of West Scottish Lamb, found his champion winners in a pen from Messrs Simpson, Kirkhouse, which passed the weighbridge at 48kg per head and sold for £100 per head.

LEADING awards

Blackface hoggs – Up to 39kg – 1, Messrs Muir, Cleughbrae, 39kg, £79.50. 40-44kg – 1, Messrs Reid, Glendearg, 44kg, £80; 2, Messrs Graham, Craigdarroch, 43kg, £76.50. 45kg+ – 1, Messrs Simpson, Kirkhouse, 48kg, £100; 2, Glendearg, 50kg, £87.