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Longtown Annual Show and Sale of Young Handlers' Lambs

The Cumberland and Dumfriesshire Farmers mart held their annual young handlers show and sale of prime lambs, together with show and sale of Longtown YFC prime lambs at Longtown on Thursday 4th August, 2011.

Lauren Little with her Champion Lamb
© Robert Smith Photography & Video

Lauren Little
The annual young handlers competition was kindly sponsored by Farmers Guardian. A large entry of 62 lambs was presented to the Judge Haig Murray of Dunbia, Llanybydder. A fantastic show for quality and a credit to the young handlers showing them.

The champion lamb came from the 12 to 16 year old class and went to Lauren Little, Cubby Hill, Longtown which weighed 39 kilos and realised £200 to the judge. The Hugh Taylor Memorial Cup was presented to Lauren by John Taylor of Englishtown.

Prize list:

Class 1 age up to 7 years
1st Issac Bouch & reserve champion 42kg £110 to Andrew Dawson
2nd James Collinge 41kg £87 to Michael Lomax
3rd Alex Byers 45kg £90 Bobby Booth
4th Alexandra Bouch
5th Rona Sandford
6th Millie Hogg
7th Tom Hall
8th Lee Mitchinson
9th Olivia Watson
10th Sean Dunbar

Class 2 Age 8-11 years
1st Harry Bouch 45kg £100 to Haig Murray
2nd Logan Ewart 42kg £96 Michael Lomax
3rd Ben Thorburn 42kg £92 Michael Lomax.
4th Joseph Bouch
5th Emily Dinnin
6th Scott Watson
7th Louise Brough
8th Robbie Frizell
9th Rachael Graham
10th Andrew Calvert

Class 3 age 12 – 16 years
1st & Champion Lauren Little 42kg £200 Haig Murray
2nd Vicky Illingworth 45kg £98 Trevor Head
3rd Jody Winder 46kg £98 Bob Vevers.
4th Ian Carlisle
5th Thomas Little
6th Ami Sandford
7th Isla Sandford
8th Lisa Irving
9th Lauren Little
10th John Wigham.

Also held today was Longtown YFC lamb show again judged by Haig Murray. Champion single went to Paul Gardner with a superb lamb weighing 42kg selling at £88 to the Judge, Haig Murray. 2nd was Rachel Edminson, 3rd Alice Dickinson. The best dressed lamb went to Rebecca Gardner, 2nd Paul Gardner, 3rd Rachel Edminson. Best pair went to Alice Dickinson, 2nd Paul Gardner, 3rd Linda Edminson.

link Longtown Primestock Sale - 4th August 2011
link Longtown Primestock Sale - 28th July 2011
link Longtown Primestock Sale - 21st July 2011

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