Bentham Auction Mart held their Annual Show and Sale of Swaledale Prime Hoggs last Wednesday, which saw 100 hoggs being placed forward to pre-sale judge Mr Andrew Atkinson of Kettlesing.

 

The Champion pen of 10  forward from local vendors David and Val Lawson, Bentham, whose 48kgs hoggs went on to sell for £84.50/176p/kg, the top price for horned hoggs, selling to Adrian Roberts, Dunbia, Preston.

 

An Overall average for the sale hoggs of 174p/kg was achieved.