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hog

(hôg, hŏg)
n.
a. Any of various mammals of the family Suidae, which includes the domesticated pig as well as wild species, such as the wild boar and the warthog.
b. A domesticated pig weighing over 54 kilograms (120 pounds).
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2381 Prime Hoggs sold to 320ppk & PS135 658 Cast Sheep sold to PS111 Bulls - A much plainer show of bulls forward, with well over a third of them Black & Whites, trade sharper on the week for all classes.
Blackface dry ewe hoggs sold to a top of PS1800 for two, consigned by M/s Blackwood, Auldhouseburn purchased by M/s Stevenson, Auchenflower.
Unlike us, who sit the winter out at Ravenseat (it's more than 1,300ft above sea level), the hoggs get to spend the winter months in kinder climes.
Hoggs Hill, part of Haunton Manor Farm, off Syerscote Lane, Haunton, is already home to a 250ft-high wind monitoring mast.
439 prime hoggs and best handy weights were scarce.
The sale, which will be conducted by Aberdeen and Northern Marts, is open to ewe hoggs born in 2018 with either MV or non-MV accreditation and will feature seven classes: Mules; North Country Cheviot (Hill); North Country Cheviot (Park); Scottish Blackface; any other native breed; any other continental breed; and any cross-bred.
Hoggs Dearer again realising an overall average of PS117 all in!
A MULTI-breed show and sale of breeding ewe hogg pairs will be a key feature of this year's NSA Welsh Sheep 2015 at Kerry, near Newtown, on Tuesday, May 19.
Prime hoggs a good show for the time of year, all weights in strong demand with the exceptions of hoggs 55kg plus.Top price per kilo was 253p from Laird, East Polquhirter and PS88.50 per head from Meikleholm; Heavy hogg sold to a top of PS99 for texel from Merrick, PS97.50West Skelston, PS95.50 Garloff.
A further ten pens of hoggs surpassed the PS90 barrier with another eye watering 62 pens of hoggs realising PS80 plus.
38 Hoggs (25.5-39kg) Ave 197.8p/kgTo 228p/kg Riggheads Blackface to PS77 Beuchan.