Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale for Thursday 22nd August 2019

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1332 Sheep including 1149 Finished Lambs and 182 Cull Sheep

1149 lambs - Average 177.16p/kg

An excellent entry of lambs from a wide geographic area with a number of vendors making their 1st trip to Bakewell for some time. 6 buyers operating ensured a brisk trade for all with a respectable average returned at 177.16p/kg and to a top of 205p.

Leading prices:

36.2kg 188p/kg B Nash, Bradley
37.7kg 188p/kg I R Spendlove, Ambergate
36.5g 186p/kg DJ Cooper, Macclesfield
44.6kg 205p/kg B Ford, Lyme Handley
40.4kg 202p/kg G Ford, High Peak
44.2kg 199p/kg B Ford, Lyme Handley
44.0kg 198p/kg RO Metcalfe, Edale
40.5kg 195p/kg C Pickford, Rainow
46.7kg 195p/kg B Ford, Lyme Handley

Averages

32.1-39.0kg To: 188p/kg Average: 176.21p/kg
39.1-45.5kg To: 205p/kg Average: 177.37p/kg
45.6-52kg To: 200p/kg Average: 167.14p/kg
52kg + To: 165p/kg Average 160.73p/kg

182 Cull Sheep Av £63.99 per head

A strong trade with best Continentals to £120.