1367 Sheep comprising 669 Finished Hoggs, 124 Cull Ewes & Rams & 574 Store Sheep
Similar numbers and an improved trade on last week with the best over 200p to a top of 215p on two separate occasions. All weights in keen demand with Farm Assurance being a significant advantage on certain types of lambs.
|25.5-32.0kg||To 191p||Average 191.0p/kg|
|32.1-39.0kg||To 215p||Average 183.9p/kg|
|39.1-45.5kg||To 215p||Average 182.7p/kg|
|45.6-52kg||To 192p||Average 173.9p/kg|
|52kg +||To 160p||Average 154.9p/kg|
|30.0kg||191p||PJ Taylor, Eyam|
|37.6kg||215p||TW Fountain, Marston Montgomery|
|37.7kg||200p||PE Yates, Quarndon|
|37.5kg||198p||FH Sargent, Quarndon|
|40.0kg||215p||DJ & P Smith, Macclesfield|
|39.5kg||205p||CJ Nash, Dayhills|
|41.8kg||201p||Robinson Partners, Tatenhill|
A strong trade to £90 but a number of plainer hill ewes within the entry reducing the average at £42.
An outstanding trade for a generally moderate sample of lambs. The best continentals to £66 but it would be the smaller long keep lambs that would look dearest of all.
Tex x £66 JT & JH Simms, Catton
Tex x £65 JT & JH Simms, Catton
Tex x £62.50 JT & JH Simms, Catton
Tex x £62 M Standerwick, Tamworth
Tex x £56 M Standerwick, Tamworth
Tex x £56 PB Shaw, Matlock
Strong trade for all on offer to average over £100 with the best to £138. A flock dispersal for G Gartside, Hope Valley saw a large gathering of potential purchasers, many who had travelled considerable distance to get to Bakewell and ensured a strong trade from start to finish. Best Suffolks to £138, Texels to £130 and Mules to £115.
Suffolk x Average £134 To £138 BT & VE Elkin, Stone
Texel x Average £114 To £130 BT & VE Elkin, Stone
Mule Average £100 To £115 HD Fletcher, Peak Forest
Auctioneers: Bagshaws, The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell 01629 812777