Bakewell Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale Report for Thursday 17th May 2018

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640 Sheep - 60 Spring Lambs, 180 Finished Hoggs, 120 Cull Sheep, 280 Store Sheep

Spring Lambs ave. 310.88p/kg

A few more numbers and an excellent trade for all. Best grossing over £155 per head and 346p/kg, overall average over £120 per head. More required over the coming weeks.

Top Prices:

39.0kg 346p/kg PL Heath, Bradnop
35.8kg 338p/kg R Ogg, Coleby
39.2kg 342p/kg R Ogg, Coleby
48.0kg 324p/kg R Ogg, Coleby

Averages:

32.1-39.0kg To 346p Average 310.37p/kg
39.1-45.5kg To 342p Average 311.36p/kg
45.6-52.0kg To 324p

134 Finished Hoggs ave. 198.89p/kg

Very much a tail end sample but well finished heavier types still very much in demand to a top of 252p/kg and £134 per head.

Leading Prices:

33.4kg 220p/kg AW Hague, Wildboarclough
45.0kg 252p/kg SJ & L White, Wingerworth
42.7kg 229p/kg J & J Stafford, Hulland
40.5kg 224p/kg JT & JH Simms, Swadlincote
49.0kg 226p/kg A Blackhurst, Sheen
62.0kg 216p/kg G Spencer, Derby

120 Cull Ewes & Rams average £84.35

Another excellent trade with the best to £139

106 Ewes with Lambs at Foot

Excellent numbers forwards and trade a little back on the previous week but still very respectable with singles to £154 and twins to £180.

Sample prices;

Suffolk Twins - £180 – J Bonsall, Atlow

Mule Shearlings with Twins - £176 – J Sullivan, Derby

Suffolk Singles - £150 – J Bush, Newbold

Continental Singles - £154 – J Bush, Newbold

Welsh Mule Twins - £170 – AW Hague, Wildboarclough

Auctioneers: Bagshaws, The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell 01629 812777