Bakewell Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale Report for Thursday 8th November 2018

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884 Sheep including 612 Lambs, & 246 Cull Sheep

612 lambs, Av 162.29/kg

A slightly more difficult lamb trade with well finished sorts easy to sell but a large proportion lacking finish and proving harder work. Better sorts generally over 170p to a top of 186p.

Leading Prices: -

40.4kg 186p/kg RB Smith, Little Hayfield
44.4kg 184p/kg JW Blackshaw, Sheldon
45.2kg 180p/kg K Harrop, Alport
45.7kg 170p/kg WB Moss & Son, Rainow
45.8kg 170p/kg P Coward, Kettleshulme

Averages:-

32.1 - 39.0kg To 169p Av 153.27p/kg
39.1 - 45.5kg To 186p Av 164.89p/kg
45.6 - 52.0kg To 178p Av 158.31p/kg
52kg + To 164p Av 153.68p/kg

264 Cull Sheep Av £44.82 per head

An increase in numbers and a competitive trade.

Ewes to £86 from P Ritter & Sons, Peak Forest

Rams to £88 from Martin Shaw, Tideswell