Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale for Thursday 9th August 2018

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701 lambs, Av 182.83p/kg

A further increase in numbers and trade much improved, especially for the better sorts. Best Continental lambs regularly over 200p/kg to a top of 228p/kg and over £104 per head, but with the plainer lambs lacking finish reducing the overall average.

Leading Prices:-

38.0kg 199p/kg AP Leason, Ilam
42.6kg 220p/kg M Wright, Hartington
44.2kg 219p/kg D Fotherby & Sons, Wormhill
42.5kg 210p/kg C Wood, Couldon Low
45.6kg 228p/kg S Oliver, High Peak
45.6kg 212p/kg D Fotherby, Wormhill
Averages:
32.1-39.0kg To 199p Average 181.42/kg
39.1-45.5kg To 220p Average 182.40/kg
45.6-52kg To 228p Average 188.02p/kg

92 Cull Ewes & Rams Av £51.34

Best stronger sorts a good trade with ewes to £80 and rams to £120 but a large quantity of plainer sorts affecting the overall picture.

Store Sheep

A small entry of ewes with lambs at foot with singles to £100 per outfit.

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