Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale at Bakewell Market for Thursday 12th December 2019

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905 Sheep including 714 Finished Lambs, 65 Store Sheep & 126 Cull Ewes

714 Lambs ave 185.76p/kg

An increase in numbers forward despite the wet morning. Trade a little easier than last week but still well in line with top prices of 224p/kg and £98 per head.

Leading prices:

38.0kg 218p/kg A.C Langridge, Fole
38.2kg 205p/kg C Ford, Whaley Bridge
41.2kg 224p/kg B Ford, Lymehandley
39.2kg 210/kg A.C Langridge, Fole
41.5kg 208p/kg AF Ball, Marston Montgomery
43.3kg 208p/kg RC & GE Hotchkiss, Church Broyton
45.6kg 208p/kg AF Ball, Marston Montgomery
55.0kg 167p/kg B Ford, Lymehandley

Averages

32.1 – 39.0kg To: 218p/kg Average: 184.52p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 224p/kg Average: 186.27p/kg
45.6 – 52.0kg To: 208p/kg Average: 171.21p/kg
52kg + To: 167p/kg Average: 160.77p/kg

65 Store Sheep

Plenty of potential purchasers present to a top of £51 for store lambs and £80 for Suffolk in lamb ewes

126 Cull Sheep ave £64 per head

A Similar trade to last week with continental ewes to £106