Bakewell Market Mule Ewe Lamb Show & Sale Report 16-09-2021






Bagshaws report a tremendous trade at the annual Mule Ewe Lamb sale. With 3,080 catalogued there was a superb selection of lambs on offer.


Judging was kindly undertaken by Mr Richard Garner of Woodford and the judge and prize winners received a bottle of Bagshaws 150 celebration whisky, to celebrate 150 years since the establishment of the firm.


Trade was outstanding from the start to finish with lambs selling from £60 to £166 and the average levelling at £116.92 to include the Masham and Cheviot crosses.


In terms of a comparison with last year the overall average was up £19.87.
The largest entry was from G Ford of Tunstead Milton whose annual consignment is a good barometer of trade and averaged £128.30.


AJ & GM Bland           Ave: £124.12

MRP Critchlow            Ave: £123.98

Mycock & Bright         Ave: £126.64

GA & SM Wainwright Ave: £107.41

R Critchlow                 Ave: £129.45

MJ Wells & Son           Ave: £123.58


Notable prices were as follows:


£160       MRP Critchlow, Hartington          2nd Prize winner Mule

£136       JH & J Bland, Glossop

£122       D Hallam, Tintwistle

£141       MJ Wells & Son, Monyash

£159       Mycock & Bright, Buxton

£127       GA & SM Wainwright, Bamford

£128       R & L White, Turnditch

£128       DE & JM Storer, Wincle             1st Prize winner Masham

£124       S Fairfax, Stoney Middleton

£128       J Metcalfe, Edale  –  Cheviot

£165       FR & JP Critchlow, Hartington

£146      AJ & GM Bland, Mottram

£166      G Ford, Tunstead Milton             1st Prize winner Mule