Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market
Bakewell Market Mule Ewe Lamb Show & Sale 17-09-2020
Thursday 17th September. Best Pen of 10 Mules, Best Pen of 10 Mashams
Day 1 of the Bakewell Ewe Lambs Sale consisted of 3,095 Mule Ewe Lambs with regular Bakewell vendors selling top quality sheep.
There was plenty of buying power present or represented with buyers suitable masked, sanitised and socially distanced. The Auctioneers are particularly grateful for the excellent co operation from all concerned in order to hold the sale under Covid 19 regulations.
Prior to sale vendors were permitted to select a pen of lambs to be inspected by the judge S Taylor, Hollow Meadows.
The results were as follows:
1st M Critchlow
2nd W Allen
3rd J Bland
1st DE & GM Storer
2nd DE & GM Storer
The sale proceeded in a brisk fashion with very strong competition at all price points with a result that the average for all breeds and crosses was £97.05 precisely £10 up on last year.
Top figures for individual vendors were as follows:
£150 G Ford, Tunstead Milton
£150 MRP Critchlow, Hartington
£138 JH & J Bland, Crowden
£135 MRP Critchlow, Hartington
£132 AJ & GH Bland, Mottram
£130 JH & J Bland, Mottram
£130 Mycock & Bright, Buxton
Of the 169 pens:
2 made over £150
8 from £130 – £150
9 from £120 – £130
21 from £110 – £120
47 from £100 – £110
29 from £90 – £100
23 from £80 – £90
20 from £70 – £80
10 from £60 – £70
The general observation being that only the smaller lambs failed to £100.
Other breeds and crosses included,
£130 Cheviot Mules J Burton, Ilam
£116 Cheviot Mules PR & J Wood, Bamford
£102 Masham DE & GM Storer
£92 Swaledales JH & J Bland, Crowden
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