Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market
Bakewell Market Report 01-06-2021
Modest numbers for the Tuesday market with 252 Cattle and 565 Sheep on offer, but a decent trade in all departments and every animal changing hands.
There were 175 Store & Breeding Cattle which sold on a very similar trade to last week with Steers to £1,250, Heifers £1,150 and Feeding Bulls £950. The small sample of Breeding Stock included in-calf cows to £1,170.
In the Finished Ring 28 head looked well sold with the best on offer to 224p/kg and £1,419 with 17 Heifers averaging 206p.
There were 31 OTM & Feeding Cows with top figures 176p and £1,394. The average was respectable at 136.3p.
Only a few calves but plenty of interest, bulls to £395 and heifers £315.
In the Sheep department Spring lambs are coming in bigger lots with 368 on offer. Top figures 363p and £160.63 with the SQQ average 329.3p.
Just a few Hoggs with the best on offer to 262p and £137.55.
155 Cull Sheep forward with trade holding firm Ewes to £149 to average £106.94.
Forthcoming Market Fixtures
Thursday 3rd June: Lunchtime Sheep Sale, See our Facebook page for special entries.
Friday 18th June: Orange Sale, all enquiries speak to Oliver Hiles on 07801 530899.
Saturday 5th June – Oak Tree Farm, Wysall, Notts
Friday 11th June – Shepherds Farm, Shenstone
Saturday 19th June – Jowett House Farm, Barnsley
FRIDAY 16TH JULY – THE ANNUAL DARLEY MOOR MACHINERY SALE
31 Barren, OTM and Feeding Cows Overall Average 136.3p
(Auctioneer Oliver Hiles).
Trade very similar to the last few weeks with most buyers present or represented. Top price was a pure Limousin Cow at 176p or £1175 for R Swindell, Hognaston. Dairy Cows to 151p for a Monty and 146p for a Friesian for Messrs Walton, Tideswell.
|176p/kg||658kg||Lim||R Swindell & Sons, Hognaston|
|162p/kg||504p/kg||Lim||CG Matkin, Alderwasley|
|159p/kg||620kg||Lim||D Fretwell, Woodeaves|
|151p/kg||648kg||Mont||J & J Walton & Sons, Tideswell|
|149p/kg||748kg||Hfd||JJ Barlow, Dore|
|149p/kg||682kg||AA||A Merryman, Dronfield|
And Gross Prices:
|£1192.80||840kg||Fries||S Bowler, Idridgehay|
|£1175.68||668kg||Lim||R Swindell, Hognaston|
|£1114.52||748kg||Hfd||JJ Barlow, Dore|
|£1102.50||750kg||Hfd||JJ Barlow, Dore|
|£1036.60||710kg||Fries||J & J Walton & Sons, Tideswell|
|£1016.18||682kg||AA||A Merryman, Dronfield|
|£1015.20||720kg||Holst||WR & W Hayes, Pilsley|
28 FINISHED CATTLE – overall average 199.5p (Auctioneer Oliver Hiles)
No showstoppers today but a good solid commercial trade for all cattle on offer.
8 Finished Bulls ave 187p/kg
|210p/kg||£1201||Blonde||P Watson, Ashover|
|208p/kg||£1185||B Blue||A Merryman, Dronfield|
|203p/kg||£1177||Sim||P Watson, Ashover|
20 Clean Cattle – overall average 204p/kg
|224p/kg||£1128||B Blue||A Hoggarth, Bamford|
|218p/kg||£1116||AA||RM Calcott, Wiggington|
|216p/kg||£1300||Lim||WT & HP Grindon, Warslow|
|214p/kg||£1211||Lim||WT & HP Grindon, Warslow|
|214p/kg||£1211||B Blue||A Hoggarth, Bamford|
|212p/kg||£1199||B Blue||J Tavernor & Co, Gt Haywood|
|211p/kg||£1118||Hfd||RW & R Walker, Ashgate|
|208p/kg||£1310||S Horn||JR & DJ Hollingworth, Ockbrook|
STORE & BREEDING CATTLE – (Auctioneer Alastair Sneddon)
Rather a good entry of 175 for a Bank Holiday week ‘Tuesday Market’. Plenty of grass down and sheep being sheared to make the most of the weather.
Buyers were present in sufficient numbers to ensure trade was maintained at recent levels.
Highlight of the day was without a doubt a pen of Longhorn Heifers from Thoresby Estate, Newark, aged 16-18 mnths and sold in a bunch of 5 they realised £1,160 after very spirited bidding.
There were a few Breeding Stock to start the day which included:
|£1120||Lim x Cow, 71 mnths & Str Calf||PV Hawkins, Shirland|
|£1100||B Blue Cow, 74 mnths & Bull Calf||DF & A Wainwright, Cold Eaton|
|£1170||B Blue x Cow, 51 mnths, i/c||DF & A Wainwright, Cold Eaton|
|£820||Sim x Cow, 49 mnths R/W Bull||T Brooks, Rolleston|
|£880||Lim x Cow, 80 mnths||MWM Barton, Holbrook|
26 Feeding Bulls with examples as follows:
|£630||Sim||5-9 mnths||LH Powell, Hundall|
|£950||Sim x||14 mnths||P Coward, Kettleshulme|
|£780||Lim x||7 mnths||DAW Clarke, Bar Beacon|
|£790||Lim||6 mnths||Hangram Lane Farm, Sheffield|
|£590||Hfd||11-12 mnths||SG Hollins, Gratwich|
Plenty of interest at all price levels although rather more young cattle in the entry today.
Sample prices include:
|£480||B Blue x||6-7 mnths||H Dutton Ltd, Thurvaston|
|£260||Holst||5-7 mnths||H Dutton Ltd, Thurvaston|
|£850||Hfd x||9 mnths||JM & CE Shardlow, Trussley|
|£720||Angus x||7-10 mnths||JM & CE Shardlow, Trussley|
|£730||B Blue x||10-12 mnths||T Neville, Tansley|
|£800||Lim x||13 mnths||DE Witham, Wessington|
|£560||B Blue x||5-7 mnths||FM Ottewell & Son, Shottle|
|£1050||Char||13 mnths||AT Richardson, Throwley|
|£1025||Lim x||13-14 mnths||AT Richardson, Throwley|
|£980||Angus x||24 mnths||A & R Alsop, Heanor|
|£1020||Sim x||20 mnths||A Ballard, Alton|
|£1200||Sim x||22 mnths||JJ Higgins & Son, Hemington|
|£1250||Sim x||24 mnths||RWA Thirlby, Seckington|
|£1090||B Blue x||21 mnths||JT & JW Woodfine, Radbourne|
A strong trade for all types with bidders present for all ages and qualities.
|£480||Angus||4 mnths||WT & P Fearn, Woolley Moor|
|£590||Hfd x||14 mnths||RP Lawley, Draycott|
|£535||Blonde x||8-10 mnths||FM Ottewell & Son, Shottle|
|£660||B Blue x||11-12 mnths||T Neville, Tansley|
|£670||Lim x||12-14 mnths||J Freeman, Etwall|
|£775||Lim x||13 mnths||DE Witham, Wessington|
|£790||MRI||14 mnths||JW Bassett, Hartington|
|£1160||LHorn x||16-18 mnths||Thoresby Estate, Newark|
|£680||B Blue x||15 mnths||PG & AD Godber, Kimberley|
|£820||Angus x||20 mnths||A Ballard, Alton|
|£1020||Sal x||26 mnths||AE & VJ Parkinson, Osliston|
|£920||B Blue x||24 mnths||B Ryan, Huthwaite|
|£1000||Sim x||25 mnths||RE & J Taylor, Summerley|
|£1180||Sim x||26 mnths||RWA Thirlby, Tamworth|
|£990||Lim x||24-25 mnths||JT & JW Woodfine, Radbourne|
|£600||Lim x||10-13 mnths||DAW Clarke, Bar Beacon|
18 CALVES (Auctioneer Ivor Lowe)
Another excellent trade for all types with B Blues seeing bulls to £395 and heifers to £315.
Second quality equally as keenly sought after with plenty of interest also for the Black & Whites with the best of these to a top of £175.
565 Sheep including 410 Lambs & 155 Ewes & Rams
(Auctioneer Peter Oven)
A Bank Holiday entry of 565 Sheep included 368 New Season Lambs. Demand for the butcher types still very good throughout with a top of 363p/kg and £160.head. The overall average 329.37p/kg
Leading Prices: –
|35.7kg||338p/kg||B Lovatt, Stone|
|37kg||348p/kg||JW & RG Ede, Youlgreave|
|38.8kg||336p/kg||R Swift & Son, Little Onn|
|39kg||330p/kg||F Rushton, Pike Hall|
|40kg||344p/kg||JJ Turner, Ashbourne|
|40.1kg||359p/kg||BR & SB Archer, Sutton|
|40.2kg||358p/kg||A & J Gagie, Hilton|
|40.7kg||347p/kg||JJ Turner, Ashbourne|
|41.3kg||344p/kg||RW Beach & Son, Parwich|
|44.2kg||363p/kg||Hazlewood Hall Farm|
|45.8kg||343p/kg||D & S Ede Ltd, Cubley|
|46kg||338p/kg||D & S Ede Ltd, Cubley|
|Standard||To: 348p/kg||Ave: 324.2p/kg|
|Medium||To: 363p/kg||Ave: 331.6p/kg|
|Heavy||To: 343p/kg||Ave: 309.7p/kg|
In the Old Season Lambs getting to tail end sorts with meated sorts to 262p/kg average 245.56p/kg top gross £138/head
155 Cull Sheep
A total of 155 Cull Ewes and Rams were and outstanding trade with best Texel ewes for Bernard Archers peaking at £149/head with Andrew Gagie hitting the same price for his two ewes
Cast Ewes To: £149 Ave: £107.28
Cast Rams To: £157 Ave: £135.29
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