Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market
Bakewell Market Report 05-07-2021
A busy day in all departments with prices strong throughout.
122 finished cattle continued to sell at very respectable levels with Bulls to 271p/kg, grossing a top of £1766, Steers to 271p/kg and £1766 and Heifers to 270p/kg and £1683.
A similar story for the OTM’s attracting decent numbers of 103 with top prices of 239p/kg and £1674/head.
Store cattle again out in good numbers totalling 310 and a large gathering of purchasers ensured a strong trade for all, especially the stronger types. Top priced Steers at £1500 and Heifers at £1485.
A slight increase in sheep numbers with 1362 on offer with lamb trade a little firmer with the average at 248p/kg, well up on last year.
Ewes again commanding an excellent level of demand to a top of £174 and the average at £105 per head.
Calves continuing to sell well with Bulls to £430 and Heifers to £325, with more required to satisfy demand.
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103 Barren, OTM and Feeding Cows Overall Average 153.2p or £1015.00
(Auctioneer Oliver Hiles)
Trade remains outstanding with the average still nicely over 150p and all cows looking incredible. Whilst there is so much demand, surely the place to sell cattle is alive and in the Livestock Market at Bakewell. Three over £2/kilo today with a superb heifer (31 mnths) from Margaret Heath at 239p or £1649. Top cow was a 1 calf Limmy (4yrs) at 215p for Messrs Gratton to gross £1668 with another 12 good cows over 180p and a top call of £1674 (184p) for a first-time vendor R Gent, Newark.
|239p/kg||690kg||Lim||Hazelwood Hall Farm, Hazelwood|
|215p/kg||776kg||Lim||T & J Gratton, Riber|
|212p/kg||602kg||Lim||RG Sisson, Dale Abbey|
|196p/kg||660kg||Lim||JC Woolley, Codnor|
|188p/kg||684kg||Lim||JR & AD Wildgoose, Scarcliffe|
|186p/kg||772kg||Lim||Hazelwood Hall Farm, Hazelwood|
|185p/kg||712kg||B Blue x||AE & HR Stubbs, Bramshall|
|184p/kg||910kg||Lim||R Gent, Newark|
|184p/kg||746kg||Lim||D Hadfield & Daughter, Tideswell|
|181p/kg||688kg||Lim||AP Leason, Ilam|
|180p/kg||642kg||Sim||Boden & Davies, Mellor|
|180p/kg||662kg||Lim||AE & HR Stubbs, Bramshall|
|180p/kg||620kg||Lim||GN Glossop, Elton|
|180p/kg||872kg||Lim||AP Leason, Ilam|
|180p/kg||708kg||Lim||IR & AD Wildgoose, Scarcliffe|
And Gross Prices:
|£1674.40||910kg||Lim||R Gent, Newark|
|£1668.40||776kg||Lim||T & J Gratton, Riber|
|£1649.10||690kg||Lim||Hazelwood Hall Farm, Hazelwood|
|£1569.60||872kg||Lim||AP Leason, Ilam|
|£1441.60||848kg||Hfd||JC Woolley, Codnor|
|£1435.92||772kg||Lim||Hazelwood Hall Farm, Hazelwood|
|£1388.52||812kg||B Blue x||GA & SM Wainwright, Bamford|
|£1372.64||746kg||Lim||D Hadfield & Daughter, Tideswell|
|£1364.58||798kg||Sim||Boden & Davies, Mellor|
|£1359.00||906kg||Holst||Springfield Farm Ltd, Derbys|
45 Black & White and ex-dairy cows Ave 136.3p/kg
Very similar trade overall.
10 best fed cows over 150p
Big Holsteins 140-150p
Leaner Cows 120-135p
Plainer sorts Under 110p
Top Cows today
|170p/kg||£1353||Mont||MG Mosley & Son, Rivelin|
|166p/kg||£846||Holst||JS, CE & A Hitch, Stainsby|
|165p/kg||£1181||Fries||GH Gregory, Sheldon|
|160p/kg||£1171||Fries||D Fotherby & Sons, Tunstead|
|158p/kg||£1106||Fries||J Brough & Son, Rudyard|
|152p/kg||£1276||Holst||TW & G Fountain, Marston Montgomery|
|151p/kg||£1023||Fries||FW & JF Brooks, Crakemarsh|
|150p/kg||£1359||Holst||Springfield Farm, Ambergate|
3 OTM Bulls
|167p/kg||£1663||Lim||AB Massie & Son, Ockbrook|
6 OTM Steers
|184p/kg||£1490||Blonde 5yrs||DC Hoggard, Newark|
122 FINISHED CATTLE – overall average 222.8p (Auctioneer Oliver Hiles)
2020 – 96 Cattle ave 191.3p
Trade remains fierce with all orders operating and cattle looking exceptionally dear.
23 Finished Bulls ave 214.9p/kg
I’m running out of superlatives to describe trade.
Top 6 over 240p with a high of 254p for Steven and Steph Wells, Monyash, with big boys up to £1776 for David Goddard, Wardlow Mires. Friesian to 190p.
|254p/kg||616kg||Lim||MJ Wells & Son, Monyash|
|250p/kg||614kg||B Blue x||NA Birch, Monyash|
|249p/kg||696kg||B Blue x||K Harrop, Alport|
|240p/kg||740kg||Lim||S & D Fearn, Wardlow Mires|
|240p/kg||688kg||Lim||DA Bailey & Son, Sutton on the Hill|
|240p/kg||552kg||B Blue||MJ Wayne, Matlock|
|232p/kg||666kg||Lim||DA Bailey & Son, Sutton on the Hill|
|224p/kg||494kg||AA||P Ritter & Sons, Peak Forest|
|223p/kg||624kg||AA||P Ritter & Sons, Peak Forest|
|220p/kg||640kg||Lim||A Sims Ltd, Hulland|
And Gross Prices:
|£1776.00||740kg||Lim||S & D Fearn, Wardlow Mires|
|£1733.04||696kg||B Blue x||K Harrop, Alport|
|£1651.20||688kg||Lim||DA Bailey & Son, Sutton on the Hill|
|£1564.64||616kg||Lim||MJ Wells & Son, Monyash|
|£1545.12||666kg||Lim||DA Bailey & Son, Sutton on the Hill|
|£1535.00||614kg||B Blue x||NA Birch, Monyash|
|£1440.50||670kg||Sim||K Harrop, Alport|
|£1408.00||640kg||Lim||A Sims Ltd, Hulland|
|£1391.52||624kg||AA||P Ritter & Sons, Peak Forest|
|£1324.80||5552kg||B Blue x||MJ Wayne, Matlock|
40 Steers – overall average 223.9p/kg
Exactly the same average as last week and the top 16 over 240p. John Grummett sold today to 271p and 265p for pure Limmy’s. Keith Harrop had 256p or £1710 for his best with Joe and Jane Gibbs having a super run to 250p (£1720) 249p, 247p, 246p (£1658), 244p and 240p (£1766).
Hereford to 218p, Lincoln to 204p with B/W to 212p for JW Handford & Sons, Birch Vale.
|271p/kg||592kg||Lim||LM & D Grummett, Smisby|
|265p/kg||580kg||Lim||LM & D Grummett, Smisby|
|256p/kg||668kg||Lim||K Harrop, Alport|
|250p/kg||688kg||Lim||J Gibbs, Hartington|
|250p/kg||538kg||Lim||LM & D Grummett, Smisby|
|249p/kg||614kg||Lim||D Hadfield & Daughter, Tideswell|
|249p/kg||636kg||Lim||J Gibbs, Hartington|
|247p/kg||558kg||Lim||NA Birch, Monyash|
|247p/kg||604kg||Lim||J Gibbs, Hartington|
|246p/kg||574kg||Lim||J Gibbs, Hartington|
|245p/kg||632kg||Lim||D Hadfield & Daughter, Tideswell|
|244p/kg||594kg||Lim||J Gibbs, Hartington|
|240p/kg||680kg||Blonde x||K Harrop, Alport|
|240p/kg||736kg||Lim||J Gibbs, Hartington|
|240p/kg||610kg||B Blue x||RW Ardern & Sons, Topley Pike|
And Gross Prices:
|£1766.40||736kg||Lim||J Gibbs, Hartington|
|£1720.00||688kg||Lim||J Gibbs, Hartington|
|£1710.08||668kg||Lim||K Harrop, Alport|
|£1665.60||694kg||Lim||Hazledine Farms, Watnall|
|£1658.04||674kg||Lim||J Gibbs, Hartington|
|£1632.00||680kg||Blonde x||K Harrop, Alport|
|£1615.68||748kg||Lim||RW Ardern & Sons, Topley Pike|
|£1604.32||592kg||Lim||LM & D Grummett, Smisby|
|£1583.64||636kg||Lim||J Gibbs, Hartington|
|£1576.80||730kg||Char||DS Gregory, Glossop|
59 Finished Heifers – overall average 225.17p/kg
A bumper crop and really appreciated by the good line up of butchers at ringside.
A famous five over 260p to a top of 270 for the Wells family at Monyash with their other at 265p. Joe Gibbs had 268p and 260p for his best two and Matthew & Chippy Elliott at 267p. Angus to 219p, Lincoln to 208p.
|270p/kg||518kg||B Blue x||MJ Wells & Son, Monyash|
|268p/kg||574kg||Lim||J Gibbs, Hartington|
|267p/kg||590kg||Lim||DM Elliott & Son, Little Hucklow|
|265p/kg||516kg||Lim||MJ Wells & Son, Monyash|
|260p/kg||612kg||Lim||J Gibbs, Hartington|
|257p/kg||546kg||Lim||R Gent, Newark|
|257p/kg||634kg||B Blue x||D Hadfield & Daughter, Tideswell|
|256p/kg||524kg||B Blue x||M Wynne, Matlock|
|255p/kg||652kg||Lim||Hazledine Farms, Watnall|
|251p/kg||588kg||Char||Green Dales Farm, Alderwasley|
|250p/kg||660kg||Lim||Hazledine Farms, Watnall|
|250p/kg||596kg||Blonde x||K Harrop, Alport|
|248p/kg||576kg||Lim||M Wynne, Matlock|
|246p/kg||622kg||Lim||RG Sisson, Dale Abbey|
|246p/kg||482kg||Lim||S & D Fearn, Wardlow Mires|
And Gross Prices:
|£1683.60||690kg||Lim||K Harrop, Alport|
|£1662.60||652kg||Lim||Hazledine Farms, Watnall|
|£1650.00||660kg||Lim||Hazledine Farms, Watnall|
|£1629.38||634kg||B Blue x||D Hadfield & Daughter, Tideswell|
|£1591.20||612kg||Lim||J Gibbs, Hartington|
|£1575.30||590kg||Lim||DM Elliott & Son, Little Hucklow|
|£1568.04||716kg||AA||RW & R Walker, Ashgate|
|£1538.32||574kg||Lim||J Gibbs, Hartington|
|£1530.12||622kg||Lim||RG Sisson, Dale Abbey|
|£1490.00||596kg||Blonde x||K Harrop, Alport|
310 STORE & BREEDING CATTLE – (Auctioneer Mark Elliott)
A good seasonal entry and a ring full of buyers for all categories,
The breeding cattle and stronger stores a particularly good trade.
29 Breeding Cattle
The top call here £2140 for a smart pedigree Limousin stock bull at 7yrs from Mr J Conway at Glossop, who also had cows with calves at foot up to £1460.
|£1500||Lim x Hfr, 36 mnths & Hfr Calf||PV Hawkins, Shirland|
|£1480||Pure Hfd Hfr, 36 mnths & Hfd Bull Calf||JA & PG Crampton, Snelston|
|£1440||Pure Hfd Hfr, 48 mnths & Hfd Bull Calf||JA & PG Crampton, Snelston|
|£1390||Blue Cow, 68 mnths & Blonde Hfr Calf||J Conway, Glossop|
Top £2140 for the Limousin detailed above.
|£1900||Limousin, 21 mnths||S & D Fearn, Tideswell|
|£1480||Hfd (Full Ped) 51 mnths||JA & PG Crampton, Snelston|
16 Feeding Bulls
Sample Prices as follows:
|£860||Lim x||13 ½ mnths||D Leason, Sudbury|
|£1010||Sim x||14 mnths||RE & J Taylor, Apperknowle|
|£560||S Horn||5 ½ mnths||WT & P Fearn, Woolley Moor|
137 Steers ave £975
A great selection and the trade very strong. The best strong continental steers regularly £1350 plus, with finishers keen to keep their yards filled up.
|£690||Mont||10 mnths||RP Lawley, Draycott in the Clay|
|£1080||Lim||12 ½ mnths||CPR & JM Mycock, Friden|
|£1095||Lim||9 ½ mnths||MT Sweetmore, Earl Sterndale|
|£1150||Sim||13 ½ mnths||PG & AD Godber, Kimberley|
|£1330||Lim||14-17 mnths||J Webster, Church Broughton|
|£925||Hfd||13-16 mnths||CJ Green, Norton|
|£1450||Lim||21-22 mnths||JB Shirt, Edale|
|£1135||Hfd||21 mnths||AS Leech, Stafford|
|£1025||Holst Fries||21 ½ mnths||GE Brookes & Partners, Uttoxeter|
|£1265||B Blue||16 ½ mnths||GE Brooked & Partners, Uttoxeter|
|£1395||Lim||26 mnths||GN Glossop, Elton|
|£1275||Angus||25 mnths||G White & Partners, Ilam|
|£1495||Lim||27 mnths||DJ Renshaw, Ashbourne|
|£1500||Lim||27 mnths||C Bannister, Rugeley|
128 Heifers ave £929
Trade very fast with some heifers looking dearer than the steers in certain sectors, buyers for all categories every time.
|£865||Char||10-13 mnths||Riverside Farm, Scropton|
|£1070||Blonde||10 ½ mnths||MT Sweetmore, Earl Sterndale|
|£1150||Sim||13 ½ mnths||PG & AD Godber, Kimberley|
|£1400||Lim||21 ½ mnths||JC Woolley, Codnor|
|£1300||Lim||15 ½ mnths||PT Chadfield, Marston Montgomery|
|£1485||Lim||22 mnths||JB Shirt, Edale|
|£1085||Hfd||20 ½ mnths||GM Goodwin, Chapel en le Frith|
|£1350||Angus||26 mnths||DL Batterbee, Sparrowpit|
|£1180||B Blue||19-20 mnths||T Neville, Tansley|
|£1285||Angus||25 mnths||G White & Partners, Ilam|
38 CALVES (Auctioneer Ivor Lowe)
A number of returning purchasers not seen for some time ensures an excellent level of demand throughout with many going home short of requirements.
Bulls saw B Blue to £430, Limousin to£385 and Angus to £340. Heifers equally as dear with B Blues to £325 and Salers to £230.
Additional buying support present for the B/W, with the best of these over £100 to a top of £145.
|Bulls||Top Price (£)||Ave||Vendor|
|Hfd||£170.00||T & CJ Hadfield, Tideswell|
|Holst||£115.00||£84.00||RE Poyser, Onecote|
|Saler||£300.00||£275.00||JF Hayes, Shottle|
|Fries||£145.00||£117.50||T & CJ Hadfield, Tideswell|
|AA||£340.00||£258.75||E Mellor, Over Haddon|
|B Blue x||£430.00||£257.14||JF Hayes, Shottle|
|Lim||£385.00||£239.50||WJ & DM Madin, Holymoorside|
|Hfd||£125.00||T & CJ Hadfield, Tideswell|
|Saler||£230.00||£225.00||JF Hayes, Shottle|
|AA||£195.00||£150.00||JF Hayes, Shottle|
|B Blue x||£325.00||£247.60||WJ & DM Madin, Holymoorside|
|Lim||£60.00||T Farrington & Sons, Abbots Bromley|
1362 Sheep including 946 Lambs, 401 Ewes & Rams & 15 Store Sheep
(Auctioneer Peter Oven)
A total entry of 1362 sheep included 928 new season lambs. Demand for meated sorts very good especially the 40-50kg sorts, with top price of 290p/kg and £136/head. The overall average 248.81p/kg.
Leading Prices: –
|35.4kg||256p/kg||Allen & Storer, Taddington|
|36.6kg||258p/kg||N Goodwin, Tansley|
|38.2kg||260p/kg||C Pickford, Rainow|
|38.8kg||264p/kg||RB Taylor, Butterley|
|39.9kg||265p/kg||Clark Farms, Ringinglow|
|40.2kg||272p/kg||N Cupit, Newark|
|41kg||269p/kg||N Pearson, Peak Forest|
|41.2kg||266p/kg||B Rowlinson, Ramsor|
|42.5kg||280p/kg||B Rowlinson, Ramsor|
|43.1kg||278p/kg||J Trueman & Partner, Cheshire|
|44kg||273p/kg||MG Mosley & Sons, Rivelin|
|45.8kg||268p/kg||B Rowlinson, Ramsor|
|46.7kg||290p/kg||M Hambleton, Alstonefield|
|47.5kg||254p/kg||AC Simpson, Bradwell|
|48.5kg||258p/kg||M Hambleton, Alstonefield|
|49.3kg||249p/kg||JR Burns, Tideswell|
|53kg||239p/kg||TJ & DE Wardle, Gayton|
|Standard||To: 264p/kg||Ave: 242.76p/kg|
|Medium||To: 280p/kg||Ave: 250.52p/kg|
|Heavy||To: 290p/kg||Ave: 256.34p/kg|
Old Season Lambs to 209p/kg to average 171p/kg.
In the cull section 401 on offer met a tremendous trade for all types, best Texel to £174, Beltex to £156, strong meated Mules in the £110 – £130 bracket, heavy horned ewes in the £85 – £95 bracket and Cheviots to just over £100/head. The top 10 pens averaged £157.50/head.
Cast Ewes To: £174 Ave: £105.76
Cast Rams To: £169 Ave: £152.60
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