Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market
Bakewell Market Report 27-06-2022
Monday 27th June 2022
Having had enough fine weather to deal with the grass and shear and sort sheep farmers were back in the market with greater numbers of stock comprising 603 cattle and 1,537 sheep.
Store & Breeding cattle numbers were at seasonal levels with 328 head on offer. Trade remains very buoyant for all ages and qualities of cattle, Steers hit £1,595, Heifers £1,370 and Bulls £1,500.
In the Cow and Calf section the top figure was £1,800.
Finished Cattle were forward in reasonable numbers with 118 on offer. Top figures 308p and £2,100 per head.
Average for the 60 heifers was 241 pence and for the steers 249 pence. The average price of a steer a healthy £1,573.
OTM numbers tight at 91 with lack of supply and strong demand driving prices. Top figures 258p/kg and £2,174 per head. The average at 190.6p says it all.
More activity in the calf department with 65 on offer. Bulls made up to £395 and Heifers £350.
Over in the sheep section lambs were out in force with the largest entry of lambs this season.
The 831 lambs met a solid trade with top figures of 334p and £159.30.
The SQQ average was 300.4p, but we will have to wait until later in the week to know how that figure compares to other outlets.
A large entry of 537 cull sheep saw ewes to £184 to average £124.82.
Thursday 30th June: Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale
Friday 22nd July: Orange Sale of TB Restricted Cattle at Bakewell
We have been asked to inform you that the funeral of
Mr Alan Steeples of Homeleigh, Wormhill
Will be held on
Wednesday 13th July
At Macclesfield Crematorium at 12.13pm
And afterwards at Sparrowpit Village Hall
91 Barren, OTM and Feeding Cows Overall Average 190.6p or £1277.10
(Auctioneer Oliver Hiles)
More on offer and an almost identical average to last week, although, most commentators though that they were the dearest ever. Top call was a young (37 mnths) old slip cow from Mark Hadfield that sold at a superb 258p for feeding!
Meated cows rose to 233p (£1798) for Rob Rowlinson, Ramsor (Not Farm Assured) with John Gould at 229p and Charlie Boden’s big Lim at 227p (£2174).
32 Cows today over 200p including Angus at 218p, cross bred Longhorns at 216p and Hereford at 205p. Even a Dexter today made 180p and a Belted Galloway at 171p.
|258p/kg||646kg||Lim, 37 mnths||RM Hadfield Ltd, Castleton|
|233p/kg||772kg||Lim, 6 yrs||CM Rowlinson, Ramsor|
|229p/kg||744kg||Blonde x, 36 mnths||TJ & MR Gould, Sheen|
|227p/kg||958kg||Lim, 10 yrs||Boden & Davies Ltd, Mellor|
|226p/kg||720kg||Lim, 4 yrs||BA & SW Mills, Redmires|
|225p/kg||736kg||Lim, 13 yrs||Boden & Davies Ltd, Mellor|
|219p/kg||688kg||Lim, 7 yrs||IP Carrington, Kniveton|
|219p/kg||582kg||B Blue x, 34 mnths||JW & RG Ede, Youlgreave|
|218p/kg||624kg||AA, 3 ½ yrs||N & SL Brocklehurst, Ashford|
|216p/kg||788kg||L Horn, 4 ½ yrs||AJ Parker & Sons, Ticknall|
|215p/kg||654kg||Lim, 7 yrs||R Belfield, Upper Hulme|
|214p/kg||646kg||Sim, 35 mnths||RWA Thirlby, Seckington|
|214p/kg||714kg||Blonde x, 15 yrs||N & SL Brocklehurst, Ashford|
|212p/kg||774kg||Sim, 6 yrs||Boden & Davies Ltd, Mellor|
|210p/kg||574kg||AA, 34 mnths||CS Edge, Ballidon|
|209p/kg||676kg||B Blue x, 36 mnths||PJ & N Townsend, Tideswell Moor|
And Gross Prices:
|£2174.66||958kg||Lim||Boden & Davies Ltd, Mellor|
|£1905.28||916kg||AA||N & SL Brocklehurst, Ashford|
|£1798.96||772kg||Lim||CM Rowlinson, Ramsor|
|£1710.00||900kg||Holst||L Hadfield & Sons, Peak Forest|
|£1703.76||744kg||Blonde x||TJ & MR Gould, Sheen|
|£1702.08||788kg||L Horn||AJ Parker & Sons, Ticknall|
|£1662.68||844kg||Holst||RW Ardern & Sons, Topley Pike|
|£1656.00||736kg||Lim||Boden & Davies Ltd, Mellor|
|£1640.88||774kg||Sim||Boden & Davies Ltd, Mellor|
|£1627.20||720kg||Lim||BA & SW Mills, Redmires|
28 Black & White and ex Dairy Cows ave 179.1p/kg
Look better sold with extra meat about.
9 best meated sorts over 190p
Big Holsteins 180-190p
Leaner or smaller cows 160-175p
Bottom price today 132p
The top 9
|203p/kg||£1603||Holst, 4 yrs||RW Ardern & Sons, Topley Pike|
|200p/kg||£1608||Holst, 5 yrs||JS & CE Hitch, Stainsby Heath|
|197p/kg||£1662||Holst, 8 yrs||RW Ardern & Sons, Topley Pike|
|195p/kg||£1275||Mont, 5 yrs||Furness & Taylor, Wormhill|
|195p/kg||£1201||Fries, 4 yrs||GHW Dakin & Son, Matlock|
|194p/kg||£1210||Mont, 5 yrs||J Shirt & Sons, Tideswell|
|192p/kg||£1305||Fries, 4 yrs||C Beever, Alport|
|190p/kg||£1710||Holst, 7 yrs||L Hadfield & Sons, Peak Forest|
|190p/kg||£1527||Holst, 10 yrs||HB Wildgoose & Partners, Newton Grange|
4 OTM Bulls
|220p/kg||£1834||Blonde, 10 yrs||A Brown & Son, Bonsall|
|203p/kg||£2050||Lim, 4 yrs||Meadow Farm, Bakewell|
|187p/kg||£1552||Lim, 4 ½ yrs||J Bonsall, Atlow|
|177p/kg||£1851||Lim, 10 yrs||J Beeson & Son, Kingstone|
1 OTM Steer
|219p/kg||£1454||Sim, 32 mnths||WE Smith & Son, Dale Abbey|
118 FINISHED CATTLE – overall average 239.5p
(Auctioneer Oliver Hiles)
Similar numbers and trade to last week. Looks like cattle could become short over the next month, so if you have cattle getting ready give me a call on 07801 530899 and I would be pleased to offer you my opinion of value in a no obligation, confidential manner.
32 Finished Bulls ave 228.1p
A good price with the best two over 270p and a high of 275p for a Blue x Friesian from Alf Sims, Hulland, with big boys from Keith Harrop at £2100 (258p). Friesians to 217p.
|275p/kg||578kg||B Blue x||A Sims Ltd, Hulland|
|270p/kg||576kg||Lim||S & D Fearn, Wardlow Mires|
|263p/kg||580kg||B Blue x||A Sims Ltd, Hulland|
|261p/kg||614kg||Lim||NA Birch, Monyash|
|258p/kg||814kg||Lim||K Harrop, Alport|
|256p/kg||730kg||Lim||S & D Fearn, Wardlow Mires|
|254p/kg||600kg||Lim||NA Birch, Monyash|
|254p/kg||518kg||B Blue x||A Sims Ltd, Hulland|
|248p/kg||674kg||Lim||K Harrop, Alport|
And Gross Prices:
|£2100.12||814kg||Lim||K Harrop, Alport|
|£1868.80||730kg||Lim||S & D Fearn, Wardlow Mires|
|£1758.64||712kg||Sim||S & D Fearn, Wardlow Mires|
|£1671.52||674kg||Lim||K Harrop, Alport|
|£1660.60||722kg||Sim||NC Gregory, Blackwell|
|£1633.28||704kg||Sim||NC Gregory, Blackwell|
|£1602.54||614kg||Lim||NA Birch, Monyash|
|£1589.50||578kg||B Blue x||A Sims Ltd, Hulland|
|£1555.20||576kg||Lim||S & D Fearn, Wardlow Mires|
|£1539.16||644kg||Lim||JA Godber, Derby|
26 Steers – overall average 249p
A strong average, much akin to last weeks highs. Top 15 over 256p with a high of 308p for a posh Limmy from Messrs Mann with Paul Chadfield at 289p and Jack Blackshaw at 274p. Angus to 240p and Friesian to 208p.
|308p/kg||558kg||Lim||JM & B Mann, Bakewell|
|289p/kg||596kg||Lim||PT Chadfield, Marston Montgomery|
|274p/kg||670kg||Lim||PJ Blackshaw, Pilsley|
|270p/kg||732kg||Blonde x||K Harrop, Alport|
|270p/kg||704kg||B Blue x||K Harrop, Alport|
|269p/kg||670kg||Lim||N & SL Brocklehurst, Ashford|
|268p/kg||576kg||Sim||D Hadfield & Daughter, Tideswell|
|268p/kg||568kg||B Blue x||GK & E Robinson, Wheston|
|267p/kg||576kg||Lim||JW Blackshaw, Pilsley|
|262p/kg||604kg||B Blue x||Easom & Sons, Oakerthorpe|
|262p/kg||606kg||Lim||JW Blackshaw, Bakewell|
|259p/kg||568kg||Lim||JW Blackshaw, Bakewell|
|258p/kg||650kg||Lim||RWA Thirlby, Seckington|
And Gross Prices:
|£1976.40||732kg||Blonde x||K Harrop, Alport|
|£1900.80||704kg||B Blue x||K Harrop, Alport|
|£1835.80||670kg||Lim||PJ Blackshaw, Pilsley|
|£1829.84||712kg||Lim||C & D Jeffery, Pilsley|
|£1802.30||670kg||Lim||N & SL Brocklehurst, Ashford|
|£1722.44||596kg||Lim||PT Chadfield, Ashbourne|
|£1718.64||558kg||Lim||JM & B Mann, Bakewell|
|£1677.00||650kg||Lim||RWA Thirlby, Seckington|
|£1646.96||692kg||Sim||RWA Thirlby, Seckington|
|£1643.28||668kg||B Blue x||JW Blackshaw, Pilsley|
60 Heifers – overall average 241.4p/kg
39 Continental, 19 Native and 2 B/W today with a good price for each and every one. Best suckler sorts topped at 294p (£1863) for Keith Harrop with his others at 290 and 289p. James Blackshaw had 282 for his best as did Jack Blackshaw with his heavyweight (£1889). Angus to 232p with Hereford to 230p.
|294p/kg||64kg||B Blue x||K Harrop, Alport|
|290p/kg||602kg||Lim||K Harrop, Alport|
|289p/kg||646kg||B Blue x||K Harrop, Alport|
|282p/kg||550kg||Lim||JW Blackshaw, Bakewell|
|282p/kg||670kg||Lim||PJ Blackshaw, Pilsley|
|280p/kg||642kg||Lim||K Harrop, Alport|
|278p/kg||614kg||B Blue x||K Harrop, Alport|
|276p/kg||680kg||Lim||C & D Jeffery, Pilsley|
|275p/kg||636kg||Lim||CN Ottewell, Stainsby Heath|
|275p/kg||574kg||Lim||PT Chadfield, Ashbourne|
|274p/kg||566kg||Lim||CN Ottewell, Stainsby Heath|
|270p/kg||686kg||Lim||C & D Jeffery, Stainsby Heath|
|269p/kg||546kg||Lim||DM Elliott & Son, Little Hucklow|
|267p/kg||578kg||Blonde x||P Jacques, Chesterfield|
|260p/kg||668kg||Holst||E Morten & Sons, Barmoor Clough|
|£1889.40||670kg||Lim||PJ Blackshaw, Pilsley|
|£1876.80||680kg||Lim||C & D Jeffery, Pilsley|
|£1866.94||646kg||B Blue x||K Harrop, Alport|
|£1863.96||634kg||B Blue x||K Harrop, Alport|
|£1852.20||686kg||Lim||C & D Jeffery, Pilsley|
|£1797.60||642kg||Lim||K Harrop, Alport|
|£1749.00||636kg||Lim||CN Ottewell, Stainsby Heath|
|£1745.80||602kg||Lim||K Harrop, Alport|
|£1736.80||668kg||Holst||E Morten & Sons, Barmoor Clough|
|£1734.20||754kg||Char||RG Bacon, Wadshelf|
STORE & BREEDING CATTLE – (Auctioneer Alastair Sneddon)
A few less in the catalogue, but extra bulls and breeding cattle boosted numbers and we ended up with a useful 328 head.
Plenty of buying power in operation and no shortage of trade with excellent prices for all comers.
The sale commenced with Breeding Cattle which included:
|£1580||Lim x Cow, 74 mnths & Bull Calf||J Lyon, Peak Forest|
|£1600||Char x Cow, 125 mnths & Bull Calf||LT Shepherd, Bradfield|
|£1540||S Horn x Cow, 78 mnths & Hfr Calf||LT Shepherd, Bradfield|
|£1800||Lim x Cow, 39 mnths & Bull Calf||J & M Riley, Parsleyhay|
|£1620||Lim x Cow, 62 mnths & Hfr Calf||J & M Riley, Parsleyhay|
|£1480||B Blue x, 29 mnths & Bull Calf||T & JL Redfern|
There were 9 Feeding Cows which sold to £1220 per head.
49 Feeding Bulls
|£980||Lim x||14 mnths||PH Hawkins, Shirland|
|£900||Lim x||12 mnths||DA Bailey, Sutton on the Hill|
|£1500||Char x||15 mnths||RE Dawson, Newton Burgoland|
|£960||Char x||7-11 mnths||RE Dawson, Newton Burgoland|
|£890||Angus||11-13 mnths||SW & J Edwards, Bradnop|
|£890||Dev||13 mnths||MG Mosley & Son, Rivelin|
|£1000||Hfd x||18 mnths||HB Wildgoose, Newton Grange|
|£750||Blonde x||5 mnths||CH Ede & Son, Alkmonton|
|£560||Lim x||3 mnths||C Titterton, Tean|
|£1300||Hfd x||21 mnths||E Jackson, Stanley|
141 Steers ave £962
A good selection and customers present for all types.
Tremendous prices for the strong continentals.
Keen interest in the Angus and Hereford crosses and very satisfactory results for the Black & White.
|£700||Lim x||11 mnths||A Twemlow, Stanton|
|£400||Fries||3 mnths||EA Cooper, Taddington|
|£890||Char||11 mnths||H & SJ Hallam, New Mills|
|£700||Lim||11-12 mnths||DA Bailey & Son, Sutton on the Hill|
|£710||Lim x||5 mnths||C Titterton, Tean|
|£760||Char||8-12 mnths||JP & D Helliwell, Oughtibridge|
|£840||B Blue x||11 mnths||Mrs ME Collins, West Hallam|
|£910||Lim x||8-12 mnths||JW & JR Davies, Hope|
|£1180||Lim x||17 mnths||DW Twigg, Bradwell|
|£970||Angus||15-18 mnths||RD & A Lomas, Calow|
|£1450||Lim x||15 mnths||PT Chadfield, Marston|
|£970||Holst||21-23 mnths||H Young, Peak Forest|
|£1350||B Blue x||14 mnths||Miss RJ Stubbs, Hoar Cross|
|£1120||Lim x||18 mnths||Hall Partners, Litton|
|£1125||Sim||17-18 mnths||D & JL Smith, Pilsley|
|£1550||Sim x||23 mnths||DJ Renshaw, Sandybrook|
|£1590||Char x||21 mnths||DJ Renshaw, Sandybrook|
|£885||Holst||17-19 mnths||DJ Webster, Worrall|
|£1080||Hfd||20-28 mnths||CJ Green, Norton|
|£1270||Sim||21-25 mnths||LH Powell, Hundall|
|£1500||Lim x||22-23 mnths||PJ Harrison, Taddington|
|£1410||B Blue x||21-23 mnths||PJ Harrison, Taddington|
|£1050||Hfd x||23 mnths||CE & EN Latham, Sudbury|
|£1120||Sim x||24 mnths||CE & EN Latham, Sudbury|
|£1300||Angus x||24 mnths||J Gould & Son, Chelmorten|
|£1590||Baz x||28 mnths||AF Ball, Marston|
|£1160||B Blue x||22-28 mnths||W & C & J Barratt, Combs|
98 Heifers ave £811
A good selection for the time of year, all well sold with demand outstripping supply.
Well matched bunches commanding a premium and speeding the progress of the sale.
|£950||Lim x||13 mnths||J Lyon, Peak Forest|
|£860||Lim||8-9 mnths||P Hurst, Ipstones|
|£730||Blonde||10 mnths||CH Ede & Son, Alkmonton|
|£790||Lim x||13 mnths||A Twemlow, Stanton|
|£630||Lim x||7-10 mnths||H & SJ Hallam, New Mills|
|£570||Lim x||5-6 mnths||C Titterton, Tean|
|£940||Angus||13-14 mnths||J & D Hollingworth, Ockbrook|
|£880||Lim||9-13 mnths||JW & JR Davies, Hope|
|£1370||Blonde x||11 mnths||PT Chadfield, Marston|
|£1160||Hfd x||22-24 mnths||Hall Partners, Litton|
|£980||Sim x||18 mnths||D & JL Smith, Pilsley|
|£990||B Blue x||19-20 mnths||RP Brown, Rugeley|
|£955||Hfd x||22 mnths||S Chapman, Taddington|
|£1200||B Blue||25 mnths||R Bowler, Wirksworth|
|£1070||Angus x||22-25 mnths||J Gould & Son, Chelmorten|
|£1060||Baz||13 mnths||AF Ball, Marston|
|£1180||B Blue x||27-30 mnths||W & C & J Barratt, Combs|
64 CALVES (Auctioneer Ivor Lowe)
Another respectable entry, but best calves a little easier with tops of £480 for B Blue Bulls and £470 for B Blue Heifers.
The rest of the entry looking well sold with Black & White bulls in particular attracting significant interest.
B Blue £330 WT Bunting, Pike Hall
Lim £395 Frith Bros, Thorpe
Lim £350 Frith Bros, Thorpe
Hfd £270 P & A Thornhill, Great Longstone
Fries £200 P & A Thornhill, Great Longstone
991 Lambs, 537 Ewes & Rams & 6 Store Sheep (Auctioneer Peter Oven)
A very good entry of 1534 Sheep included 831 New Season Lambs. Demand still very good for the meated butchers types, but it was very clear that the grass fed sorts a little easier trade. Best butchers sorts peaked at 336p/kg with heavy weight butchers lambs to 334p/kg.
Top gross £159.30/head.
Overall average 300.48p/kg
Leading Prices: –
|38kg||300p/kg||R Ogg, Lincolnshire|
|38.6kg||302p/kg||L Wright, Hartington|
|39kg||304p/kg||M Cartwright, Belper|
|40.6kg||322p/kg||RG & CE Moss, Abbotts Bromley|
|41.8kg||336p/kg||N Cupit, Newark|
|42.2kg||328p/kg||BR & SB Archer, Sutton|
|43.4kg||332p/kg||N Cupit, Newark|
|44.2kg||330p/kg||R & S Salisbury, Abney|
|45.5kg||328p/kg||BR & SB Archer, Sutton|
|46.1kg||334p/kg||J Butler, Calow|
|47kg||314p/kg||J Butler, Calow|
|52kg||304p/kg||S Galtry, Wirksworth|
|Standard||To 304p/kg||Average 287.64p/kg|
|Medium||To 336p/kg||Average 302.49p/kg|
|Heavy||To 334p/kg||Average 304.92p/kg|
|Overweight||To 295p/kg||Average 281.08p/kg|
529 Cull Sheep
An outstanding entry of over 500 ewes with trade for all categories and perhaps the plainer and small sorts looked dearer than the best.
Mules very good to sell with the best frames £117 – £126 with a couple of lots at £127.
Top call £184 for the Furness family at Wheston with others at £174 and £173. The best 9 pens averaged £161.40.
Best Swales and Blackies between £69 and £80 with some meated power horned types mid £70 bracket.
In the rams best continental types £155 to £184 with a top of £202 for J Elkin at Blythe Bridge.
Ewes averaged £124.82
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