Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 30-03-2023



30th March 2023


855 Sheep including 542 Finished Hoggs, 20 Spring Lambs, 201 Culls

 & 92 Store Sheep


20 Spring Lambs ave 439.7p/kg

The first entry of Spring lambs on a Thursday met an outstanding trade to a top of 452p/kg and £179 per head.


Leading Prices:

36.7kg 452p/kg R Brough & Son, Monyash
40.7kg 438p/kg R Swift & Son, Little Onn


542 Hoggs ave 269.43p/kg

Another pleasing entry met a competitive trade for all with well finished types commanding a significant premium.  Top prices of 328p/kg and £156 per head.


Leading Prices:

38.2kg 299p/kg J Lomas & Sons, Brassington
36.6kg 298p/kg A Holden, Pilsley
43.0kg 328p/kg R Swift & Son, Little Onn
40.5kg 298p/kg H Mellor, Ladmanlow
44.5kg 290p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
52.1kg 298p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
52.5kg 298p/kg R Swift & Son, Little Onn


201 Cull Sheep ave £95/head

Another excellent trade for all with smart continentals to £182.


Store Sheep

A very good entry of 92 Store Sheep included 41 feeding hoggs all being a long-term project selling to £78.

Some excellent ewes and lambs on offer with bidding very brisk for all types.

Blue Texel ewes with singles to £238

Char ewes with twins to £220

Char ewes with singles to £160

Texel ewes with singles to £140

Suffolk x ewes with singles to £134


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Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe


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