Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market
Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 30-03-2023
THURSDAY LUNCHTIME SHEEP SALE REPORT
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.
|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.
|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.
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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