Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market
Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 06-04-2023
THURSDAY LUNCHTIME SHEEP SALE REPORT
6th April 2023
378 Sheep including 240 Finished Hoggs, 34 EWES & RAMS
& 104 Store Sheep
A pre-Easter market entry of 378 sheep met with a very brisk trade throughout. 7 Autumn born Dorset lambs saw the stronger sorts all selling at £130/head.
In the old season lambs 233 on offer with all types very well sold and best meated sorts over 300p/kg to peak at 319p/kg and top gross of £150/head.
Overall average 286.96p/kg.
|35.2kg||290o/kg||W Hague & Son, Bradfield|
|36.8kg||302p/kg||W Hague & Son, Bradfield|
|37.2kg||300p/kg||W Hague & Son, Bradfield|
|38.8kg||319p/kg||TR Lomas, North Rode|
|39.8kg||295p/kg||TR Lomas, North Rode|
|40.5kg||290p/kg||W Hague & Son, Bradfield|
|42.3kg||304p/kg||AJ & RA Wainwright, Oxspring|
|42.8kg||312p/kg||J Shirt & Sons, Tideswell|
|43.6kg||300p/kg||TR Lomas, North Rode|
|44kg||300p/kg||AJ & RA Wainwright, Oxspring|
|48.6kg||298p/kg||RJ Beardsley, Derby|
|51.3kg||292p/kg||TR Lomas, North Rode|
|32.1 – 39.0kg||To: 319/kg||Ave: 286.69/kg|
|39.1- 45.5kg||To: 312p/kg||Ave: 287.14/kg|
|45.6 -52kg||To: 298p/kg||Ave: 278.92/kg|
Just 34 cull sheep forward saw best heavy Dorset ewes to £145 and Texels to £144.
A bigger entry of 66 smaller long-term feeding hoggs still in demand with 7 different buyers operating, Texel x to £88.
A nice show of 38 ewes & lambs saw buyers with grass coming out in numbers and bidding briskly for all types.
Texel doubles £190
Char doubles £164
Mule doubles £156
Cont singles £142
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