Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 20-04-2023




20th April 2023


932 Sheep including 12 SPRING LAMBS, 601 Finished Hoggs, 211 EWES & RAMS

 & 101 Store Sheep


12 Spring Lambs ave 420p/kg

Top price 430p/kg from R Brough & Son, Monyash


601 Hoggs ave 261.22p/kg

A much more difficult trade as was reported the previous day with a number of abattoirs reported to have already filled their requirements in advance of the forthcoming festival.


Leading Prices:

34.0kg 282p/kg G & J Hadfield, Cold Eaton
36.0kg 280p/kg E Mather, Brassington
43.3kg 300p/kg R Swift & Son, Little Onn
42.0kg 295p/kg Wheeldon Partners, Taddington
46.0kg 290p/kg H & G Hollinshead, Lichfield



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 282p/kg Ave: 231.64/kg
39.1- 45.5kg To: 300p/kg Ave: 270.87p/kg
45.6 -52kg To: 290p/kg Ave: 251.58p/kg
52kg+ To: 290p/kg Ave: 257.43p/kg


Cull Sheep  

A total of 211 cull sheep saw trade back due to the end of festival demand.


Ewes to £124                  Ave £77.25

Rams to £121                 Ave £75.29


108 Store Sheep

A very good show of ewes & lambs saw demand very brisk with plenty of bidders for all types.


Leading Prices:

Texel doubles £218

Texel singles £170

Cheviot doubles £182

Cheviot singles £152

Hoggs & lambs £132

Cade lambs £10

Feeding Hoggs £76


Already entered for next week


15 Texel ewes & lambs


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Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe


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