Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 27-04-2023



27th April 2023



641 Sheep including 394 Finished Hoggs, 96 EWES & RAMS

 & 146 Store Sheep

394 Hoggs ave 268.81p/kg

An improved trade for all types with well finished smarter types generally upwards of 300p/kg with a number of heavy weight hoggs within the entry reducing the average accordingly.  Top price £171/head


Leading Prices:

38.6kg 330p/kg AV Marsden, Great Hucklow
34.5kg 310p/kg CH Gregory, Hassop
43.2kg 328p/kg B Fitch, Little Eaton
40.0kg 312p/kg S Barratt, Combs
45.1kg 305p/kg H & G Hollinshead, Lichfield
45.8kg 300p/kg RJ Beardsley, Morley
59.1kg 272p/kg Sessions, Trusley



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 330p/kg Ave: 261.40/kg
39.1- 45.5kg To: 328p/kg Ave: 275.79p/kg
45.6 -52kg To: 315p/kg Ave: 274.36p/kg
52kg+ To: 272p/kg Ave: 259.39p/kg


96 Cull Sheep ave £103/head  

A sharp trade for all with continental ewes to £158 and stronger Mules upwards of £100.


146 Store Sheep

29 tail end store hoggs well sold to a top of £84.

An excellent entry of ewes with lambs at foot met a contingent of potential purchasers with trade certainly up a notch on previous weeks.  Please keep the numbers coming!


Sample Prices:

4 Texel Ewes with 7 lambs £185

2 Texel Ewes with 4 lambs £220

2 Texel Ewes with 2 lambs £192

4 Texel Ewe Hoggs with 4 lambs £170

4 Mule Ewes with 8 lambs £208


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Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe


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