Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market
Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 11-05-2023
THURSDAY LUNCHTIME SHEEP SALE REPORT
11th May 2023
718 sheep including 305 hoggs, 68 spring lambs, 130 cull sheep and 215 store sheep
62 Spring Lambs ave 339.14p/kg
An increase in numbers forward with better sorts upwards of 309p/kg to a top of 400p/kg.
|40.8kg||400p/kg||R Brough & Son, Monyash|
|43.5kg||398p/kg||R Brough & Son, Monyash|
|42.6kg||368p/kg||SM & JA Rigley, Bakewell|
|47.0kg||368p/kg||SM & JA Rigley, Bakewell|
305 Hoggs ave 296.15p/kg
Numbers starting to dry up but no let-up in demand with a strong trade on all weights. Top prices of 335p/kg and £193/head.
|37.1kg||300p/kg||CH Gregory, Hassop|
|45.0kg||320p/kg||H & G Hollinshead, Lichfield|
|41.5kg||320p/kg||K Stuart & Sons, Sheffield|
|46.5kg||335p/kg||TJ & SE Ibbotson, Hathersage|
|48.8kg||325p/kg||T Hall, Radbourne|
|55.4kg||305p/kg||T Hall, Radbourne|
|32.1 – 39.0kg||To: 300p/kg||Ave: 267.67p/kg|
|39.1- 45.5kg||To: 320p/kg||Ave: 280.93p/kg|
|45.6 -52kg||To: 335p/kg||Ave: 302.03p/kg|
|52kg+||To: 305p/kg||Ave: 280.82p/kg|
130 Cull Sheep ave £114/head
A strong trade for all with continental ewes to a top of £170.
215 Store Sheep
A very good entry of 215 met outstanding trade with many men going home short on numbers and even with empty trailers.
Texel doubles to £258
Texel singles to £175
Suffolk singles to £152
Mule double to £228
Mule singles to £170
Jacob single £118
Herdwick doubles £102
Herdwick singles £92
Black Welsh single £86
Balwen singles £88
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