Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 11-05-2023



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.


Leading Prices:

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.


Leading Prices:

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.

Sample Prices:

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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Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe


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