Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 18-05-2023



18th May 2023


928 sheep including 355 hoggs, 76 spring lambs, 179 cull sheep and 318 store sheep


76 Spring Lambs ave 340.05p/kg

A further increase in numbers forward and a brisk trade for all weights, albeit at less money following the National trend as more numbers come forwards.  Top prices of 390p/kg and £161 per head.


Leading Prices:

37.5kg 380p/kg AW & RA Mycock, Monyash
39.0kg 370p/kg RM Calcott, Wiggington
38.4kg 370p/kg SM & JA Rigley, Monyash
41.5kg 390p/kg N & J Young, Fairfield


355 Hoggs ave 257.34p/kg

Another firm trade on all weights, again at less money with heavier weights being easiest to sell.


Leading Prices:

35.0kg 290p/kg RB Smith, Little Hayfield
38.6kg 289p/kg P Hudson, New Mills
41.8kg 315p/kg V Sellers. Grindlow
39.8kg 294p/kg J Morley, Sheffield
51.2kg 308p/kg Harthill Highlanders, Harthill
56.6kg 290p/kg Harthill Highlanders, Harthill



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 290p/kg Ave: 254.41p/kg
39.1- 45.5kg To: 315p/kg Ave: 259.61p/kg
45.6 -52kg To: 308p/kg Ave: 268.00p/kg
52kg+ To: 290p/kg Ave: 252.99p/kg



172 Cull Sheep ave £110/head  

All types in strong demand with stronger Mules regularly over £100 and Continentals to a top of £144.


318 Store Sheep

An excellent show of 318 ewes and lambs met a packed crowd of potential buyer with numerous going home with empty trailers.  All types very well sold and more needed.

Sample Prices:

Mule doubles to £222

Mule singles to £178

Texel doubles to £235

Texel singles to £195

Suffolk Hoggs singles to £210

Suffolk doubles to £220

Suffolk singles to £180

Cont x doubles to £210

Cont x singles to £165

Lleyn Ewes & Lambs £166

Welsh Ewe & Single to £88


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Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe


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