Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market
Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 18-05-2023
THURSDAY LUNCHTIME SHEEP SALE REPORT
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.
|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.
|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.
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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