Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 25-05-2023




25th May 2023


1,007 sheep including 284 hoggs, 41 spring lambs, 297 cull sheep and 385 store sheep


41 Spring Lambs ave 351.25p/kg

Smarter sorts an excellent trade to a top of 410p/kg and £194/head.


Leading Prices:

37.6kg 410p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
34.2kg 380p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
45.0kg 388p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
46.0kg 360p/kg D Batterbee, Doveholes
58.0kg 335p/kg D Batterbee, Doveholes


284 Hoggs ave 257.75p/kg

Very much a 2-tier trade with well finished sorts in strong demand, but a number of under-finished sorts harder work and having an adverse effect on the overall average.  Top prices 329p/kg and £183/head.


Leading Prices:

37.5kg 308p/kg M Shaw, Tideswell
37.3kg 288p/kg CH Gregory, Hassop
45.2kg 329p/kg M Shaw, Tideswell
44.3kg 294p/kg Loates Bros, Retford
44.3kg 290p/kg S Barratt, Combs
49.0kg 285p/kg WG Hardy, Heage
50.5kg 280p/kg L Belfield, Ipstones
54.3kg 292p/kg W & E & I Handford, Birch Vale


297 Cull Sheep ave £99/head  

Plainer ewes looking a particularly good trade, but all types a respectable trade.  Continental ewes to a top of £185 and rams to £190.


385 Store Sheep

Another excellent entry of ewes and lambs saw demand very brisk with several potential buyers going home with empty trailers.


Suffolk Hoggs & Singles £184

Suffolk Ewes & Twins £222

Suffolk Ewes & Singles £146

Mule Hoggs & Singles £200

Mule Ewes & Twins £210

Mules Ewes & Singles £185

Cheviot Ewes & Twins £175

Cheviot Ewes & Singles £118

Lleyn Ewes & Twins £268

Lleyn Ewes & Singles £190


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Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe


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