Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 01-06-2023



1st June 2023


597 sheep including 174 Finished Lambs, 203 hoggs, 147 cull sheep and 74 store sheep


174 Spring Lambs ave 339.11p/kg

An increase in numbers forward and trade respectable given the falling trade seen throughout the week. Well finished sorts commanding a significant premium with top prices of 375p/kg and £163/head.


Leading Prices:

39.0kg 375p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
37.5kg 374p/kg B & L Lovatt, Stone
40.0kg 378p/kg N & J Young, Fairfield
44.7kg 365p/kg FG & JR Critchlow, Sheen



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 375p/kg Ave: 351.12p/kg
39.1- 45.5kg To: 378p/kg Ave: 335.59p/kg


203 Hoggs ave 254.88p/kg

Trade similar to last week with the better end an excellent trade, but a number of under finished sorts within the entry.


Leading Prices:

34.0kg 268p/kg C Gregory, Hassop
41.8kg 280p/kg OR Prince & Partners, Hoar Cross
47.0kg 300p/kg JM Grindey, Ashbourne
45.6kg 288p/kg MJ & H Hammersley, Farewell
45.6kg 280p/kg H & G Hollinshead, Lichfield
53.7kg 296p/kg T Hall, Radbourne



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 268p/kg Ave: 239.17/kg
39.1- 45.5kg To: 280p/kg Ave: 264.13p/kg
45.6 -52kg To: 300p/kg Ave: 268.08p/kg
52kg+ To: 296p/kg Ave: 258.97p/kg


146 Cull Sheep ave £85/head  

An excellent trade for all with continental ewes to £168 and tups £189.


74 Store Sheep

A reduced entry of with lambs at foot, but plenty of interest in all types.


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Ivor Lowe


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