Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 22-06-2023



22nd June 2023


321 Finished Lambs, 213 cull sheep and 42 store sheep


A smaller show of 576 sheep included 165 new season lambs with demand much improved on last week.  Best sorts sold to 352p/kg with an overall average 326.94p/kg.


Leading Prices:

35kg 338p/kg RS & EJ Longden & Son, Chinley
37.1kg 352p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
37.6kg 350p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
39.7kg 334p/kg D & J Nightingale, Kelstedge
40.4kg 335p/kg Leigh Farms, Cubley
41.2kg 338p/kg T Hall, Trusley
43.3kg 345p/kg R & A Beechener, Herts
44.2kg 343p/kg Leigh Farms, Cubley
45kg 340p/kg D Simpson, Castleton
51.4kg 318p/kg R & A Beechener, Herts



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 352p/kg Ave: 325.71p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 345p/kg Ave: 330.44p/kg
45.6 – 52.0kg To: 318p/kg Ave: 308.41p/kg
52kg +   Ave: 294p/kg


120 Hoggs

Still 120 old season lambs forward but quality very mixed.  Best meated sorts peaked at 290p/kg and £140/head, overall average 226.51p/kg.


213 Cull Sheep

A very good entry of 213 cull ewes and rams saw very brisk bidding despite rumours that the trade had collapsed.  Three excellent Texel rams from Andrew Beechener topped the day at £168, with best Texel ewes to £146, heavy Mule ewes sold in the £110-£120/head bracket.


Ewes to £146                Ave £101.15

Rams to £168                Ave £121.25


Ewes & Lambs

A total of 42 ewes and lambs still in demand with plenty of bidders for all types.


Mule Ewes with singles £136

Masham Ewes with singles £136

Texel Ewes with single £162



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Peter Oven

Market Associate