Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale



29th June 2023


216 Finished Lambs, 60 cull sheep and 22 store sheep


A smaller show of 298 sheep included 172 new season lambs.  With several abattoirs still getting over the festival, demand was limited with small meated sorts seeing the best demand.  Overall average 255.96p/kg.


Leading Prices:

35kg 291p/kg AV Marsden, Hucklow
36.5kg 281p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
38.5kg 290p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
39.1kg 286p/kg T Hall, Radbourne
40.5kg 280p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
43kg 278p/kg T Hall, Radbourne
47.2kg 278p/kg T Hall, Radbourne
48.5kg 266p/kg S & J Rigley, Bakewell



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 291p/kg Ave: 274.51p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 286p/kg Ave: 251.44p/kg
45.6 – 52.0kg To: 278p/kg Ave: 260.52p/kg
52kg + To: 276p/kg Ave: 242.88p/kg


Old Season Lambs

To 240p/kg      Ave 223.82p/kg


60 Cull Sheep

Just 60 cull ewes and rams with Suffolks to £106 and Texels to £108, a Rouge ram to £127 and Suffolk rams to £116.


Ewes to £108                Ave £83.09

Rams to £127               Ave £109.75


Ewes & Lambs

End of season ewes and lambs still in demand with:


Jacobs to £120

Southdown to £124

Texel x to 144

Mules to £138


To compliment the weekly sale was the dispersal sale of Boer does which attracted prospective buyers from Wiltshire, Suffolk, Cheshire, Derbyshire & Staffordshire.


Does to £170

Doelings to £230

Doe Kids to £155



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Peter Oven

Market Associate