Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 17-08-2023



17th  August 2023



611 SHEEP INCLUDING 438 Finished Lambs 119 cull sheep & 54 STORE SHEEP


A good entry of 611 sheep included 438 lambs.  Demand very good throughout with best butchers types to 310p/kg and an overall average of 262.22p/kg.


Leading Prices:

38.8kg 286p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
40.2kg 310p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
41.0kg 309p/kg E Ford, Tunstead Milton
42.7kg 281p/kg J Renshaw, Macclesfield
45.0kg 290p/kg J & M Hodgkinson, Wetton
48.8kg 270p/kg J & M Hodgkinson, Wetton
49.6kg 259p/kg DA & AM Campeau, Crowdicote



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 286p/kg Ave: 269.19p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 310p/kg Ave: 261.55p/kg
45.6 – 52.0kg To: 270p/kg Ave: 254.03p/kg
52kg+ To: 240p/kg Ave: 230.45p/kg


119 Cull Sheep

A good show of 119 cull ewes and rams saw several grazing buyers operating with pedigree Texel ewes to £172 and an overall average £97.17.  Rams to £150 ave £110.50.


Store Sheep

A mixed entry of store sheep saw ewes to £106 and ewes with lambs to £84.



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Peter Oven

Market Associate

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale