Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market
Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 31-08-2023
THURSDAY LUNCHTIME SHEEP SALE REPORT
24th August 2023
718 SHEEP INCLUDING 611 Finished Lambs & 107 cull sheep
611 Lambs ave 244.95p/kg
Very much a 2-tier trade with quality well finished fed lambs in keen demand, but anything other harder work. Top prices of 304p/kg and £128/head.
|33.9kg||291p/kg||JH Bennett, Branside|
|38.6kg||285p/kg||SJ & L White, Wingerworth|
|42.3kg||304p/kg||G Ford, Tunstead Milton|
|42.1kg||298p/kg||A & B Simpson, Bradwell|
|45.7kg||268p/kg||A Ford, Sattersford|
|32.1 – 39.0kg||To: 291p/kg||Ave: 255.54p/kg|
|39.1 – 45.5kg||To: 304p/kg||Ave: 243.36p/kg|
|45.6 – 52.0kg||To: 268p/kg||Ave: 232.44p/kg|
|52kg+||To: 214p/kg||Ave: 211.05p/kg|
107 Cull Sheep
Trade well in line, with continental ewes to £140. A number of horned ewes within the entry reflected in the average and a number of grazing purchasers present.
18 Store Lambs
Plenty of interest for a generally small sample to a top of £68.
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