Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 21-09-2023

973 SHEEP INCLUDING 776 Finished Lambs, 195 cull sheep & 2 Store Sheep


776 Lambs ave 244.16p/kg

Lamb trade a little easier but short well finished types still a similar trade to last week with tops of 306p/kg on 2 occasions, but a number of lambs lacking too much finish showing the effects of the recent wet weather and reflected in the overall average.


Leading Prices:

31.0kg 290p/kg L Smithem, Chesterfield
38.7kg 285p/kg T & JM White, High Bradfield
38.0kg 306p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
41.0kg 306p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
42.6kg 300p/kg B Ford, Lymehandley
44.7kg 294p/kg D Fotherby & Sons, Wormhill
49.0kg 295p/kg Elsie Ford, Tunstead Milton
46.6kg 285p/kg B Ford, Lymehandley



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 306p/kg Ave: 248.34p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 306p/kg Ave: 242.05p/kg
45.6 – 52.0kg To: 295p/kg Ave: 334.31p/kg
52kg+ To: 234p/kg Ave: 227.59p/kg


195 Cull Sheep ave £52 per head

Another strong trade for a generally plainer sample with some runs of Welsh ewes within the entry.  Top price of £106/head.




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Peter Oven

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