Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 26-10-2023

852 SHEEP INCLUDING 609 Finished Lambs, 198 cull sheep & 45 Store Sheep


609 Lambs ave 246.88p/kg

Dry well finished lambs still a strong trade but a number of wet under finished lambs pulling the average back.  Top prices of 310p/kg and £150 per head.


Leading Prices:

34.0kg 310p/kg JH & IEA Bennett, Branside
36.2kg 297p/kg N Townsend, Tideswell Moor
37.0kg 290p/kg T & JM White, High Bradfield
41.8kg 292p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
45.0kg 290p/kg B Ford, Lymehandley
46.5kg 300p/kg AC Langridge, Fole



25.5 – 32.0kg To: 290p/kg Ave: 257.48p/kg
32.1 – 39.0kg To: 310p/kg Ave: 254.92p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 292p/kg Ave: 241.86p/kg
45.6 – 52.0kg To: 300p/kg Ave: 253.55p/kg
52kg+ To: 246p/kg Ave: 226.08p/kg


198 Cull Sheep ave £70 per head

A similar trade to last week with a strong demand for all to a top of £142.


45 Store Sheep

Plenty of interest with lambs and goats to £118.


Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe


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