Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 09-11-2023

1,232 SHEEP INCLUDING 909 Finished Lambs, 291 cull sheep & 32 Store sheep


909 Lambs ave 268.10p/kg

An improved entry met a sharp increase in trade with a top price of 335p/kg and £154 per head.  Very much a 2-tier trade with well finished lambs commanding a significant premium, but a number of lambs showing the effects of the recent wet weather and selling at slightly discounted rates.


Leading Prices:

33.6kg 335p/kg JH & IEA Bennett & Sons, Branside
35.0kg 294p/kg P Brandon, Kirk Langley
43.4kg 325p/kg AC Langridge, Fole
41.0kg 318p/kg D Simpson, Castleton
41.8kg 314p/kg P Brandon, Kirk Langley
45.5kg 302p/kg A & B Simpson, Bradwell
47.0kg 296p/kg A & B Simpson, Bradwell
55.0kg 280p/kg N Hartshorn, Thorpe Salvin



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 335 p/kg Ave: 270.96p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 325p/kg Ave: 267.53p/kg
45.6 – 52.0kg To: 296p/kg Ave: 264.96p/kg
52kg+ To: 280p/kg Ave: 257.66p/kg


291 Cull Sheep ave £78 per head

Trade strong for all with continentals to £140 and strong Mules in to the £90’s.


32 Store Sheep

Plenty of interest with long term store lambs to £77.


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Ivor Lowe


Property and professional services

Peter Oven

Market Associate