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.
|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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