Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 14-12-2023

894 SHEEP INCLUDING 688 Finished Lambs,159 Cull Sheep & 47 Store lambs


A total of 894 on offer included 688 lambs.  Demand good for all types with best Texel butchers lambs to 309p/kg with heavyweight types to 302p/kg and top gross of £146.90.  The overall average 256.68p/kg.


Leading Prices:

37.2kg 267p/kg MP Elliott & Son, Eyam
40.2kg 268p/kg MP Elliott & Son, Eyam
42.3kg 290p/kg JW Blackshaw, Bakewell
44.0kg 281p/kg P Furness, Monyash
45.2kg 309p/kg B Ford, Lymehandley
46.0kg 290p/kg JW Blackshaw, Bakewell
47.4kg 302p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
49.0kg 289p/kg JW Blackshaw, Bakewell
50.8kg 289p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 267 p/kg Ave: 249.99p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 309p/kg Ave: 258.02p/kg
45.6 – 52.0kg To: 302p/kg Ave: 258.81p/kg
52kg+ To: 259p/kg Ave: 248.42p/kg


159 Cull Sheep

A good entry of 159 cull ewes and rams saw best Texels to £130 to ave £73.52, Rams to £134 ave £122.


47 Store Lambs to £71 ave £57.57


Auctioneer Peter Oven FLAA
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Peter Oven

Market Associate