Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 28-12-2023

832 SHEEP INCLUDING 687 Finished Lambs,141 Cull Sheep & 4 Store lambs


A total entry of 832 sheep for the last sheep market at Bakewell for 2023.  The 687 lambs were a very brisk trade throughout with best butchers lambs peaking at 328p/kg, heavy butchers lambs to 338p/kg and overweights to 294p/kg.  Small Beltex sold to 330p/kg.  Top gross £175.51/head and overall market average 295.6p/kg


Leading Prices:

31.1kg 328p/kg M & C Hambleton, Taddington
33.4kg 330p/kg M & C Hambleton, Taddington
37.7kg 327p/kg P Allen, Brailsford
39.0kg 299p/kg PJ & N Townsend, Tideswell
40.2kg 317p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
41.6kg 321p/kg J & J Spillane, Buxton
42.0kg 322p/kg JW Blackshaw, Bakewell
43.0kg 320p/kg JW Blackshaw, Bakewell
43.2kg 310p/kg PJ Blackshaw, Pilsley
44.3kg 310p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
44.5kg 328p/kg M Wright, Hartington
45.7kg 318p/kg S & D Fearn, Wardlow
46.6kg 338p/kg E Ford, Tunstead Milton
46.8kg 330p/kg JW Blackshaw, Bakewell
47.8kg 314p/kg S & D Fearn, Wardlow
49.1kg 329p/kg R Warttig, Thurgoland
52.1kg 294p/kg R Warttig, Thurgoland
58.0kg 289p/kg N Goodwin, Upper Hulme
61.8kg 284p/kg N Goodwin, Upper Hulme



Upto 32kg To: 328p/kg Ave: 287.19p/kg
32.1 – 39.0kg To: 330 p/kg Ave: 292.43p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 328p/kg Ave: 297.01p/kg
45.6 – 52.0kg To: 338p/kg Ave: 295.38p/kg
52kg+ To: 294p/kg Ave: 281.58p/kg


141 Cull Sheep

Just 141 cull ewes and rams saw best shaped ewes in demand to peak at £150/head with an overall average of £88.57





Auctioneer Peter Oven FLAA
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Peter Oven

Market Associate