Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 04-01-2024

572 SHEEP INCLUDING 453 Finished Lambs,107 Cull Sheep & 12 Store SHEEP


453 Hoggs ave 285.43p/kg

Not surprisingly a reduced entry given the recent wet weather conditions.  Well finished stronger types looking an excellent trade to a top of 337p/kg and £183/head from Miss E Ford, Tunstead Milton.


Leading Prices:

38.8kg 312p/kg JW Blackshaw, Sheldon
40.7kg 320p/kg JW Blackshaw, Sheldon
45.5kg 330p/kg AC Langridge, Fole
46.0kg 337p/kg AC Langridge, Fole
49.1kg 328p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
61.6kg 298p/kg E Ford, Tunstead Milton



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 312 p/kg Ave: 253.92p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 330p/kg Ave: 290.75p/kg
45.6 – 52.0kg To: 337p/kg Ave: 289.86p/kg
52kg+ To: 298p/kg Ave: 282.14p/kg


107 Cull Sheep

A very middling entry but a respectable trade for what they were with Mule ewes to £89 and continental tups to £144.





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Peter Oven

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