Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 18-01-2024

550 SHEEP INCLUDING 378 Finished Lambs,65 Cull Sheep & 107 STORE SHEEP


378 Hoggs ave 260p/kg

Stronger well finished types met a firm level of demand to tops of 330p/kg and £176 per head, but a number of tail end types within the entry depressing the overall average.


Leading Prices:

37.1kg 290p/kg JW Blackshaw, Bakewell
41.2kg 320p/kg D Edgecox, Onecote
42.2kg 300p/kg JW Blackshaw, Sheldon
48.2kg 330p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
47.7kg 300p/kg DL Batterbee, Doveholes
52.3kg 300p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 290 p/kg Ave: 256.10p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 320p/kg Ave: 257.0p/kg
45.6 – 52.0kg To: 330p/kg Ave: 267.72p/kg
52kg+ To: 300p/kg Ave: 282.91p/kg


65 Cull Sheep ave £51.60 per head

A firmer trade to a top of £116 with a larger proportion of plainer and horned ewes within the entry with plenty of grazing customers present.


107 Store Sheep

The annual consignment of Mule in lamb ewes from Hayden Fletcher, Peak Forest attracted plenty of considerable interest with a top of £154 and trade up on last year.


Mule Ewes to £154

Jacob Ewes to £104

Texel Ewes to £120

Cheviot Ewes to £92



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