Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 15-02-2024

728 SHEEP INCLUDING 496 Finished Lambs, 95 Cull Sheep & 137 STORE SHEEP

 

496 Hoggs ave 304.46p/kg

A busier day with a total of 48 vendors consigning stock.  Trade for the hoggs a little easier than earlier in the week, but that said a number of plainer runs within the entry reflected in the overall average.  Top prices today of 370p/kg and £172 per head and averaging £128 per head.

 

Leading Prices:

38.5kg 335p/kg M Shaw, Tideswell
39.3kg 370p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
45.4kg 348p/kg B Fitch, Little Eaton
48.0kg 345p/kg AC Langridge, Fole
53.0kg 315p/kg WD Sessions, Trusley

 

Averages:

32.1 – 39.0kg To: 335 p/kg Ave: 298.77p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 370p/kg Ave: 307.48p/kg
45.6 – 52.0kg To: 345p/kg Ave: 311.30p/kg
52kg+ To: 315p/kg Ave: 299.32p/kg

 

95 Cull Sheep ave £73 per head

A strong trade for all with a number of plainer horned ewes within the entry.  Top price £151.

 

137 Store Sheep including 585 Hoggs and 52 in lamb Ewes

A respectable entry of store lambs created considerable interest to a top of £101 ave £82 and the in lamb ewes looking well sold with Mules to £122 and Texels to £216.

 

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Auctioneer:

Ivor Lowe

Partner

Property and professional services

Peter Oven

Market Associate