Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 07-03-2024



7th March


713 SHEEP INCLUDING 583 Finished hoggs, 122 Cull Sheep & 8 STORE SHEEP


583 Hoggs ave 344.02p/kg

An improved entry both in terms of numbers and quality with an improved trade following the national trend.  Bigger well finished sorts looking best sold with top prices of 390p/kg and £201 per head.  Overall average £144 per head


Leading Prices:

38.4kg 390p/kg M Shaw, Tideswell
43.7kg 388p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
44.2kg 385p/kg TB Dalton, Brailsford
43.6kg 380p/kg R Hodgson & Son, Kettleshulme
46.1kg 380p/kg R Hodgson & Son, Kettleshulme
45.7kg 380p/kg RH Bunting, Friden
53.0kg 380p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 340p/kg Ave: 302.35p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 380p/kg Ave: 337.34p/kg
45.6 – 52.0kg To: 382p/kg Ave: 347.23p/kg
52kg+ To: 340p/kg Ave: 317.13p/kg


122 Cull Sheep

An excellent trade for all with continental ewes to £198 and tups to £186.


8 Store Sheep


Just a small show but plenty of demand with many more needed to fill order books.

Texel with doubles to £328 & £300

Texel with single to £270


All through ewes and lambs averaged £112.25/head









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Peter Oven

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