Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 28-03-2024

324 SHEEP INCLUDING 84 Finished hoggs, 131 Cull Sheep & 109 STORE SHEEP

 

84 Hoggs

 

Not surprisingly a small pre-Easter Bank Holiday entry for a very much tail end sample with a top price of 372p/kg.

 

Leading Prices:

35.1kg 330p/kg Dishfield Farm, Sutton on the Hill
40.3kg 355p/kg PR & PM Atkin, Snake
50.2kg 372p/kg J Renshaw, Macclesfield
47.8kg 360p/kg J Renshaw, Macclesfield
53.0kg 330p/kg MP Elliott, Eyam

 

Averages:

32.1kg – 39kg Ave 317.71p/kg Top 330p
39.1kg – 45.5kg Ave 347.18p/kg Top 355p
45.6kg – 52kg Ave 356.84p/kg Top 372p

 

131 Cull Sheep Ave £93.30 Per Head

A strong trade for all with a top price of £147.

 

 

 

109 Store Sheep

A respectable entry with store hoggs meeting particularly keen interest with a top of £112 and an overall average of just over £97/head.

Despite the wet weather conditions still plenty of interest in the ewes and lambs with sample prices as follows:

 

Texel doubles £205

Suffolk doubles £212

Suffolk doubles £162

Zwartble doubles £205

 

 

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Auctioneer:

Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe

Partner

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