Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 04-04-2024





4th April


406 SHEEP INCLUDING 6 spring lambs, 257 Finished hoggs, 78 Cull Sheep & 65 STORE SHEEP



8 Spring Lambs ave 455.07p/kg

38.5kg                 460p/kg             Thorp Farms, Baslow


257 Hoggs


Better well finished sorts still an excellent trade with heavier sorts to tops of £210 per head and 465p/kg but a number of smaller under finished types depressing the overall average.


Leading Prices:

36.0kg 420p/kg HJ Hitchcock, Whitewells Lane
45.3kg 465p/kg HJ Hitchcock, Whitewells Lane
43.5kg 390p/kg DR Flower, Alstonefield
52.0kg 405p/kg WB & DE Gyte, Barmoor Clough
46.0kg 392p/kg A & A Spooner, Macc Forest
48.8kg 392p/kg MR Walker, Alport
52.1kg 395p/kg PR & PM Atkin, Snake



32.1kg – 39kg Ave 342.8p/kg Top 420p
39.1kg – 45.5kg Ave 368.64p/kg Top 465p
45.6kg – 52kg Ave 392.11p/kg Top 405p
52kg+ Ave 348.17p/kg Top 395p/kg


 78 Cull Sheep Ave £120 Per Head

A sharper trade for all with strong Texels to £213.


65 Store Sheep

Just a small show of store sheep included 39 Ewes and Lambs with plenty of bidders for all types.  A run of 2 Zwartble Ewes with strong Texel x Lambs suitable to turn straight out attracted the most interest with doubles to £235 and £220 and singles to £200.

Mule Ewe with young singles to £150.


Feeding Hoggs

Just 26 Feeding Hoggs this week, still very well sold with Texel x to £98 and Char x to £96.




















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Peter Oven

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