Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 11-03-2021

542 Sheep including 367 Finished Hoggs, 82 Cull Sheep & 93 Store Sheep

A total entry of 542 head of sheep included 367 lambs.  Demand for the meated sorts as good as seen this year with best butchers types to 342p/kg, heavy weight butchers lambs to 308p/kg and overweight cutting lambs to 282p/kg.  The best lambs grossing £157.92/head.

The overall average 302.2p/kg

Leading Prices:

34.6kg 347pkg M Shaw, Tideswell
35kg 325p/kg DO & MR Hague, Sheffield
36kg 325p/kg DO & MR Hague, Sheffield
36.1kg 346p/kg M Shaw, Tideswell
37kg 318p/kg HJ Archer, Scropton
38.3kg 320p/kg WC Barratt, Combs
40kg 306p/kg R & GR Webster, Fenny Bentley
41.1kg 340p/kg JB Fitch, Little Eaton
41.6kg 343p/kg M Shaw, Tideswell
42.5kg 334p/kg HJ Archer, Scropton
42.8kg 328p/kg J Trueman & Partner, Cheshire
43.2kg 308p/kg K Harrop, Alport
44.8kg 305p/kg GA Ball, Marston
46.6kg 308p/kg GA Ball, Marston
51.7kg 286p/kg J Trueman & Partner, Cheshire
56kg 282p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton



32.1 – 39kg To: 347p/kg Ave: 316.73p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 343p/kg Ave: 297.63p/kg
45.6 – 52kg To: 308p/kg Ave: 279.4p/kg
52kg+ To 282p/kg Ave: 264.08p/kg

82 Cull Sheep

Just 82 cull sheep but demand very brisk with best continentals to £164, Suffolk x to £127 and Mules to £120.  Rams saw both continental and Blue Faces to £126.

Ewes to £164   Ave: £109.34

Tups to £126   Ave: £101.00

 Store Sheep

In the store sheep section, a total of 93 forward included 75 feeding lambs with best sorts to £98 ave £84.35.  Just 3 pens of ewes and lambs with Llanwenog doubles to £188 average £183.33.

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