Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 25-04-2024




25th April


630 SHEEP INCLUDING 151 Finished hoggs, 108 Cull Sheep




346 Store Sheep

An excellent entry of ewe & lamb couples totalling 129 ewes with 217 lambs averaged a credible £83.74 per life, with singles to a top of £235 and twins to £338.

A packed alleyway of potential purchasers ensured a strong trade for all types with a sample of prices shown below.

Many more could have been sold with a total clearance easily achieved and large entries are required for the coming weeks.


Cheviot Ewes with Twins £235 JD Wood, Derwent
Mule Ewes with Twins £211 PN Allen, Wincle
Texel Hogg with Singles £205 D Wainwright, Cold Eaton
Mule Shearlings with Twins £270 D Wainwright, Cold Eaton
23 Mule Shearlings & 36 Lambs £230 NW Goodwin, Tansley
Texel Full Mouth Ewes with Singles £220 AP Pugh, Pilsley
Texel Full Mouth Ewes with Twins £338 AP Pugh, Pilsley
Dutch Spotted Ewes with Singles £202 C Hadfield, Wheston
4 Derbyshire Gritstone Ewes with 4 Lambs £152 S Brennan, Whaley Bridge


151 Hoggs ave 324.21p/kg

Stronger well finished types still a respectable trade with tops of 370p/kg and £204 per head, but a number of plainer sorts reflected in the average.


Leading Prices:

43.6kg 370p/kg AV Marsden, Great Hucklow
43.7kg 352p/kg RA Beechener, Pegsdon
46.2kg 342p/kg J Tavenor & Co, Great Haywood
57.5kg 355p/kg RA Beechener, Pegsdon


Spring Lambs

A small entry of Spring lambs topped at 410p/kg from P Yates, Champion Farm.


108 Cull Sheep Ave £124 Per Head

Another excellent trade with continentals to £192 and strong Mules in the £130’s.




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Ivor Lowe


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Peter Oven

Market Associate