Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 02-05-2024

BAKEWELL MARKET

THURSDAY LUNCHTIME SHEEP SALE REPORT

2nd May

 

 

623 SHEEP INCLUDING 12 Spring Lambs, 203 Finished hoggs, 166 Cull Sheep

& 242 STORE SHEEP

 

 

242 Store Sheep

Another excellent show of ewes and lambs with plenty of bidders and many going home with empty trailers.

 

Texel x BFL with Twins £352
Texel with Twins £325
Texel x Mule with Twins £280
Derbyshire Mules with Twins £226
Cheviot with Twins £223
Texel with Singles £178
Cheviot with Singles £178
Herdwick Ewes & Lambs £104
Gritstone Ewes & Lambs £100

 

203 Hoggs ave 353.78p/kg

Stronger well finished sorts an excellent trade to 395p/kg and £224 per head, but a number of tail end sorts reflected in the overall average.

 

Leading Prices:

40.2kg 390p/kg J Shirt & Sons, Tideswell
43.3kg 385p/kg Broomhead Estates, Bolsterstone
51.2kg 388p/kg B Fitch, Little Eaton
46.0kg 380p/kg J O Sullivan, Belper
55.0kg 395p/kg Home Farm, Middleton
54.3kg 395p/kg A Swindell, Hulland Ward
55.0kg 392p/kg P Coward, Kettleshulme

 

Averages:

32.1kg – 39kg Ave 382p/kg Top 321.72p
39.1kg – 45.5kg Ave 390p/kg Top 357.13p
45.6kg – 52kg Ave 388p/kg Top 374.51p
52kg + Ave 395p/kg Top 374.68p

 

12 Spring Lambs ave 570p/kg

 

166 Cull Sheep Ave £121 Per Head

A flying trade up on last week with all types in keen demand.  Texels to £192 and Mules towards the £150 mark.

 

 

 

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Auctioneer:

Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe

Partner

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