Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market
Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 18-03-2021
671 Sheep including 434 Finished Hoggs, 85 Cull Sheep & 153 Store Sheep
434 Finished Hoggs ave 286.16p/kg
Trade perhaps a shade easier with a number of plainer sorts within the entry affecting the average accordingly. Best sorts upwards of 300p/kg to a top of 324p/kg and £146 per head.
|29.8kg||298p/kg||DO & MR Hague, Storrs|
|38.3kg||300p/kg||JA Bryer & Son, Windley|
|41.6kg||324p/kg||JB Drabble, Tideswell Moor|
|40.0kg||308p/kg||D Hudson, Marple Bridge|
|42.5kg||304p/kg||G Ford, Tunstead Milton|
|45.5kg||298p/kg||H & G Hollinshead, Lichfield|
|48.7kg||300p/kg||JB Drabble, Tideswell Moor|
|52.8kg||284p/kg||J Brough & Son, Rudyard|
|25.5 – 32.0kg||To: 298p/kg||Ave: 266.76p/kg|
|32.1 – 39kg||To: 300p/kg||Ave: 279.03p/kg|
|39.1 – 45.5kg||To: 324p/kg||Ave: 291.19p/kg|
|45.6 – 52kg||To: 300p/kg||Ave: 273.09p/kg|
|52kg+||To 278p/kg||Ave: 223.69p/kg|
85 Cull Sheep Ave £70 per head
Another strong trade with continental ewes from Graham Ford topping the sale at £146, but with a large proportion of horned ewes within the entry.
153 Store Sheep
90 Store Hoggs Ave £76 per head
Another excellent trade with a top of £86.
19 Ewes with Lambs at foot
Plenty of potential purchasers present with average of over £60 per life and more expected for next week.
5 Mule shearlings with 6 lambs £178
4 Tex x ewes with 6 lambs £156
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