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.

Leading Prices:

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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Ivor Lowe


Property and professional services

Peter Oven

Market Associate