Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 05-11-2020

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale

983 Sheep including 776 Finished Lambs & 207 Cull Ewes

776 Lambs Av. 213.21p/kg

A sharper trade for all types in line with this week’s trend.  Similar numbers to last week with the current ‘drop & go policy’ now in place and all vendors showing stock being rewarded with a strong competitive trade throughout.

Quality well finished lambs again commanding a distinct premium to a top of 248p/kg and £114 per head.

Leading Prices:

38.6kg 247p/kg J & J Spillane, Fairfield Common
38.5kg 240p/kg D Fotherby & Sons, Wormhill
38.7kg 238p/kg Ashford Hall
43.0kg 248p/kg B Ford, Lyme Handley
43.5kg 245p/kg A Marsden, Great Hucklow
40.0kg 238p/kg E Ford, Tunstead Mitton
41.2kg 238p/kg PJ Taylor, High Peak


32.1 – 39kg To: 247p/kg Ave: 220.95p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 248p/kg Ave: 212.22p/kg
45.6 – 52kg To: 240p/kg Ave: 199.75p/kg
52kg + To: 240p/kg Ave: 197.59p/kg

207 Cull Sheep Av £68.98 per head

Another sharp trade with best continental ewes to £129.


Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe


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