Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 29-04-2021

813 Sheep including 284 Finished Hoggs, 191 Cull Sheep & 335 Store Sheep


284 Finished Hoggs ave 316.62p/kg

Another excellent trade with all bar the heaviest types in strong demand.  Top prices of £178 per head from Andrew Marsden, Great Hucklow and 364p/kg from P Langton, Kilburn.

Leading Prices:

34.0kg 320p/kg ER Needham, Dronfield
40.7kg 364p/kg P Langton, Kilburn
44.0kg 336p/kg R Swift & Sons, Little Onn
46.2kg 338p/kg J Bird, Derby
54.0kg 330p/kg A Marsden, Great Hucklow



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 320p/kg Ave: 312.45p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 328p/kg Ave: 306.91p/kg
45.6 – 52kg To: 301p/kg Ave: 281.15p/kg


A few Spring lambs forward attracted keen interest and selling for 355p/kg.


191 Cull Sheep Ave £92 per head

Trade sharp for all types to a top of £156 for strong Continental ewes.

 325 Store Sheep

325 store sheep included 20 well grown ewe hoggs from local flock and attracted very keen bidding, sold in two lots and bidding finished at £162 and £160/head.  In the ewes and lambs plenty of buyers were present, but a lot more selective this week with best young ewes with strong lambs seeing the best trade.  With grass in short supply the older ewes with young lambs being a lot harder to sell.

Leading Prices:

Texel ewes with twin Texel lambs £248
Texel ewes with single Texel lambs £162
Texel x hogg with single Texel lambs £168
Mule Hogg with Texel x single lamb £155
Mule ewes with twin Texel lambs £182
Mule ewes with twin Suffolk lambs £180
Mule ewes with single Texel lamb £114


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Already entered – 10 Mule Hoggs with Texel lambs

10 Texel Hoggs with Texel lambs


Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe


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