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.
|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.
|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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10 Texel Hoggs with Texel lambs
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