Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 06-05-2021

706 Sheep including 17 Spring Lambs, 377 Finished Hoggs, 138 Cull Sheep & 174 Store Sheep


17 Spring Lambs ave 369p/kg to a top of 396p/kg from SM & JA Rigley, Bakewell


377 Finished Hoggs ave 299.67p/kg

A pleasing increase in numbers and an excellent trade with the average looking back a bit as a result of the number of the under finished types within the entry.  Top prices of 344p/kg and £177 per head.


Leading Prices:

35.5kg 320p/kg EA Cooper & Sons, Taddington
39.1kg 323p/kg CH Gregory, Hassop
41.5kg 323pkg HJ Archer, Scropton
42.5kg 320p/kg JP Blackshaw, Pilsley
51.5kg 344p/kg HJ Archer, Scropton



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 320p/kg Ave: 287.49p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 323p/kg Ave: 303.37p/kg
45.6 – 52kg To: 344p/kg Ave: 274.04p/kg


138 Cull Sheep Ave £124 per head

Trade on fire with continental ewes to £177.


174 Store Sheep

Another very good show of 174 Store sheep saw bidding very brisk for the ewe and lambs, especially the youger sheep.


Leading Prices:

Texel Doubles £234
Texel Singles  
Texel Hogg & Singles £188
Mule Hoggs & Singles £185
Mule Triplets £168
Mule Doubles £188
Mule Singles £145
Suffolk Singles £158
Cheviot Doubles £175


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Ivor Lowe


Property and professional services

Peter Oven

Market Associate