Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 27-05-2021

560 Sheep including 178 Spring Lambs, 90 Hoggs, 209 Cull Sheep & 83 Store Sheep


178 Spring Lambs ave 327.93p/kg

A pleasing increase in numbers and trade strong for all types.  Top prices of 370p/kg and £174/head.


Leading Prices:

37.8kg 370p/kg TW Fountain, Marston Montgomery
36.6kg 340p/kg D & J Nightingale, Kelstedge
43.6kg 348p/kg TW Fountain, Marston Montgomery
45.0kg 340p/kg P Hudson, New Mills
40.6kg 340p/kg M Standerwick, Tamworth
59.0kg 295p/kg D & J Nightingale, Kelstedge



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 370p/kg Ave: 333.31p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 348p/kg Ave: 325.74p/kg
45.6 – 52.0kg To: 310p/kg Ave: 304.03p/kg
52kg + To: 298p/kg Ave: 295.94p/kg


90 Finished Hoggs ave 257.40/kg

Very much a tail end sample but best sorts to 318p/kg and £173/head.


209 Cull Sheep

Trade extremely strong from start to finish with Continentals to £174, Suffolks to £147, Mules to £131 and Horned Ewes to £110


83 Store Sheep

A very good show of 83 Ewes and Lambs met a full turnout of intending buyers, and as a result an outstanding trade for all types.  Best young sorts sold to over £100/life.


Leading Prices:

Continental Ewes & Twins £268
Continental Ewes & Singles £150
Texel Ewes & Singles £150
Hampshire Hogg & Single £158
Mule Hoggs & Singles £192
Mule Hoggs & Twins £202
Mule Ewes & Twins £198
Cheviot x Ewe & Twins £258
Southdown Ewe & Single £160
Gritstone Ewe & Single £104


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Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe


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