Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 03-06-2021

519 Sheep including 291 Finished Lambs, 40 Hoggs, 146 Cull Sheep & 40 Store Sheep


291 Spring Lambs ave 335.47p/kg

A further increase in numbers and an excellent trade for all types and weights.  Graham Ford topped the trade with a bunch of first draw lambs at 360p/kg with top prices at £149 per head and an overall average at £130/head.


Leading Prices:

38.2kg 360p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
38.1kg 359p/kg R Ellson, Stafford
38.6kg 351p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
39.5kg 348p/kg M Standerwick, Tamworth
39.6kg 346p/kg W Cooper, Matlock



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 360p/kg Ave: 336.43p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 346p/kg Ave: 334.57p/kg


146 Cull Sheep Ave £111/head

Another excellent trade with Continental Ewes to £167 and Mules to £145.


40 Store Sheep

A small entry, but potential buyers with grass growing out of their ears saw demand as good as seen this year.

Keep further entries coming as there is plenty of buyers out there.

Leading Prices:

Texel Doubles £300 & £298
Dorset Singles £180
Easy care Singles £152
Jacob £74/life


Keep checking our Facebook page for further details on special entries!


Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe


Property and professional services

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale