Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 12-11-2020

Thursday 12th November 2020

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale

1098 Sheep including 870 Finished Lambs ,216 Cull Ewes & 9 Store Lambs


870 Lambs Av. 190.64p/kg

A more difficult lamb trade in line with the National trend, but a number of lambs lacking finish affecting the overall average.  Best sorts to a top of 232p/kg and grossing at £100 per head.

Leading Prices:

38.8kg 219p/kg FH Sargent, Derby
43.8kg 232p/kg C Ford, Whaley Bridge
41.7kg 230p/kg A Marsden, Great Hucklow
39.4kg 226p/kg RB Smith, Little Hayfield
45.3kg 220p/kg B Ford, Lyme Handley
47.6kg 212p/kg A Marsden, Great Hucklow



32.1 – 39kg To: 219p/kg Ave: 187.76p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 232p/kg Ave: 191.62p/kg
45.6 – 52kg To: 212p/kg Ave: 186.39p/kg
52kg + To: 175p/kg Ave: 172.82p/kg



216 Cull Sheep Av £61.72 per head

Another competitive trade, albeit back a little on the week.  Continental Ewes to £120.



Mark Elliott


Farm and dispersal sales, livestock auctioneer

Peter Oven

Market Associate