Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 05-08-2021




5th August 2021


853 Sheep including 550 Finished Lambs, 298 Cull Sheep & 5 Store Lambs


A very good entry of 853 head of sheep included 550 lambs.  Demand right from the very first pen was very sharp with a top of 261p/kg with 6 pens over 254p/kg, the top gross was £124.91.  Overall market average 232.1p.


Leading Prices:

36.6kg 237p/kg EJ Mottram, Uttoxeter
38.2kg 240p/kg RW & R Walker, Ashgate
39kg 257p/kg J Renshaw, Macclesfield
40kg 255p/kg J Renshaw, Macclesfield
41kg 245p/kg J Shirt & Sons, Tideswell
42kg 261p/kg SM & JA Rigley, Bakewell
43kg 254p/kg G Spencer, Kirk Langley
43.6kg 256p/kg CE Mycock, Flagg
44.8kg 244p/kg SM & JA Rigley, Bakewell
45.7kg 249p/kg D Hadfield & Daughter, Wheston
47.2kg 255p/kg J Renshaw, Macclesfield
48.3kg 237p/kg JD Alcock, Elkstones
54.2kg 227p/kg CE Bingham & Sons, Youlgreave
57.3kg 218p/kg CE Bingham & Sons, Youlgreave



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 257p/kg Ave: 232.59p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 261p/kg Ave: 232.02p/kg
45.6 – 52kg To: 255p/kg Ave: 228.83p/kg
52kg+ To: 224p/kg Ave: 221.88p/kg


298 Cull Sheep

A very good entry of 298 cull ewes and rams included a large proportion of plainer sorts which had come straight from work.  Several grazing buyers in attendance saw demand very good and many more could have been sold at these high levels.  Best Beltex x ewes sold to £138, Texels to £134, Suffolks to £118, Mules to £105, BFL to £95 and Swales to £82.


Ewes to £138  Ave: £74.25

Rams to £144 Ave: £112.17


Just 1 pen of 5 little store lambs saw brisk bidding to £68/head.


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Peter Oven

Market Associate