Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 06-01-2022



6th January 2022


1,067 Sheep including 831 Finished Lambs, 172 Cull Sheep and 64 Store Lambs


A very good entry of 1067 sheep included 831 lambs and 172 Cull Sheep.  Demand still very brisk throughout with best lightweight sorts peaking at 347p/kg, best butchers lambs to 320p/kg and heavy butchers lambs to 298p/kg.  The best lambs grossed over £167/head and an overall market average of 275.75p/kg which included several pens of mules and horned lambs.


Leading Prices:

33.1kg 347p/kg P Ritter & Sons, Peak Forest
36.6kg 338p/kg R Bradbury, Tideswell
38kg 324p/kg MP Elliott & Son, Eyam
39.1kg 322p/kg MP Elliott & Son, Eyam
39.7kg 318p/kg AC Langridge, Uttoxeter
40.5kg 320p/kg AC Langridge, Uttoxeter
42.3kg 294p/kg MJ & H Hammersley, Litchfield
42.8kg 317p/kg S Bradbury, Tideswell
45kg 319p/kg TW Fountain, Marston Montgomery
46kg 298p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
48.2kg 284p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 347p/kg Ave: 274.3p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 320p/kg Ave: 276.8p/kg
45.6 – 52kg To: 298p/kg Ave: 267.64p/kg
52kg+ To: 260p/kg Ave: 256.3p/kg


Cull Sheep

A very good show of 172 Cull Ewes and lambs attracted very brisk bidding with best Texels to £170, Beltex x to £150, Lleyn to £137 and Jacob to £100.


Ewes to £170  Ave: £87.18

Rams to £160  Ave: £126.11


 Feeding lambs

Just 64 Feeding lambs included several longer-term sorts with a top of £91 to average £78.48.


 A Snowy Day at Bakewell Market



Thursday 13th January:  Special Entry of 18 British Toggenburg Goats.

Thursday 20th January: Special entry of 65 Mule and Texel x in lamb Ewes


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Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe


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