Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market
Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 24-03-2022
THURSDAY LUNCHTIME SHEEP SALE REPORT
24th March 2022
600 Sheep including 449 Finished Hoggs, 116 Cull Sheep and 35 Store Sheep
A very good show of 600 included 449 lambs. Demand for the handy-weight meated sorts very brisk with two pens to 330p/kg and 6 pens over the 308p/kg barrier. Top gross price of £141.24 per head. The big lambs still harder to sell with best to 224p/kg. Overall average 263.25p/kg.
|35.33kg||298p/kg||BE & TR Robinson, Tideswell|
|36kg||324p/kg||M Shaw, Tideswell|
|37.17kg||283p/kg||C Ford, Whaley Bridge|
|39kg||288p/kg||C Ford, Whaley Bridge|
|40.2kg||330p/kg||M Shaw, Tideswell|
|42.8kg||330p/kg||M Shaw, Tideswell|
|43.3kg||319p/kg||W Hague & Son, Bradfield|
|44kg||288p/kg||J Shirt & Son, Tideswell|
|32.1 – 39.0kg||To: 324p/kg||Ave: 249.75p/kg|
|39.1 – 45.5kg||To: 330p/kg||Ave: 268.82p/kg|
|45.6 – 52kg||To: 258p/kg||Ave: 242.45p/kg|
|52kg+||To: 224p/kg||Ave: 215.08p/kg|
116 Cull Sheep
Just 116 cull ewes and rams met brisk bidding with 7 different buyers operating on numerous accounts. More Cull Sheep needed to fill order books. Best Beltex ewes to £192 with Texel to £188, Mules to £138, Gritstone to £102, Swales to £93 and Jacob to £90.
Ewes to £192 Ave: £105.31
Rams to £159 Ave: £112.36
Goats to £97
35 Store Sheep
Just 35 Store Sheep this week saw feeding lambs to £82 to average £77.85. Cade lambs to £13.
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