Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 05-05-2022



5th May 2022


715 Sheep including 40 Spring Lambs, 211 Finished Hoggs, 112 Cull Sheep and 352 Store Sheep



40 Spring Lambs ave 332.70p/kg

Trade well in line with the national trend for a small entry with a top price of 350p/kg.


Leading Prices:

30.3kg 340p/kg L Wright, Hartington
40.2kg 350p/kg SM & JA Rigley, Bakewell
44.0kg 342p/kg M Standerwick, Tamworth


211 Hoggs ave 248p/kg

Very much a tail end entry but those with cover still keenly sought after to a top of 275p/kg.


112 Cull Sheep

A smaller entry of 112 cull ewes and rams saw trade still brisk after the end of festival with heavyweight ewes to £156 to average £97.21 and rams £146 average £85.

Amongst the entry was a goat dispersal which attracted may different customers after a last-minute advert on facebook.


Nanny & Kid    £110

In kid Nannys  £138

Billy Goat        £130

Young Goats   £62


343 Store & Breeding Sheep

An outstanding entry of 343 Store & Breeding sheep saw buyers from all surrounding counties as well as Derbyshire.  The best shaped Texel outfits attracted very brisk bidding with prices even up on recent high levels and more could have been sold to vendors advantage.


Texel Doubles             £300

Texel Singles               £185

Welsh Mule Doubles  £212

Mule Shearlings          £200

Mule Doubles             £182

Derbyshire Mule

Hoggs & Singles          £160

Suff Hoggs & Singles   £150

Texel Hoggs & Singles £156

Kerry Ewe & Single     £124

Cheviot Ewe & Single  £120

Swale Ewe & single     £130


Texel x Mule Running Hoggs  £126

Mule Running Hoggs              £125


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Ivor Lowe


Property and professional services

Peter Oven

Market Associate