Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 14-01-2021

666 Sheep including 503 Finished Hoggs, 98 Cull Sheep & 65 Store Sheep

503 Finished Hoggs Av. 256.86p/kg

A reduced entry, no doubt a result of the recent rain and snowy weather, but those who braved the conditions were rewarded by a strong trade.

All weights in keen demand with top prices of £131 per head and 305p/kg.

Leading Prices:

38.6kg 284p/kg DM Elliott, Little Hucklow
38.0kg 269p/kg F.L Lomas, Kniveton
41.4kg 305p/kg M Shaw, Tideswell
43.3kg 300p/kg AC Langridge, Fole
42.0kg 300p/kg J Trueman, Cheshire
44.7kg 287p/kg C Ford, Tunstead Milton
44.2kg 282p/kg TR Lomas, North Rode
53.0kg 238p/kg C Clamp, Newall


32.1 – 39kg To: 284p/kg Ave: 251.66p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 305p/kg Ave: 258.75p/kg
45.6 – 52kg To: 269p/kg Ave: 235.60p/kg
52kg + To: 238p/kg Ave: 208.96p/kg


98 Cull Sheep Av £92/head

An excellent trade with best continentals to £145.

32 Store Lambs

An excellent trade to a top of £84.

33 In Lamb Ewes

Creating significant interest with numerous potential purchasers looking but, in many cases, going home empty handed.  Top prices of £129 per head.

Already entered for next week are 62 NC Mule Ewes, full and broken mouth and scanned over 200%.


Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe


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