Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 07-07-2022



7th July 2022

728 Sheep including 416 Finished Lambs, 305 Ewes & Rams & 7 Store Sheep


A total entry of 728 sheep included 370 new season lambs.  With many abattoirs full on numbers ready for the festival demand was limited, with only stronger well meated sorts wanted.  Best butchers lambs peaked at 328p/kg with heavy butchers lambs to 316p/kg and top gross of £151/head.

The overall average 294.69p/kg.


Leading Prices:

37.5kg 298p/kg DL Batterbee, Doveholes
38.5kg 328p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
40.2kg 316p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
42.2kg 312p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
42.8kg 312p/kg J & C Hibbert, Quarndon
45.5kg 300p/kg Boden & Davies, Mellor
47.6kg 316p/kg P Oven, Ashbourne
48.1kg 300p/kg Boden & Davies, Mellor
52.3kg 289p/kg Boden & Davies, Mellor



32.1-39.0kg To: 328p/kg Ave: 291.6p/kg
39.1-45.5kg To: 316p/kg Ave: 296.1p/kg
45.6-52kg To: 316p/kg Ave: 296.7p/kg
52kg+ To: 289p/kg Ave: 277.66p/kg


In the Old Season Lambs a total of 46 saw best to 202p/kg to average 174.81p/kg.


305 Cull Sheep

A tremendous entry of 305 cull ewes and rams included a large proportion of plainer and hill bred ewes which was reflected in the overall average.  Best Texels to £153 with Suffolks to £130 and Mules to £119.


Ewes to £153  Ave £80.08


Just 7 Store Sheep saw ewes and lambs to £128


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Peter Oven

Market Associate