Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 13-10-2022



13th October 2022


1212 Sheep including 701 Finished Lambs, 492 Cull Sheep, 5 Store Lambs & 14 Goats


A total entry of 1212 head of stock on offer included 701 lambs.  Best meated sorts still in demand with a top of 264p/kg for butchers lambs and 262p/kg for heavyweight butchers lambs.  A larger proportion of plainer sorts within the entry was reflected in the overall average of 226.32.


Leading Prices:

33.3kg 249p/kg Allen & Storer, Taddington
34.7kg 258p/kg F Lomas, Kniveton
35.8kg 244p/kg G & JP Gibson, Rushton Spencer
40.4kg 248p/kg P Bennett & Son, Whitely Green
41.7kg 255p/kg A & J Gagie, Hilton
42.5kg 250p/kg N Hartshorn, Thorpe Salvin
43.2kg 262p/kg B Ford, Lyme Handley
44.4kg 264p/kg A & J Gagie, Hilton
46.1kg 262p/kg B Ford, Lyme Handley
46.5kg 260p/kg B Ford, Lyme Handley
47kg 247p/kg A & J Gagie, Hilton
51.2kg 238p/kg B Ford, Lyme Handley



32.1-39.0kg To: 258p/kg Ave: 223.78p/kg
39.1- 45.5kg To: 264p/kg Ave: 225.14p/kg
45.6 -52kg To: 262p/kg Ave: 230.51p/kg
52kg + To: 223p/kg  


492 Cull Sheep

A tremendous show of 492 cull and grazing ewes included a large proportion of plain and half meated ewes.  Best Texel ewes sold to £148 with Suffolks to £121, Mules to £95 and Mashams to £93.


Ewes to £148   Ave: £65.59

Rams to £112  Ave: £52.50


A special entry of Boer goats on offer this week saw Does to £148, Doe Kids to £106 and castrated kids to £89.


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Peter Oven

Market Associate