Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market
Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 15-12-2022
THURSDAY LUNCHTIME SHEEP SALE REPORT
15th December 2022
946 Sheep including 657 Finished Lambs, 164 Cull Sheep & 125 Store Sheep
Despite a bitterly cold morning a total of 946 sheep turned up. Buyers were out in force with demand good for all types. Best meated butchers lambs sold to 308p/kg with heavyweight butchers lambs to 294p/kg and overweight meated lambs to 268p/kg. Top gross of £142/head and overall average 242.75p/kg.
|35kg||258p/kg||E & A Cork, Hazlewood|
|37.7kg||272p/kg||JB Drabble, Tideswell|
|38.5kg||290p/kg||T Fountain, Marston|
|39.3kg||264p/kg||T Fountain, Marston|
|40kg||268p/kg||MP Elliott & Son, Eyam|
|41.3kg||284p/kg||Thorpe Farms, Baslow|
|43kg||269p/kg||D Fotherby & Sons, Wormhill|
|44.8kg||276p/kg||D Fotherby & Sons, Wormhill|
|45.5kg||308p/kg||G Ford, Tunstead Milton|
|45.5kg||297p/kg||B Ford, Lymehandley|
|46.4kg||294p/kg||G Ford, Tunstead Milton|
|47.2kg||270p/kg||B Ford, Lymehandley|
|48.7kg||260p/kg||B Ford, Lymehandley|
|50.3kg||259p/kg||D Fotherby & Son, Wormhill|
|53kg||268p/kg||M Foster, Whaley Bridge|
|32.1-39.0kg||To: 290p/kg||Ave: 241.41p/kg|
|39.1- 45.5kg||To: 308p/kg||Ave: 243.09p/kg|
|45.6 -52kg||To: 294p/kg||Ave: 248.14p/kg|
|52kg+||To: 268p/kg||Ave: 226.76/kg|
164 Cull Sheep
A total of 164 cull ewes and rams included a larger proportion of plain ewes. Best heavy Texels to £180, Mules to £90 and horned ewes to £74. Best continental rams to £140.
Ewes to £180 Ave £64.66
Rams to £140 Ave £94.46
125 Store Sheep
A total of 125 store lambs all of which were medium to long term types with best Texel cross to £75.
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