Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 02-02-2023



2nd February 2023


888 Sheep including 568 Finished Hoggs, 159 Culls & 161 In Lamb Ewes


568 Hoggs ave 217.36p/kg

Trade again very steady in line with National trend with well finished sheep keenly bid for but a number of plainer sorts bringing the overall average back.  Top prices of 290p/kg and £142/head.


Leading Prices:

34.0kg 256p/kg RB Smith, Little Hayfield
37.4kg 250p/kg D Fotherby & Sons, Wormhill
44.0kg 290p/kg M Shaw, Tideswell
41.5kg 258p/kg AC Langridge, Fole
41.6kg 248p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
50.2kg 235p/kg M Shaw, Tideswell



32.1-39.0kg To: 256p/kg Ave: 205.07p/kg
39.1- 45.5kg To: 290p/kg Ave: 221.72p/kg
45.6 -52kg To: 260p/kg Ave: 210.18p/kg
52kg+ To: 235p/kg Ave: 202.99p/kg


159 Cull Sheep ave £61 per head

Trade similar to recent weeks with continental ewes to £156.


161 In Lamb Ewes

The special entry of in lamb ewes from R&S Salisbury, Abney created significant interest with Texel ewes scanned in lamb to a top of £228 and Texel shearlings at the same money from BA & SW Mills, Redmires.


Further in lamb ewes booked in for next week!


Keep checking our Facebook page for further details on Special Entries!


Ivor Lowe


Property and professional services

Peter Oven

Market Associate