Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market
Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 02-03-2023
THURSDAY LUNCHTIME SHEEP SALE REPORT
2nd March 2023
548 Sheep including 319 Lambs, 158 Culls & 71 Store Sheep
A total entry of 548 sheep included 319 lambs. First new season lambs of the season for Thursday saw the best selling at 288p/kg with the average of 264.367p/kg. In the old season lambs 316 on offer of mixed quality with best meated sorts peaking at 280p/kg (twice) and overall market average 224.35p/kg.
|36.2kg||252p/kg||S Bradbury, Tideswell|
|40.2kg||260p/kg||D Edgecox, Onecote|
|41.0kg||235p/kg||GA Waller, Bollington|
|45.0kg||280p/kg||G Ford, Tunstead Milton|
|46.6kg||280p/kg||G Ford, Tunstead Milton|
|48.0kg||240p/kg||G Ford, Tunstead Milton|
|49.6kg||250p/kg||G Ford, Tunstead Milton|
|51.3kg||220p/kg||K Harrop, Alport|
|32.1-39.0kg||To: 252p/kg||Ave: 223.02p/kg|
|39.1- 45.5kg||To: 280p/kg||Ave: 228.09p/kg|
|45.6 -52kg||To: 280p/kg||Ave: 228.64p/kg|
In the cull ewes and rams best meated sorts in short supply to peak at £118 for continental with Mules in the £85-£95 bracket. A large proportion of horned and plain ewes was reflected in the overall average.
Ewes to £118 Ave £223.02
Rams to £68
Store & Breeding Sheep
Just 71 store and breeding sheep on offer this week included 47 in lamb sheep with a special entry of 5 Grey Faced Dartmoor ewes scanned in lamb to the Dartmoor attracting keen bidding. One ewe close to lambing sold at £140 with a further 4 selling at £132 each. Mule ewe hoggs scanned in lamb to Beltex sold to £102 (twice)
24 feeding lambs sold to a top of £68 to average £60.92.
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Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale