Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market
Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale Report 11-08-2022
THURSDAY LUNCHTIME SHEEP SALE REPORT
11th August 2022
440 Sheep including 325 Finished Lambs, 105 Cull Sheep & 10 Store Sheep
The small show of 440 sheep on offer in the regular Thursday market included 325 finished lambs. Several of the store lamb buyers came across and bid on the smaller and plainer sorts. Best butchers lambs sold to 290p/kg for one lamb from Elsie Ford with her dads lambs to 283p/kg. Overall average 239.33p/kg.
|38.8kg||245p/kg||JF Kirkham, Hartington|
|39kg||244p/kg||E Mather, Brassington|
|40.6kg||283p/kg||G Ford, Tunstead Milton|
|41kg||290p/kg||E Ford, Tunstead Milton|
|43.7kg||249p/kg||W Watson & Son, Hope|
|44.1kg||262p/kg||G Ford, Tunstead Milton|
|47kg||247p/kg||JH Byard, Chesterfield|
|52kg||245p/kg||A Birchenough, Doveholes|
|55kg||234p/kg||CA Heathcote, Kniveton|
|32.1-39.0kg||To: 245p/kg||Ave: 231.77p/kg|
|39.1-45.5kg||To: 290p/kg||Ave: 240.9p/kg|
|45.6-52kg||To: 247p/kg||Ave: 234.45p/kg|
|52kg+||To: 234p/kg||Ave: 222.02p/kg|
A total of 105 cull ewes and rams saw a lot of plainer sorts, but with grazing buyers operating there was demand for all types. Best pedigree Texels peaked at £190, ewes averaged £77.70
Rams to £148 ave £128.50.
Just 3 Mule ewes with 7 Texel and Suffolk lambs sold at £255/family.
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