Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market
Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale Report 04-05-2023
THURSDAY LUNCHTIME SHEEP SALE REPORT
4th May 2023
911 sheep including 517 hoggs, 53 spring lambs, 182 cull sheep and 159 store sheep
53 Spring Lambs ave 392.72p/kg
An excellent trade for all with top prices of 438p/kg and £182/head.
517 Hoggs ave 282.48/kg
A sharper trade for all with a lot of heavier weights within the entry. Top prices of 335p/kg and £175/head. Overall average £131/head.
|B Fitch, Little Eaton
|H Rickards, Slaley
|J Simpson, Hope Valley
|RJG Swift, High Peak
|H & G Holllinshead, Lichfield
|A Hunter, Hognaston
182 Cull Sheep ave £109/head
An excellent trade for all, especially the plainer sorts to a top of £174
159 Store Sheep
Something for everybody in the store section with a few hoggs still in demand to £79.
A total of 30 Hebridean ewes suitable for dog training or conservation grazing attracted brisk bidding to £60 to average £56.80.
In the ewes and lambs plenty of buyers out to fill the grass paddocks. Best Texel ewes saw most demand.
Texel doubles to £186
Texel singles to £180
Cross bred ewes with strong twins to £252
Mule doubles £176
Cheviot singles £106
Herdwick singles £71
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