Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale Report 07-12-2023

569 SHEEP INCLUDING 431 Finished Lambs & 138 Cull Sheep


A smaller entry of 569 sheep included 431 lambs.  Meated butchers lambs well bid for regardless of weight with a top of 300p/kg.


Leading Prices:

35.7kg 288p/kg RB smith, Little Hayfield
41.2kg 288p/kg RB Smith, Little Hayfield
42.8kg 275p/kg R & A Beechener, Herts
44.0kg 296p/kg RM Brown, Bradwell
45.0kg 294p/kg RM Brown, Bradwell
45.1kg 300p/kg B Ford, Lymehandley
46.6kg 296p/kg B Ford, Lymehandley
48.6kg 296p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
51.8kg 284p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 288 p/kg Ave: 251.57p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 300p/kg Ave: 249.58p/kg
45.6 – 52.0kg To: 296p/kg Ave: 248.76p/kg
52kg+ To: 250p/kg Ave: 222.86p/kg


138 Cull Sheep

Just 138 cull ewes and rams included a large proportion of hill ewes with the overall average not reflecting the trade on the day.  Best Texel ewes to £138, Mule ewes to just over £90/head and horned ewes to £55/head.  Overall average £54.86.



Rams to £88   Ave £54




Auctioneer Peter Oven FLAA
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Peter Oven

Market Associate