Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale Report 11-04-2024

393 SHEEP INCLUDING 29 spring lambs, 108 Finished hoggs, 46 Cull Sheep & 210 STORE SHEEP


108 Hoggs

A much-reduced entry but Hoggs with cover looking well sold again with top prices of 408p/kg and £225 per head.


Leading Prices:

40.0kg 410p/kg DO & MR Hague, Storrs
42.3kg 410p/kg JP Blackshaw, Pilsley
47.5kg 390p/kg M Marsden, Foolow
53.3kg 408p/kg N Hartshorn, Thorp Salvin
62.3kg 362p/kg N Hartshorn, Thorp Salvin


29 Spring Lambs

A competitive trade with a top price of 450p/kg from Thorp Farms, Baslow.


46 Cull Sheep Ave £141 Per Head

Light on numbers, but those forward an excellent trade, up on the week with Mules to £138 and Texels to £210.


208 Store Sheep

A larger entry of ewes and lambs attracted brisk bidding for all types.  Plenty of buyers forward with the best young ewes in the £100/life region.


Texel doubles £290 x2

Texel singles £240

Suffolk x doubles £275

Dutch Spotted x doubles £290 x2

Dutch Spotted x singles £270

Zwartble x doubles £245

Kerry ewe & lambs £160

Welsh doubles £150

Welsh singles £105


Feeding Hoggs

Texel x £119

Char x  £99

Grit £78


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Peter Oven

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