Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale Report 22-04-2021

773 Sheep including 375 Finished Hoggs, 179 Cull Sheep & 219 Store Sheep


375 Finished Hoggs ave 304.39p/kg

Trade slightly less than last week, but still well in line.  All weights in keen demand with a top price of 328p/kg


Leading Prices:

43.3kg 328p/kg B Fitch, Little Eaton
41.7kg 318p/kg R Swift & Son, Little Onn
45.0kg 313p/kg P Langton, Derby
47.3kg 290p/kg H & G Hollinshead, Lichfield



39.1 – 45.5kg To: 328p/kg Ave: 306.91p/kg
45.6 – 52kg To: 301p/kg Ave: 281.15p/kg


179 Cull Sheep Ave £91 per head

An increase in numbers with trade strong for all with a top price of £159


220 Store Sheep – 22 Feeding Lambs & 79 Ewes & Lambs

A total of 220 Store Sheep included 22 Feeding Hoggs and 79 Ewes plus lambs.

With the sun shining buyers came out in force all masked up ready to buy quality ewe lambs.  Trade was outstanding for all types, but today saw demand kick straight in with a Texel Ewe and single lamb, left with us at 8am to look after and saw bidding finishing at £190 (£95/life)

Leading Prices:

Texel Doubles £248
Texel Triplets £245
Texel Singles £190
Suffolk Doubles £234
Suffolk Singles £122
Welsh Mule Doubles £225
Mule Doubles £208
Mule Singles £145
Mule Hogg & Doubles £208
Mule Hogg & Single £192
Derbyshire Mule Hogg & Single £201
Cheviot Mule & Singles £184


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Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe


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