Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Bakewell Market Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale Report 29-07-2021



29th July 2021


1009 Sheep including 877 Finished Lambs & 132 Cull Sheep


A very good entry of 1009 head of sheep included 870 New Season Lambs.  Demand good for meated sorts with Miss Elsie Ford selling ‘Fredo’ a 46kg Texel x lamb at 300p/kg and grossing £138 being bought by Harry James for Staffordshire Meat Packers.  Other butchers lambs sold to 279p/kg (twice) with numerous pens 250p/kg plus.  The overall average 235.99p/kg.


Leading Prices:

35.2kg 244p/kg R & A Beechener, Herts
36.3kg 246p/kg RF Ellson, Stafford
37.7kg 245p/kg WJ Sessions & Son, Hilton
38.7kg 246p/kg J Shirt & Son, Tideswell
39kg 250p/kg PE Yates, Quarndon
39kg 250p/kg J & C Hibbert, Quarndon
41.6kg 279p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
42.3kg 256p/kg P Brandon, Kirk Langley
42.5kg 260p/kg FJ Gould & Son, Longnor
44.1kg 250p/kg PJ & JA Morten, Barmoor
44.4kg 279p/kg G Ford, Tunstead Milton
45.1kg 250p/kg FJ Gould & Son, Longnor
46kg 300kg E Ford, Tunstead Milton
46.6kg 250p/kg CE Mycock, Flagg
48.2kg 240p/kg P Brandon, Kirk Langley
49.4kg 246p/kg CE Mycock, Flagg



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 250p/kg Ave: 230.02p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 279p/kg Ave: 238.01p/kg
45.6 – 52kg To: 300p/kg Ave: 231.96p/kg


 132 Cull Sheep

The 132 Cull Ewes & Rams saw demand as good as ever seen this year with heavy Texel Ewes peaking at £154 with 3 other lots at £150, but the dearest by a long way were the plainer Mule ewes.  Heavy weight rams sold to £182 & £170.


Ewes to £154  Ave: £114.48

Rams to £182 Ave: £154.00


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Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe


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