Livestock & Dairy: Bakewell Market

Thursday Lunchtime Sheep Sale 13-05-2021

443 Sheep including 52 Spring Lambs, 125 Finished Hoggs, 169 Cull Sheep & 97 Store Sheep


52 Spring Lambs ave 327.52p/kg

6 buyers operating with a strong trade for all given the falling trade being experienced.

Top price of 352p/kg and £155 per head.


Leading Prices:

42.0kg 352p/kg O Easom, Oakerthorpe
41.0kg 340p/kg Thoresby Home Farm, Newark
40.2kg 340p/kg R Ede, Ticknall
45.0kg 330p/kg T & R Allen, Offcote
47.0kg 330p/kg O Easom, Oakerthorpe



32.1 – 39.0kg To: 326p/kg Ave: 322.01p/kg
39.1 – 45.5kg To: 352p/kg Ave: 328.44p/kg
45.6 – 52kg To: 330p/kg Ave: 298.88p/kg


125 Finished Hoggs ave 251.02p/kg

Very much a tail end entry with the best to 318p/kg, but a number of horned and plainer sorts within the entry


169 Cull Sheep Ave £99 per head

All types well bid for to a top of £138


97 Store Sheep

A smaller entry of 97 Store Sheep saw more prospective buyers present and many going home with an empty trailer to watch the grass keep growing.  Texel ewes and lambs average an amazing £91/life


Leading Prices:

Texel Ewes with Twins £268
Texel Ewes with Singles £206
Texel Hoggs & Singles £210


Derbyshire Mule Hoggs & Singles                  £187

North Country Mule Hoggs & Singles             £176


Keep checking our Facebook page for further details on special entries!


Already entered for next week: 7 Suffolk x Mule Hoggs with Texel singles


Peter Oven

Market Associate

Ivor Lowe


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