Bakewell Thurs­day

Ashbourne News Telegraph - - FARMING -

628 SHEEP IN­CLUD­ING 487 HOGGS & 144 CULL SHEEP

487 fin­ished lambs, Av 195.27/kg Trade down from the dizzy heights seen on Mon­day but still re­spectable with bet­ter well fin­ished sorts gen­er­ally up­wards of 200p to a top of 216p.

All weights bar the very light­est met a sim­i­lar trade with only the smaller sorts meet­ing a

dis­counted trade.

Lead­ing Prices: 33.7kg 216p/kg T & JM White, High Brad­field; 36.2kg 210p/ kg T & JM White; 35.5kg 210p/ kg R Ogg, Lincs; 41.6kg 215p/ kg RB Smith, Lit­tle Hay­field; 40.8kg 214p/kg RB Smith; 42.5kg 213p/kg TW Foun­tain, Marston Mont­gomery; 43.5kg 209p/kg J Lo­mas & Sons, Brass­ing­ton Av­er­ages:25.5-32.0kg

To 180p Av 172.32p/kg 32.1-39.0kg To 216p Av 196.16p/kg 39.1-45.5kg To 215p Av 195.51p/kg 45.6- 52.0kg To 201p Av 187.51p/kg

141 CULL SHEEP

A bet­ter qual­ity en­try in gen­eral and a re­sult­ing in­crease in the av­er­age.

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