New Zealand Tablet, Volume XII, Issue 17, 15 August 1884, Page 20
Messrs. Donald Reid juj> Co. report for week ending Augnst 13 :— Tr- , i K rT», # "-" We yarded 79 head, and sold them for Messrs. W. Kirkland (Elm Grove), W. Thompson (Blacks), J. Oughton (Janefield) A. Dalziel (Half-way Bnsh), H. Gibson, and D. M'DonaldTat, Wf b l"°S 8 V £ ?n 178 M ±i ß 10s '' COWB . *3 7s6d to £7 55. Wequote beet 178 6d to 20s per 100 ft, Fat Calves.— Eleven in. These sold at 17s to 245. tat Sheep.- Several lines were taken for freezing, causing a rise of Is to Is 6d a head on best pens. We sold drafts for Mr. Donald Cameron (Mataura), to 18a ; for Mr. Robert Gibson (Keinton), at 16s 9d to 17s. We quote mutton 3id. .- Grain.— Oats : During the last few days a brisk demand ha 3 sprung up for shipment, all Forts having been largely dealt in Good lines of heavy feed have been sold at Is lid to 2s Id. and at our auction sale on Monday stout milling and any lots suitable for seed were sold at 2s lid to 2s 3d ; inferior brought Is 6d to Is 10* d. Our week's sales are 25,564 bushels. Krt .^toes.-- Sound Derwents are in small supply, and saleable at 508 to 60s per ton, according to condition. Kidneys and other white potatoes are unsaleable, except for pig.feeding, at 20s to 30s per ton. Our week s sales are— loo tons at country stations, at 42s 6d (f.0.r.) : o? 9k D l $?%?* in toWDf 52s €d to 60s '" 2i tons kidn ey and white at <sos to o2s 6d per ton.