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COMMERCIAL.

Messrs. J. T. Ford & Co. report on the live stock market for the week ending Friday, April IGth, as follows : There was an average supply of sheep, cattle and pigs at the Addington market on Monday last, and prices ruled much the same as on a previous week. Beef 20s. per 1001 b, and mutton 2d. per lb. Store sheep moved off freely for stubble and turnip purposes, two-tooth crossbreds bringing from 6s. 9d. to 7s. 3d. each ; merino ewes from 3s. 6d. to 4s. 3d. each, according to condition, quality, and when shorn. "Half-bred lambs are bringing from ss. Cd. to 6s. Cd. each, springing heifers from L 6 10s. to L 8 10s. each, and quiet good sound dairy cows on the point of calving are selling LlO 10s to Ll 4 each. Wcancrs are bringing from 235. to 25s each. Cattle from eighteen months to two years are bringing from L2 15s. to L 3 10s. each. Our entries were on account of Messrs. H. Overton, S. Garforth Evans, Steel, Codling, R. L. Higgins, Marcroft, Rudd, and others. We quitted Mx\ Overton’s crossbreds at from 11s. 6d. to 11s 9d. each, topping the market for price and quality. Mr. Higgins’ crossbreds brought from 7s. 9d. to Bs. each. Mr. Marcroft’s line bringing 9s. each, all being equal to our quotation of 2d. per lb. At Winchester on Tuesday last we sold on account of C. W. Tancred, Esq., his stud flock of Leicester sliced, and succeeded in quitting them at satisfactory prices. Privately during tlie?sweek, we have placed several lines of store sheep at current rates, and on Friday we held a clearing sale at Glendore on account of J. H. R. Aitkcn, Esq. There was a numerous attendance, and the stock and implements sold remarkably well. We have also sold the Glendore Estate. At our wool and skin sale on Thursday we had the usual attendance of the trade, and sold cross bred skins up to 4s. 3d. each ; medium quality from 3s. to 3s. 6d. Twelve bales of merino wool brought up to Bd. and Sid per lb ; twelve bales of crossbred at Sid. per lb ; and nine bales at 8|- per lb.

At the usual sitting of the Waste Lands Board on Thursday, April 15th, sales were made as follows ; —Ashley, 258 acres 1 rood 31 perches ; Ashburton, 250 acres; Geraldine, 46 acres 2 roods 32 perches ; Selwyn, 1440 acres; Waimate, 9 acres. Total, 2,954 acres 31 perches, producing L 5,928 ss. 9d. Refunds on amount of former purchases were made amounting to L 877.

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COMMERCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 1, Issue 89, 20 April 1880

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