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' Ashb'urtOn Guardian Office. Monday afternoon. Mr Alfred’ Plarrison reports for the week as follows ; ’ -‘ :ir On Wednesday last I held a sale of slock and- implements belonging to -Mr Win. Fergus*:rati Mount Somers. There was. a moderate attendance, and prices, realised were as follows-: Lows, 1-5 .t0 L 7 ; calves, Li 12s 6d;,,buii, L 2.554 3 . hacks, L 5 to Lio; draughts', Ll2 10s, Ll 3, Ll 7, and L 32; foal, L 7 .. A reaper-and binder, corn crusher, chaff CUtt&V ploughs,' ‘a'quantity of harness,_ and sundries, sold fairly 'well, considering the times. On Saturday last I held ray .weekly sale at my yards, when nearly all entries were quitted at good average priccs—l3 s horses were entered, mostly hacks, 7of which were sold'at from L 3 to Lid ; cows, L 4 to L 6 12s 6d; calf; 8s 6d, A large number of pigs were yarded, nearly every :CH)e.being sold; as follows : — 9s gd,' 2at los 6d, 2 at,9s 6d, 2. at 8s d d, 2 at-, ids, 3 at 15s 6d,.2 at iys, 3 at,i-ss, 2at 12s 6d,. I at 133, 3 at, to at 13s, 1 sow,, in pig, at 38s. FoWlsji’astq 2sTld per pair 4 ducks, 3s 3s to 3s 6d per ■parr';V{tecse, ys to Ss 6d per pair ; rabbits, tfo 2-; 3d; potatoes, L2 5s to L 3 10s ton {' Wheat (Chick) Is 6d per bushel ; barley, is 6d per bushel; bran, 1,2 10s to L 3 per ton; carrots, L2 per ton ; onions, )4d Iper lb; pickling onions, id- par lb - apples, 4s 6:1 per case ; cheese 4d to s }4d per lb tea, 23s per box.- Tire attendance was very large, and the sale continued until 4 p.ra. . -

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 316, 11 April 1881

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COMMERCIAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 316, 11 April 1881