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The New Zealand Loan and Mercantile Agency Company report fcr the week ceding December 28: — Wheat.— Owing partly to the holidays and partly to the coesatlon of orders from Australia, and In a mesaure to the define reoorded frrni Melboarro and Adelaide, fcliorohoa been no business passlnp, and prices display a further drop, Tuscan now beta? quoted at 4s 31 f.0.b., Pearl and Hunter's 4? to 4» Id f.o.b. Ohlokwheat hts shared In the downward moreroe: t, bat not to the same extent. Good whole wheat la selling at 3a 10d. and broken 3u to 3s 6A f.o.b. Oats.— Although Australian markets display a weaker tone, and the demand from there has entirely oesscd, holders have strong faith m the future of the market, and are Indisposed to quit under 3s 6d f.o.b. for good feed quality. Barley.— ls without change, holders bolng firm m their demand of 4.6 d for good malting, whfoh makers at present decline lo pay, Bbans and Pi?AS— A limited business has been passing Id tho former at 3i 3i to 3a 6d, and though peatf are tfferlng at 3j 3i we have not heard o F any sales. Ryeorass SKED.~We have not heard of any business paßslna; duHup the wet-k, but quotations remain ucoha r Kod a* 3» 6il prime maohlne dressed; farmers' let* 2a 2d to2i 61 ' Cocksfoot Seed. -—Although atocka i»re not largely held, owners display an eager neas to realise before the new crop cornea In. Prlceß are nominally 2|d to 3d. Dairy Pboduos.— Butter— The demand for butter Is not so active, and prices show a deollno on previous rates. Sales have bet* reported at 6i per 1b for prime quality. Cheese 1b coming Into notice and some parcels of new make have changed ban da at Bd per lb.

IMr Quigley, of Dromore, Btarted cutting a fine paddock of 200 acres of Canadian oats and has shown ua a sample of the grain, whion ib plump, bright and heavy, and i will yield about thUly buahQl* to thq we,

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CHRISTCHUHCH GRAIN AND PRODUCE MARKET, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2024, 29 December 1888

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CHRISTCHUHCH GRAIN AND PRODUCE MARKET Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2024, 29 December 1888