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t Mr Peter Williams (for Messrs Fried landnr Bros.) reports having held tbdi . weekly sale of horses at their East Stre i Horse Brztar,nn Saturday the 12th ins' ' There was a f»ir entry of horses, Boma ol whioh were very good aorta. There wai alao a fair attendance of farmers anc others but the bidding was very languid It la v^ry evldoot that tha vendors are I putting too bl jc reserves on their horsei 3 as very favr are charging hands. However wo managed to placo Boma at the following T P'lc?p:— Superior draught geldings £25 *c ' £33 10a; medium do., £19 10a to £22 3 good draught mares, £20 to £23 ; aued mares, £8 to £15 ; good hecks and bnggv f horses £10 to £15 ; iufsrlor hacks £4 tc y. £7j aoiubbars, £1 to £3. Pigs, storei I 12» 91. Fornltnra at tnil rateß At the Ttnwald Ynrds on Tuesday the , 15th last., about 1200 sheep and 70 head of oattie were yarded ; the prices for [ sheep on the whole showed a firmer toDe, but the cattle were not In demand, some , good fa r . and store lines being turned out. The following are the prices obtained : — Fat merino ewes, 6g lid and 6i ; fat orossbred ewes, 8? 6d and 9a 4i; fat , crossbred wethera, 10s ; 2 tooth orossbred , ewes and wethers, 8a ; 610 crossbred [ ewes and lambs (all count), 5) ; 688 merino ewes and lambs (all oonnt), 3s 6d. Csttle— Fat cows, £2 7«, £3 si, £5 ; heifers, £4 17s 6d ; 2-year old steers, £2; i good store steers, £3 10s to £4 15s; yoang steers, 22 i 61;

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AUCTIONEER'S REPORT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2038, 16 January 1889

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AUCTIONEER'S REPORT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2038, 16 January 1889

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