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AUCTIONEERS REPORTS.

MR D. THOMAij. Mr D, Thomas (late of Matson, Cox, and Co.) reports upon the Live Stock Market for the Ashburton District for the week ending May 14th as follows :— On Tuesday at the Ashburton Yards I he'd my usual weekly sale of sheep, cattle, and pigs, The total entiy consisted of 6766 sheep, 1 1 cattle, 10 pigt, and 19 rams. The attendance \yas not very large, and the bidding at the commencement of the sale was languid. I sold of the above I catalogue 3 118 sheep, if rams, and 8 head of cattle at the following rates ; — Fat crossbred ewes from 9s 6d to 12s j merino ewes, 5s Bd. In store, 2400 th crossbred ewes and wethers, 103 lod to |Qs lid ; crossbred lambs, 3s to $jj 7d ; aged crossbred ewes, 4s 6d to 4s gd ; merino ewes, boilers, is 6d to 2s 3d, In Cittle a small entry without any improve* ment, Pigs equal to late sale.

WILLIAMS, ULAND, AND CO. Messrs Williams, Bland, and Co, report on Live Stock Market held at Ashburton Yards on i Tuesday, J4th' May, iflSo,, as follows ; About 6766 sheep, 9 pjgs, and 1 1 head of cattle were yarded. There war a fair attendance of farmers and pjiyers, and the competition for young sheep for turnjps, wag very good. Fat crossbred ewes, 8s od to 95 4d } do wethers, 13s j fat merino ewes, 4s 6d ; do merino wethors, 7s 6(1 ; Rood crossbred lambs, 6s id, 6s $6, OS 7c], 8s 7d ; inferior do. 3s 3d to 3s 71I ; store 2 tooth crossbred ewes and wethers, xos lO'J ; 4 tooth crossbred wethers, 12s 6d to 12s 7d ; merino wethers, 5s 7d. We sold full mouth crossbred ewes, fat, 8s 6d ; 2 tooth crossbred ewes and wethers, 9s ndj fat merino' ewes, £s 7d j crossbred lambs, ss; crossbred ewes m lamb, very poor, 4s <jd. We also sold fat bacon pigs, heavy weights, £1 IS*. £ 2 > £2 13s, £2 15s, £2 19s. Cattle as usual were not m demand. Cows, £2 to £3 I2S 6d.

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AUCTIONEERS REPORTS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2138, 18 May 1889

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AUCTIONEERS REPORTS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2138, 18 May 1889

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