Mr Alfred Harrison reports tor week ending Saturday, 25th May, as follows :— Cows— No fir t class animals were yarded though much enquired for. Pigs — A capital entry, every fine soldi demand for porkers and stores brisk. Suckers 4s to ss; slips, 5s to us 3d; porkers: aos_ 213, 22s to 255.
Poultry— Mixed fowls, is 6dto as adt good killing birds, 2s 6d to 3s ; ducks, 34 to> 3s 3d ; geese, 5s to 5s 3d. Produce— Derwents, 53 to 6s j carrots, st 4d ; oats, 2s 6d ; chickwheat, 6s, Bs, tos to 12s per bagj apples, i#d to 2d per Ib'i sharps, 6s ; bran, 4s 6d ; flour, 8s to 9s per ioolbs, 15s per 2oolbs j tea, 15s j mutton, id* 1 J_d to 2d per lb ; carcase pork, 3d to «!_4 per lb.
Several sets trap harness, cart harness, and leading harness sold well ; also a large quantity of sundries as usual.
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AUCTIONEERS' REPORT, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2135, 27 May 1889
AUCTIONEERS' REPORT Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2135, 27 May 1889
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