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AUCTIONEERS REPORT.

WILLIAMS AND BLAND.

Meßare Williams and Bland report upon the Live Stook Market at the Yards for Tuesday, the 28th May. The entrieß oonsisted of about 5700 sheep, 54 head of cattle, and 2 pigs. The attendance of buyers and farmers was not so large as usual, although the bidding on the whole was very spirited, and all lots obanged hands at very satisfactory prices. The following are the prices : Fat orossbred ewes, 10a lOd to 13a 3d ; merino wethers, 2, 4, and 6-tooth, 10s 3d; 2, 4, and 6-tooth oroßsbred ewes and wethers fit for turnips, 10s Bd, 10s 9d, and 12s 6d ; orossbred ewes in lamb, 5s 9d to 11s 8d ; orossbred lambs, 6s to 9a. We sold 206 orossbred ewes in lamb at 5s 8d ; 156 do do, 5s 9d ; 254 do do, 7s ; merino wethers in forward condition, 4s lid ; also 15 fat steers and heifers, £2 7s 6d, £2 155. £4 10s, £4 15s 6d, to £5", 1 Bpringer, £5 10s ; fat pige, £1 12s to £2 Is. We also sold privately 330 oroasbred ewes and wethers, fat, 13S,

On Friday, the 31at inst, we held^our fitat skin sale of the season at oar Horse Bazaar, The entry consisted of 350 Bkins. The following were the prices obtained: — Good oroßsbred skins 3s, 3s 3d to 33 6d; medium do, 2s 8d to 2s lOd ; merino, is 4d, Is 9d to 2s. A line of 106 merino skins 5d per lb.

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AUCTIONEERS REPORT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2140, 1 June 1889

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AUCTIONEERS REPORT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2140, 1 June 1889

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