ASHBURTON LIVE STOCK MARKET
Mr D. Tbomas (late of Matson Cox and Co ) reports upon the live stock market for tho Aahburton district for the week ending June 4th as follows :— Oa Tuesday at tho linwald Yards I held my usual weekly sale of sheep, oatt'e and pigs. There waa but a small entry, and the quality inferior, and owing to it being the day of the eale of the Oanterbnry runs a great number of the public were m Chrietohuroh. The total numbers yarded were about 2500 sheep; 100 head of cattle and 8 pigs, of which I sold 1277 sheep and 50 head of cattle, which r alised the following priaes: —Medium fat crossbred ewos 10s 2d to 11s 6d; merino ewes, 5s Bd. In stores crossbred ewes m poor condition, 6a 3d to 6s Id ; merino ewea jn lamb, 2d lOd to 6s; medium lamba, 6a 3d. In cattle fat heifers, £41756 d to £5; Bpringers, £3 15s to £4 15a ; two year 01d,.£3 lla ; yearlings, 25a. ; ; f r
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