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TAB BRANDS ON SHEEP.

■♦ (PBB PRKBB AS3OOIATIOIC.) Napier, Jane 8. At a largely attended meeting of the Agricultural and Pnatoral Society, resolutions were unaoimoualj paaeed pro'estiag against the recent; qpder compelling tfte tar branding of rheep, and requesting lta withdrawal, at least as far-ap itawke's , Bay is concerned. It w<w waned that [ longwools would Bi«»-k~-"' •" — --• •• " . -- "turning every two , ujodicb, which wou dput eheep farmers to , great expense ; while the reaolt would be . a serious deterioration of tbe value of the , wool. One farmer who had branded , gome, and *Qnt the wool florae, Aid it ! br "JW?i» Penny "per pound leaa that [ unbonded wool of the same type. Mr I Lang, of Mewia Murray, Robertß. and I , t p., calqu ated thftt the loss would be very nearly if not quite £2Q on an average flock. I It was stated that the cause of this new order was that a certain farmer, near tho i Addiogton Saleyardi, bad had sheep i etoitDf ioW »n4 remold, perhip? to J

distant part wh»re they could not be traced. Var'o ; s pppakera pointed ont that any farmer who <i sirrd to nse a tar brand nould do eo on i«r the Act without aa oider making It compuia ry to all eheep owners.

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TAB BRANDS ON SHEEP., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2147, 10 June 1889

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TAB BRANDS ON SHEEP. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2147, 10 June 1889

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