ASHBURTON LIVE STOCK MARKETcORHIBU
MrD. Thomas (late of Mateon. Oox «nd Go) reports upoa the live stock market for the Ashburtoo. district for the week ending July 9ch as follows : — On Tuesday at the Ashborton yards 1 held my uaual weekly nale of sheep, cattle and pigs. The total and 19 pigs of wbio > I sold 2009 eheepj 22 head of oittle, and 19 pigs. The a»le openad vary slaok and several lines were passed by auotlon, but afterwards nearly every Itae was sold at rates equal to late tales, Orosßbnd and merino ewes I o nslderj the cheapest property In the market aud will now pay farmers to buy and bold. I sold at the following prices : F*t orossbred hoggets, at Us 2 i to Us 3d ; crossbred 2*tooth ewes, 11s 5 1 to 11s 61; merino ewei, 5a Id to 5i 61; store crossbred hoggets, 6vßt'to 8j 6d ; cross bred wethers and ewes, fit for turnips, 13s to 13s 6d ; merino ewes In l»t»b, 3s 6d to 5*51 In plg6, l9parkor», 27«61. Iv oVtle, 2 yea? old etee.B, £2 11» ; heifero, £2 10d; yearlings, S3» j calvea, 9i ; springers, £3 10 1 to £5
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