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MR D. THOMAS. Mr D. Thomas (late of Matson, Cos, and Go.) reports upon the Live Stook Market for the Ashburtph District for the week ending July 16th as followß :— Oa Tuesday at the Tinwald Yards I held my usual weekly sale of sheep, oattle, and pigs. There was a total entry for the day of I 5060 sheep and 52 head of oattle, of whioh I sold 3062 sheep and 88 head Of cattle. There was a limited attendanoe, and prices were barely maintained, whioh may, m a great measure, b& aooounted for by the snow storm of Monday, whioh made the sheep look muoh worse than usual. The following are the j prices : — Fat orossbred eweß acd wethers, ' 13a ; fat merino wethers, 7s lid, 7s 3d, to 7a 2d; fat merino ewes, 5s lOd to 6s; orossbred ewe 3 m lamb, 8s 9d ; orossbred hoggets, 8s 4£d ; merino ewes m lamb, 4a lOd, ss, to 5s Qi. In fat oattle, £3 10s, £3 16s, £3 17s 6d, £4 Is ; springers, £4 5s to £5 ; yearlings, 27s to 325. On the same date I also held a oleariog sale on aooounfc of the R.M. Court, when the following prioes were realised : — Dray, £9 10s; plough, £7; horses, £11 10s, £9 10s, £12 10b'; and sundries at satisfactory prioes*

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ASHBURTON LIVE STOCK MARKET, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2178, 20 July 1889

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ASHBURTON LIVE STOCK MARKET Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2178, 20 July 1889

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