ASHBURTON LIVE STOCK MARKET
Mr D. Thomas (lato cf Mitson. Cox and ( Od.) reports upon tho Live H 00k Market for 'ho Aahburton distriot for tha week ending July 30th a3 fo'lows. On Tuesday a 1 : the Tinwald yards I held my U3ual weekly gale of sheep, oattle aud piga. Thera was a total entry of 5750 6heep, 24 cat.tlo, and 3 pige. The attendance was an average one but the bidding except for orossbred hoggets was rather slack and several lines of really good orossbred ewes were turned out unsold The following were tbe prices realised : Fat cross- ' bred ewes lis 43 ; fat 2 and 4-tooth ewes and wethers 14s ; morino wethers 03. In stores, arossbred tnggets 7s 61 to 9a sd; merino ewes m poor condi ion 4s to 4. 51. In Piga porkers 13 j Gi. Tho oattle market quite broke down and no business was done. On Friday I held my usual skin aale when tbe whole entry was oleared. Best orossbredß i* Od to ii 91; medium badly "saved 3.1 to 3« 9 J ; beat merino 33 GI to 4 3. Medium 23 Od to 3a.
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