ASHBURTON LIVE STOCK MARKET
MR D. THOMAS. Mr D; Thomas (late of Matson, Cox and Co) reports upon the Live Stock market for the Ashbarton District for the week end ng August 27th as follows :— On Tuesday at the Tinwald yards I hsld my usual weekly sale of sheep, cattle and pigs, There was a total entry for the day of about 4000 sheep, 30 head of catHe arid 10 pigs of which I had for sale 1847 sheep, 15 cattle and 8 pigs. The attendance was a small one and the competition for sheep poor and several lines were passed m. In cattle for fat heifers and steers the competition was brisk and everything m fair condition was sold at a marked advance, The following were the prices realised' Fat crossbred ewes us 3d ; medium do, 9s, gs id, to 9s iod ; mixed merino ewes and wethers, Bs, o.d } a line of 2- tooth wethers, 14s 6d. In store, 2 and 4«tooth ewes and wethers, ios j crossbred hoggets, 9a to 9s 3d ; merino wethsrs, 4s 6d. In cattle, light weight heifers, £$ 2s 6d, £5 Ss,£s gs to £6 ios : steers, £5 os; springers, £$ 17s 6d to £5. Smalt pigs 12s.
See our copyright guide for information on how you may use this title.
Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.
These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.
Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.
Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.
Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.
Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.
Print, save, zoom in and more.
If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.
The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.