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Addington Live Stock Market.

Christchurch, April 16. There was a large attendance at the market to-day.

" Store Sheep.—There was not so heavy an entry by far, as during the past week the demand. ,has diminished, The lines disposed of included two-tooth ewes at 9s ; sound mouth ewes, 6s to 7s ; four, six, and eight-tooth ewes, 3s ; merino ewes (boilers) from Is 7cl to 2s lid ; crossbreds, 3s to 4s. Store lambs realised from 1 3s 4d to ss, according to quality.' Severa j lines were v withdrawn, not. realising owners' reserves.

Lambs. —There was a heavy entry of lambs, over 1200 being yarded. Some prime heavy freezers fetched 17s ; other kinds brought from 10s to 15s 6d; inferior quality, 4s to 6s. \Fat Sheep.—Over 5000 were yarded in the fat pens, but, there was more than a third of them unfitted to occupy the position. These were very dull of sale, and brought from l|d to Ifd per lb. Best wether and maiden ewe mutton realised from 2^d to 2£d per lb. One or two prime pens of wethers brought a trifle over this.

Fat Cattle.—lß2 head were yarded, and the demand caused a slight advance in prices, though nothing warranting a general rise on last quotations. Store and Dairy Cattle.—There was a small entry of stores, the principal lines being three-year-old steers and yearlings. ,The former fetched up to £4 2s 6d ; yearlings of mixed sexes fetched from 14s to 295, according to quality. The sale of good* dairy cows and springers was equal to last quotation, up to £7 being realised for good cows in full profit. ? .PiGS.-s-The largest number, of pigs entered since last winter was yarded today. They included some good sorts o baconers and porkers, some fine animals being offered. Prices are unaltered.

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Addington Live Stock Market., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2403, 17 April 1890

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Addington Live Stock Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2403, 17 April 1890

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