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Addington Live Stock Market.

Christchurch, -April 23. There was a large entry of sheep, thoughl not too many for the requirements of; the trade and exporters. Very good attendance of buyers. > Store Sheep.—There were several heavy lines of low conditioned stores, for which there was not much demand. Owners {had to part with these at a disadvantage. !01d merino ewes brought up to 3s; sbjund mouthed crossbred ewes, 7s to 8s 3d. Sjtore lambs sold up to 7s 9dl" *' \ Fat Sheep.—About 6000 were yarded. The demand was good all through. The best wether and maiden ewe mutton realised nothing under 2^d per lb net; ewe andinferior quality brought from lfd upwards. Fat Lambs. —Though not a large entry: there were some prime freezers amongst' them which brought up to 14s 6d. Ordinary trade quality realised from 7s to 10s. ! Store Cattle. —The entry consisted almost entirely of farmers odd lots, which were very dull 1 of sale, and are likely to remain so till some rain falls.' Quotations" remain much the same as previously ; for . young ■ stock, ■.„ but there ■ were very few entered. ■ v '• ' ' ' Eat Cattle. —Owing to a light entry the demand was a trifle better for good quality beef. Best ox beef brought up to 18s per 1001b] . | . Pigs.—Another heavy entry of light baconers showed that the season is now approaching for curing.; Abou.t 400 were yarded; h,-.-* .y.-.-.liJj |V,:l ,-1 f-rfi PA to 3id per. lb ; ii:.:-;>.r. "Li ;■■ „n ■..imi.t ■■:' 4£d.

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Addington Live Stock Market., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2409, 24 April 1890

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Addington Live Stock Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2409, 24 April 1890

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