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/ There are few more enterprising sheep \ * breeders or sheep dealers'^ in the, Colony than is Mr Max Friedlander, of Lynd", hurst. Possessing himself,,-,at; Messrs' Dudley arid. Northey's clearing sale, bf the whole of that firm's' Hampshire Down pure-bred, flock, he has carefully bred Hampshires in their purity, and also crossed the breed with a.Lincoln, strain. He has obtained high prices for his purebred Hampshires, and has by importation from Home of fresh blood, added to the popularity of his I'flock In New Zealand!', His Hampshires are in great jdemand ,in the North Island, and even in Australia,the annual increase, of-,w.?anas. being in : j sufficient to meet the demand. The Hampshire-Lincoln cross gives a lamb that takes, in largeness of frame and early maturing qualities, after its Hampshire sire, and its Lincoln ,dam| giyea 4fc a fine quality' of; mutton; 4 ; s iMr, Fri^ilander is thus able to be early in the market -vyith first-class lambs, and^o obtains handsome prices. ..He is. also one. of.|the,;most extensive exporters' of f ro£en r miittpn; we have, And in following.this tiade he is frequently in' the market.' 1 ' ABcJutthe 1 end of Aptil lie made'ari teicursibn'to ' Southland in search of sheep, and secured several large lines of good quality, at, 1 it is to'be' assumed, "price's' "satisfactory to himself, in these days' j;when a prime wether, freezing fat, is worth

a' shade ; r under : „^sl, • at); Addingbon. Last Sunday, the people of Ashburton had evidence of Mr Friedlander's" pluck and enterprise when a special train, chartered by. him from Otautau, rolled, into £he Ashburton Station with twenty-nine " double deckers "of sheep. There wpre front, 1500 to 2000 head in the freight, and these had been trucked on Saturday, the train starting at four o'clock in the afcernoon. At six o'clock on Sunday morning the train.reached Ashburton.,,On. Monday .the wfip'le line I:'i-l'!■ S'.-'h'r-IKrW oVi ;one i or other of 'Mr ]-'ri, .i!':n-1. ■■"- :":: •!-. It' is seldom indeed,that we.hear'iof a flock; of sheep bV'n^ VMr'crf r.VeV about two thirds ,of the l,i>;"li -.!" i!..' Vfid^lsland in*l4 hours, 11 1,;: i' \:-i\ ri -'the possibilities of „the , frozen,-jmeat trade, and /what^ we may,e,s;pect to see as,'these!,possibilities are gradually developed. Already we are familiar with a heavily laden stock train that runs northward every Tuesday ni|ht reaching Addingtpn in'time for Wednesday's market, buo as the frozen meat trade increases; fwhich it; is jsteadily doing day by day, more stock trains may be looked .fovandiprobably Mr Friedlander's enterprise' x-nayf be frequently repeated, either by himself or others. :

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A BIG DRIVE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2430, 15 May 1890

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A BIG DRIVE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XIV, Issue 2430, 15 May 1890

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