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Addington Live Stock Market.

CHitisnrinitcir, June 16. The weather w.'is cold ;ind chocrlo.SH, but there was a good iirtimdaiuH! of buyers. The new arrangements hiivis found ftivor with the regular ati-endaius at the side, and are generally woi-kini' s'uisfiiclorily Store Sheep. ■ ■ -Tlj«i'o wjis a very limited entry of wore .«licop. and Hcvcral lines went out unsold. Tho chief items disposed of wero halfbrcd lainb-s, 8s; crossbred up to 9m 9d ; lialfbn;d ewes, in poor condition/ at 8s Txl ; ono or two linos of crossbreds at from 8s lid to ()s (id. 2sFat Lambs.—This class is becoming obsolete}' and the c few that were yarded sold 'at ordinary mutton rates, there being'lib demand for freezing. Flf? v Sheep'—There were about, 600 yarded} 'of which the principal number were ewes, some, of excellent quality, and realised up to each in pens of| thirty and over. There was a capital demand for anything'of extra quality. Prices did not recede in the, day, ewes bringing,up to 20s at the early stage of the marked.' ' " Fat Cattle.—There s were 202 head, yarded, of which some; 'realised. up to £8 2s, 6d'a head, or.« 20sper lOOlbs. The remainder of the lines' offered were above the average, and realised from 18s to the above price, only a few inferior . sorts going below that figure. , * ..." ; . ' ; PiG3.-7-There was oiilya moderate entry of baebners, but' all sold freely at prices' equal to 2fd per lb jnet. .*' '■»>'■

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Addington Live Stock Market., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2445, 19 June 1890

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Addington Live Stock Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2445, 19 June 1890

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