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Addington Stock Market.

Christchttrch, July 16. *■ The weather was stormy and uncomfortable, despite which there was a considerable amount of business done. Stoke Shiep.—-About two thousand five hundred were yarded, of which most were sold at good prices. Four and six-tooth crossbred ewes m lamb sold at from 7s 8d to 10s lOd. A line of two-tooths brought 14s. Some crossbred lambs brought 8s 6d, and a line of merino ewes (crocks) m lamb only realised 2s 9d, while some forward merino wethers brought 8s 6d. Fat Sheep.—Over four thousand were yarded, and the general average was good. Prices remained firm throughout for primest sorts, up to 23s being obtained for best quality, the general average being; from 19s to £1 per head for crossbred sheep, while some good sorts of merinos were disposed of at 16s 6d. Fat Cattle.—A hundred and fortynine head were yarded, of which the greater portion was prime beef, which realised from 18s to 22s 6d per lOOlbs. There was a good demand throughout. Store Cattle.—There were only sixtynine head of mixed sorts entered, and the sale was limited, many, lines being withdrawn. ; Pigs.—About three hundred head were yarded, of which the greater portion were light baconers, for which there was an active demand at prices about equivalent o late quotations. '■'' '

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Addington Stock Market., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2467, 17 July 1890

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Addington Stock Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2467, 17 July 1890

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