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Addington Stock Market.

i. . *~ . CintisTCHUittH, August 6. respite the inclemency of the weather the attendance afc the market was good and the entry of stock, particularly of fafc sheep, heavy. The sale was carried out briskly. Stoiu: Shebp.—There was a good entry, and an excellent demand for good sorts. Aged crossbred ewes m lamb brought up to 10s 7d ; some lines of good quality crossbreds, four and nix-tooth, sold at 9s 8d to 13s 7d ; some two-tooths, same kind, realised 14s 9d. Every line was sold freely, including a considerable number of aged merino wethers, which brought up to 7» 2d. Fat Sheep,—Over 6000 were yarded, and butchers were able to supply themselves with any kind they required, bufc the price remained firm, No mutton deserving the name was sold at less than 2|d per lb, while for some specially prime ,lines as much as 3ld per lb, net weight was p»id. A small but exceptionally fine line of hoggets from Ashburton realised up to 34s 6d but these were undoubtedly the heaviest sheep ever seen m Addington yards. Fat Cattlb.—The entry of beef was nmall, and there was nothing representing first quality. The demand, however, was good and up to 24s per 1001 b was procured for best quality sold, while the general average of that submitted went from 21s to 22s 6d. Pigs.—The entry was smaller- than re^ cently, and til] Jots offered realised fully

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Addington Stock Market., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2485, 7 August 1890

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Addington Stock Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2485, 7 August 1890

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