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Ashburton Live Stock Market.

Mr D. Thomas (late of Matson Cot and Co), reports upon the Lire Sfcoek Market, for the Ashburbon, District for the week ending August 12bh, as follows :— On Tuesday atTinnraldlheld my usual weekly sale of aheep, Cattle and pigs.The total entry for the day consisted of 1990 sheep, 36 cattle and 36 pigs, of which I sold 1128 sheep, 24 pigs and 14 cattle. The attendance was a email one, bidding rather slack and a drop of 6d to 9d took place on all classes of sheep. Fat cattle are are now m good demand, and full prices were realised. The f oliowing> are the prices for fat cross bred ewes, 13s 3d I to 13& sd, mixed cross bred merinos 11s 15d, In stores, 4 and 6 tooth, threequarter fat, 14s lid ; cross bred ewes m lamb, poor condition, 7s 8d to 9s lOd. Merino lines, also m poor condition, 5s 3d to 6s lid. In pigs all small, 6s 6d, 7s, 8s 3d to 12s. Fat cattle £4 15s £5 17s 6d, £6 7s 6d ; springers. £3 17s 6d to £4 ; old cows £2 15s.

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Ashburton Live Stock Market., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2493, 16 August 1890

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Ashburton Live Stock Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2493, 16 August 1890

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