Mr T. Bullock reports for the week ending Saturday, August 16th :—Twentyseven horses were offered at the day's sale. Biddings were rather slow, nevertheless a large proportion of those brought forward were sold at fairly satisfactory ' prices. For young medium draughts, suitable for farm work, there were several intending purchasers who could not be suited, but who declined to purchase aged or those of an inferior description at any price. ; Out of the day's entry of 27, 16 were sold as follows : Draughts, four-year-old gelding of a good stamp brought £22; seven-year-old of a good description, £17 ; six-year-olds of a lighter stamp, £10 JOs, £13 ; seven-year-old do £12 ; aged, of an inferior description, £2 15s to £4 10s. ! Harness horses, £8, £8 ss, £9 ss, according to description. Hacks, only very inferior sorts changing hands, £1 15s, £2 15s> £4 10s; two-year-old fillies, weeds, £2 10s each. Sundries, collar, hvness and winkers, £1 Is to £115s per set; saddle and bridle, £3 3s 6d ; broadcast sower, £7 10s ; seed wheat, 3s 4d per bushel; feed oats, Is 3d per bushel.
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Horse Market., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2495, 19 August 1890
Horse Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2495, 19 August 1890
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