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Live Stock Market

Mr George Jameson, per Miles and Co., reports on the live stock market for th^week ending Tuesday, September 10th, iVa follows : —During thp we^U wo have sold a line of nuxul ci'ASstwds at a nominal price as. compared with values ruling during last month. In fact at present the demand Ims slackened, owing to the backward spring and the scarcity of feed generally. At the Ashburton County. Sale Yards to-day the entry of sh^ftp was very small indeed, as coj^p^ed with the entries usually, c^i^g jj^ai this season of the.y.ea^v \^e* peniwd about 600, prin-' 6ty;«4iv. with no, really fat sheep. Biddings' 1 woro slow, but us vendors -wore desirous of quitting, we had no withdrawals, and sold each lot at the following rates :— 209 merino ewes at 7s Id; 130 merino wethers at 7s lid;. 49.ditto at SslOd; 99 ditto at 9s 10(1; 72, merino ewes with 68 lambs at 9s 9d ; 182 merino ewes m lamb at .5s 9d. Pigs—Porkers, 225. Fat qqws u^tfy£s 10s- ■uul priy.rvt^ly d.i4'4ttg the; Jweek -a line <!4- $tti\i!\iWeifa ''<W*s lCMcaoh'. There, was <ft)iV"'iv lanHiU, 'entry; of cattle. There is a yo.iU demand'for'anything like beef,' and the feu- sent' m brought fullj rates, fully up to. 2os per lOOlbs,

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Live Stock Market, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2523, 20 September 1890

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Live Stock Market Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2523, 20 September 1890

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