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Live Stock Market.

ADDINGTON Chkikxchurch, October 1. A splendid day brought together a large muster of farmers, dealers, and others, and it, fjood entry of atock m all classes made the sale more protracted than it has been for some time. Store Sheep. — There was an entry of between 1500 and 2000 store* sheep, principally ewes and lambs, of which there were «omo very prime lines. They sold at from 13:s to 12k por pair ; hoggets brought from 12s 7d to 14s 9d. Some two-tooth cvof ■breds realised 15s, and a few merino wethers changed hand* at satisfactory rate.*. Fat Loibs.—About fifty Limbs were yarded, and th 3 trade was supplied at fi\>ln B.s 3d to 14s 9d, among the latter bein# Home very prime crossbred lambs. Fat Sheep.—Slightly over 4000 \ fat sheep were penned, and the demand iwas , keen for all good sorts. Prime crossbVed i wethers brought from 18s to" 23s 0d; mixed ewes, light weights, realised from 11s Gd to 16a 3d, and some very gOod merinos sold up to 15s 3d. Three penjs of thirty crossbred wethers, shorn, sold at An average of 13s a head. Prices rariged much about the samo throughout as last week. There was considerable demand for freezing, which assisted to keep up the values. ; Fat Catile.—3o2 head were sold at least, a number being disposed of privately. Bust, bullocks realised up to i£9 10s, or equal to 25s per lOOlbs, and some prime heifers brought, a trifle over this, 1 while none of the beef offered brought less than 235. Stork Cattle. —Thero was a heavy entry ot store cattle, many of which wei'e ■of very poor condition, and did not change' hands m consequence. Some largeframed bullocks, m forward condition, realised up to £4 15s, and a number of small lines of young stock were disposed of. Six-quarter-olds, mixed, went at from'33s to 355. Pigs.—The entry was very small, consisting entirely of. porkers, stores, and one or two sows with litters.

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Live Stock Market., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2533, 2 October 1890

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Live Stock Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2533, 2 October 1890