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Addington Stock Market

CHRiSTCHtTRCH, October 15 There was a small market m most lines, more especially m fat lambs and sheep. I Stobe Sheep.— Under 2000 were -entered, of which the greater portion consisted of crossbred ewes and lambs, with a few shorn sheep. Tho former realised 13s, lfisand up to 20s 6d per pair, m small lots. Some • crossbred hoggets realised 14s 2tt, two and four-tooth m wool brought 10s 7d and 11s 7d. Fat Lambs.—There were about 100 lambs entered.. None wore of special quality, hut the besi; realised 14s 6d, ho keen was the demand. Several being secured for freezing, the whole trade was eager to secure the quantity--required?"'-'. Fat Sheep.—A comparatively small entry arid a good demand. Judged by last week's sale, the price secured for ordinary crossbreds was much about the same, but at the close of the sale the demand was kept up, and if anything a rise was noticed. Best crossbred wethers brought from 18s to 22s 4d, and ewes and light weights sold m proportion. Fat Cattle.— Only -,a limited supply of 105 head, which caused increased jictivity m the beef market, the result being that none of the beasts yarded brought less than from 25s to 28s per 1001 b, while a special line of prime quality realised up bo 30s per 1001 b. Store CA-m^.—The entry was a very small one, comprising chiefly odd lots and a number of dry cows. 'Thiß' only lines were three-year-old steers, which brought up 16 £4 12s 6d, and 1 heifera to £3 10s. Pigs.—There was a very small entry, consisting entirely of porkers. Store pigaare anxiously enquired for. i

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Addington Stock Market, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2545, 16 October 1890

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Addington Stock Market Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2545, 16 October 1890

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