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Addington Stock Market.

Christchukch, October 22. A large market, and business was brisk m most sections. Stolie Sheep.—-Only a small entry as compared with recent sales, and a complete clearance resulted at satisfactory Kites. About 200 merino wethers, m fairly forward condition, brought 10s 8d m wool; 400 merino ewes, with lambs, realised from 13s to 16s Sd, lambs being eiron m; and a small line of shorn lionets fetched from 9s to 10s. , Pat Lambs.---About 150 were yarded. Tho demand not being oqual to the supply, they brought from Is to Is 3d a head loss than last week, 13s beiftg the highest price secured. Fat Shbep.—Largo entry of over 6000. Some grand crossbreds brought up to 2.75, the lowest price obtained for any of them being 22s 6d. A magnificent line of 108 four-tooth crossbreds brought-from 2356 d to 24s od, and showed more quality than any sold. There was an active demand for anything of good quality. Light weight crossbreds, m wool, brought from 14s to 18s, and a number of shorn crossbreds from lls 7d to 13s Bd. Merino thers, m wool, brought proportionately good prices. . Fat CATTMS.-^-Of 198 head sold, very few could be found fault with. A line of 15 head brought on an average £9 15s, and some, sent by a Southern client reached £11 ss. Beef remained at about last week's quotation, from 23s to 27s per 1001 b according to quality and age. Store Cattle.—The entry was confined to comparatively few lines of no j special quality, and the demand was not I active. Yearlings were hard to dispose of at 15s to 18s. Two-year-olds brought froWsOs to 355, and chreeryear-olds from £3 to £3 7s 6d. Pigs -Very small entry of nothing but porkers, which sold only at medium rates.

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Addington Stock Market., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2551, 23 October 1890

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Addington Stock Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2551, 23 October 1890