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Addington Live Stock Market.

United Press Association — Por Eldctrto Tole^'ißpL. Christchurch, April 26 Store sheep were very dull of sale, and many lots were passed. Fat lambs sold firmly at the previous week's prices. Beef showed a further decline. A considerable proportion of the store sheep were passed. Lambs sold well at the previous week's rates. Light lambs made 16s to 17s 3d, prime 17s 6d to 18a 9d, and tegs 19i to 203 9d. There waa only a medium entry of fat sheep. The yarding of fat o tttle totalled 176. The demand was very slack; and a number of lots were passed, prices showing a further deoline. Fine steers from Lake Coleridge made £1 12s 6d to £8 12s Gd, other steers brought £5 17b 6d to £8, heifers £4 17s 6d to £7, and cows £4 7s 6d to £5 2s 6d, equal to 15s to 20s per lOOlbs. A small entry of veal calves sold well at 7s 6rl to £% Bs. There was a large yarding of pigs, baconers selling at the previous week's prices. Poikers were rather easier, and there was a fair demand for well grown stores. Baconers made 41s to 48s for light weights, ekual to 4£d per lb; 50s to 60s for heavy weights, equal to 4d per lb; porkers 283 to 38s, equal to 44d to 4Jd per lb; large stores 25a to 335; medium 15s to 22a 6d; and weaners 7s to 123.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6555, 27 April 1905

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Addington Live Stock Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6555, 27 April 1905