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Ashburton Stock Market.


There was only a moderate attendance at theAshbnrton Yards to-day, and taken throughout very little interest was manifested m the sale. The total yarding of sheep was small, comprising some 3,000 sheep and lambs, while 60 head of mixed cattle came up for offer. The fat sheep pens were well filled, but the greater portion of the entry was unfinished, and considering the quality of the mucton late prices were fully maintained. Fat lambs sold well up to past rates, while stores were on a par with prices ruling during the past two week?. Although breeding ewes and store hoggets show a decline sin price of fully 2s 6d to 33 6d per head as compared with prices ruling some four or five months ago, very little difference wcs noticeable m today's rates m compari'm with the past three weekly sales. Cattle also sold at prices equal to those obtained at last sale. Ewe mutton made 3d to 3£d per Ib, wether do 4d, lamb 5d to s£d per lb. Beef 12a to 20s per lOOlbs. The following are prices >, — Cattle—Stores: One year olds 12s, 143 to 17s 6d, 15 months' old sorts £1 7s 6d, £1 15a to £2 ss, 2 year olds £3, £3 ss. >S3 10? ; cow and calf £2 sp, dairy cowa JSS to .£5. 10s, bulls £2 5a to £3. Fatpona-Steors £2 15s, £3 15s, £4 lfia M 7s 6d, £5 10s, £5 12s «d, £o 15s to £8 2g 6d ; heifers—43 16s to £6, cows £1 103. £1 15s, £2 12s 6d, £2 15s, £3. fHEEP-Fat pens: 11s, 12s. 13s 13a Id, 13s 6d, 14s Bd, 14s lid, 15s; lambs 17s lOd, 18s, IDs; crossbred ewes and wethers 18s, crossbred wethers 17s 9d, merino ewea 10s 6d. Store pons—Lambs 10s 9d, 18s 7d, 14s, 153 Sd, 16s Id; merino wethers 133 26, nieritjo ewoa Is 91, Grossbred ewes 14s sd, 15s 3d, J7s 6d, 8d; aged crossbred ewes 6s Od, 10s.

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Ashburton Stock Market., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6565, 9 May 1905

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Ashburton Stock Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6565, 9 May 1905

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