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Addington Live Stock Market.

United Press Association—ByEleofcrio Telegraph Chbistchurch, May 9 At the Addington yards (there was a medium entry of stock, and a fair atten- { ance. There was an improvement m the ' prices of store sheep and fat lambs; but fat Bheep showed little change. Beef was dull of sale, and further declined m value, andpigs were also easier. Theio was little demand for store cattle, bub dairy cows sold well. Store sheep — Sound-mouthed ewes brought 18s lid, forward wethera 19s 3d, four tooth halfbred3 17s sd, two tooth halfbreds 15s 6d to 16s 9d, forward lambs 13s 4d to 15s sd. Fat lambs—The range of prices was 15s 6d to 19s, fur lamb weights, and 19s to 21s for tegs. Fat sheep—Prime -wethers 22s 6d to 255, medium 20s to 225, light 17s 9d to 19s lOd, prime heavy ewes 19s to 21s 2d, medium to good 17s to 18s 9d, aged 13s to 16b 6d, prime merino wethers 17s Id to 203. Fat cattle—steers sold at £5 155,t0 .£9 10s, heifer 3£5 to £7, and cows £6 7s 6d to £Q, equal to 17s 6d to 19s for prime, and extra prime to 21s, and cowo and inferior 14s to 17s per lOOlba. A good entry of veal calves made 7s 6d to £2 14s according to size and quality. Store and dairy cattle—Fifteen to eighteen months 455, two year old steers 54s to 57s 6d, two year old heifers 575, three year old steers £5 17s 6d, dry cows 24a to £4. 6s, dairy cows £4 10s to £9 10s. Pigs—Baconers made 40s to 48s for medium weights, and 50s to 57s for heavy, equal to 4sd and 4d per lb respectively, porker 3 27s to 355, equal to 4sd to 4? f d per lb; large stores 23s to 30s, medium 19s to 225, slips 10s to 14s, weaners 3s 6d to 7s 6d.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6567, 11 May 1905

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Addington Live Stock Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6567, 11 May 1905