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Burnside Stock Market

United Press Association—Per Electric Telegraph. # Duneoin, May 17 Fat Cattle-—145 head were yarded, including several pens of prime heavy weights, These met with a fair 'demand at slightly higher prices, while ordinary sorts showed no improvement, Rest bullocks made .£9 to £9 17s 6d ; extra heavy £10 to j6ll ; medium to good ,£8 5s to £8 15s ; light M 10s to'£6 15s; best cows and heifers £5 15s to 5s ; medium to good £4 5s to £5 10a ; light JE3 7** 6d to £4. Fat Sheep—l,424 were penned, mostly crossbred wethers. There was a good demand for best at prices slightly in advance of last week, being most noticeable in the middle of the sale. Ewes of questionable age and unfinished wethers had scant attention. Best crossbred wethers made 22s 6d to 24s 6d; extra heavy 25s to 26s 6dj medium to good 20s to 21s 6d; light 15s 9d to 18s 6d ; best crossbred ewes 19s to 21s 9d; a pen of extra prime 25s 3d ; medium to good 16s to 17s Gd ; light 12s Gd to 14s 6<J; mqrino wethers 14s to 16s 6d. Lambs—6l9 were penned. Bidding was keen, and prices were fully up to last week's rates. Best lambs made 16s 6d to 18s ; one pen of extra prime 19s 9d ; others 14s to 16s. Pigs—lo9 were yarded. The greater proportion of these were small pigs, slips, and suckers, and prices were slightly easier. Suckers made 7s to 9a ; slips lla to 14s 6d; stores 16s to 23s 6d; porkers 28s to 36s ; light baconers 38s to 44s ; heavy baconers 45s to 525; choppers up to 635.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6573, 18 May 1905

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Burnside Stock Market Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6573, 18 May 1905

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