Burnside Stock Market
United Press Association--Per Electric Telegraph. Dune din, May 24 Cattle—l 44 head of cattle wore yarded. The demand was good, and competition thin, and prices showed an advance of fully 10s on last week. Price3:—Best bullocks £9 5s to £10 17s 6d ; medium to good .£7 10s to £8 15s; light £5 15s to £6 15s ; best cows and heifers £6 6a to £8; medium to good £4, 10s to £5 15s j light £3 5s to .£4 ss. Fat Sheep—J,ss4 were penned, consisting principally of medium quality wethers and ewes, with a few pens extra fine wethers, for which there was a keen demand. Prices as compared with last weeks were fully Is 6d per head higher. Best wethers brought 23a to 265, one pen extra prime selling at 27s 9d ; medium wethers 193 to 21s ; beat ewes up to 20a; others 16s to 18s 9d. F<it Lambs—2lß were yarded, and keenly competed for. Price 3 were slightly in advance of last weeks; Best lambs sold at 17s to IDs 6d, one small pen of extra heavy bringing 21s 9d ; others 15s to 16s 6d. Pigs~l9l were yarded. Suckers brought 7s to 9s ; slip^ Us to 14s 6d ; stores 16s to 23s 6d; porkers 28s to 36s ; light baconers 38b to 44s ; heavy baooners 45s to 52s ; choppers up to 635.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Issue 6579, 25 May 1905
Burnside Stock Market Ashburton Guardian, Issue 6579, 25 May 1905
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