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Addington Live Stock Market.

United Press Association™ My Mlo'frrio Telograpr. CHRI3TCHtrRCH, JutlG 7 At the Addington yards to-day, the entries oi: stock, fix-jepfc fat sheap and fat cattle, were only fmr, and thoro was only a moderate attendance, litmi showed a recovery in values, but store shfiep did. noi pjeot with gui o g-j much enquiry, while fat i-jiuha weio about the same »s the previous wotik. Kuc bhef p eoid without, any notice-i-b:>. ohaifge, Kioep!; prime wethurv, which wmw somewhat tinner. Heavy weight. t,< showed a little improvement, but other ci»&Kes or' pig.) wore >tg*in dull of s-»U\ Dairy cows sold well, but there were <-u!y n few odd lots of store cattle ofitiied. lv tho store siheep pens there was only a .-snail entry, couaisth.'g chiefly ot wethers. (>win.» to tha brail; in ihn wou'.lwu- thw .id i»'.t Bell so tieely as of Into. The p iruipil snld- wwn ,;G3 i and 4 t .oth wotii. t-s sit 17s ',).!, 571ftt i7^, ht t t0..-tlisat \ •I. ."•).:, G'J Vxi^^.jt. (wociiet 1-) at 15', 100 tio j su, Us 'J'i, ->i dn (s,Jioru) at ll.j id, 107 do rfi- iHi- >m\, uud iati u;,"oti crcsbfoivd uwoj uV l.."fi id. i''a.t |itttibs--'i'hero was ;i modoratn tmtry, which sold uad>-.r good cotnpetitioa at iate rates. 'Jeijd sol-i nt I'Ji Gd to 22^, laaih weighs 17s to 10-s lighter 16s to 10i Ud. Fivt sheisp-There was a fairly heavy yarding, including some very prime l.nes, which sold at slightly increased ra-es. Other classes of wethers and ewes brought about tha previous week's values. The ran^je of prices was as follows:—Prime wethers 22s to 255, extra to 26a Kid, Gjrtdiuui \\)i Gd to sJls Od, light 17s 7d to 19-i, pdmoewos i'.).s t,.- 22^, ex.ira pfimo ti; 25^. medium J7;i 6.1 to 18.s (JJ, aged 14.i to 37i-S • l'tit cattle—The entry numbered 195, and was mostly of prime quality. Tlieve weie v numbec or' lots passnd as the coiumenceinent of die sale, but bidding iuaI proved, and tho passed lots were afterwards told, a good clearance beiotf elTeo:-ed ut improved ratas. Kight steers, tri.m Meßß:s tf. D.aud J. F. Euuhanan (Kinluch), uiads £0 10s to .212, 10 steers from Air A. Birdling (Lansdowoe), £8 12s fid to £10 12* 6d, and 13 steers from Mr G. Geldings (Fernßido?, £7 to .£8 lUs. Orher steers brought £b" 12s (5d to .£lO 2s Gd, heifers £'o 7s 6d to £7 2s 6d, and cows M 7d 6<i to £7 12s (3d—or equal to 19s to 21s per 100 ibs tor prime quality, a few extra prime selling at 225, and cowsaud inferior quality 158 to 18s par 100 lbs. A fair entry of veal calves told at 73 6d to £'i. Stora and dairy cattle—There were only a few lots of store cattle penned, and there was but little demand. Calves sold at 7s 6d to 13s, 18 months old soita £2 13b, 2-4-year steers ££ 2a 6d (pjssed), dry cows 29s to £2 17s. Dairy uov.s were in brisk demand, and the be-st soits sold at £8 to ,£lO 17s 6d, and others £4-to £7 10 1. Pigs - There was only a medium yarding, which sold .irregularly. H'jnvy bacotiers were in hettor request and porkers were easier, while tnare was a dull demand for stores, which wase mostly s-uidl. Light baconers made 35s tc 40.-, heavier 45s to oGs-equal to S-J-d to 4d lb. Porkers made 23s to 325, or equal to 4 i to 4£-d per lb; medium stores 15s to 22s 6d, slips Us to 14;, weanors 5o to 10s.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6590, 8 June 1905

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Addington Live Stock Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6590, 8 June 1905