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Burnside Stock Market

United Press Association—Per Electric Telegraph. Dunedin, Jane 28 Fut Cattle—lßo head were yarded, heavy weight prime being m a minority, and m consequence these had special attention at an improvement of 10s per head over last week. Competition was keen, and the market ali round was m favour of vendors. Best bullocks made £9 15s to J3lO 10a ; medium steers .£8 7s 6d ; prime heifers £x> to £8 53 ; cows £4 5s to £5 ss. Fat Sheep—l,7so were penned, comprising good quality wethers, with a few pens of medium ewes. The sale opened firm at at last week's rates, but prices fell away towards the end by about Is 6d per head. Best wethers made 22a 6d to 243 9d; a few pens of extra heavy 27s 9d ; good wethers 2ls to 22s 3d ; other up to 20s ; good ewes 17s 6d to 20s ; extra good to 23s 6d ; others 15s to 193. Fat Lambs—4oo were yarded. Prices receded slightly on last week's rates. Best lamba made 15s 6d to 17s 9d ; extra heavy up to 19s ; others 14a to 15s 3d. Pigs—l3o were yarded. All baconers sold at satisfactory rates, but snckers and slips were m good demand. Suckers made 4s to 8s ; slips 9s to 12s 6d ; stores 15s to to 20a ; porkers 25s to 85s j light baconers 38s to 49s j heavy ditto 50s to 535; choppers up to 655.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6608, 29 June 1905

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Burnside Stock Market Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6608, 29 June 1905