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Addington Live Stock Market.

United Press Association— Ry Kleotrio Telegraph CHiusTCiroRCH, July 12

At the Addington yards there were fair entries of stock, and a good attendance. The few ntore sbeep entered met with a good demand, and the bo3t fat lambs sold at too previous week's prices, while unfinished sorts were ftgain easier. Fat wethers and ewe 3 showed a decline, and prime beef brought last week's rates. There was a poor sale of store cattle, and a moderate demand for dairy cows. Fat pigs were easier, aud stores were not in very keen demand,

Store Sheep —99 four, six, and eisrht tooth ewes made 2Pis 7d; 313 aged, 14a j 93 merinos, 8a Id; 36 wethers, 183 lid; and 483 brought 16s lOd to 17s.

Fat Lambs—A. small yarding of mostly unfinished sorts were again easier, while any well finished lots brought the previous week's rates. Tegs made 19s 6d to 219 6(1; and standard weights 16s to 19s. Fat Sheep—The entry of fat sheep was again mostly wethers. Wethers upon the whole declined Is to Is 6d par hend, and there was a further drop in the values of ewes, especially medium and inferior sorts. Prices were as follows:—Prime wethers, 23s to 26s 6d ; others, 183 3d to 22s 6d; prime heavy ewes, 20s to 22s fid; medium, 17s 6d to 19s 6d ; aged, 14s to 17s; good merino wethers. 17s Id to 18s.

Fat Cattle—One steer from Mr G. E Rhodes (Meadowbtrnk) made £1.3 10s; and five brought M 15s to £8 15s; 16 brought £10 2s 6d to £12 ; and 21 brought £7 5s to £S ss; other steers, £6 7s 6d to £10 12s 6d; heifers, £4 17s 6d to £7; and cows £4. 10a to £7 2s 6d—equal to 21s to 235, and medium to good 173 to 20a per lOOlbs. A fair entry of veal calves sold at 7b Gd to £210s.

Store and Dairy Cattle-—A few odd lots of store cattle changed bands at comparatively low rates; medium dairy cows sold op to £7 17s 6d. Pigs—Baconers made 40a to 50s, equal to 3£d to 3£d per lb; porkers, 24-9 to 333, equal to 3Jd to 4d per lb; large stores, 20s to 245; medium, 13s to, 18s; and small 103 6d to 12s 6d.

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Addington Live Stock Market., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXI, Issue 6620, 13 July 1905

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Addington Live Stock Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXI, Issue 6620, 13 July 1905

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