Ashburton Stock Market.
There was a very small entry of stock at the Ashburton yards to-day, and an average attendance of buyers. The number of sheep yarded was 994, while the cattle pens had only 12 occupants. Competition was not very brisk. Prices realised ■were: —
Cattle —Of the small entry, fat steers sold at £2 10s, M 10g, and £8 ; tat cows £3 5s .£5 5s and .£8 ss; fat heifers .£3 12s 6d, £1 17s 6d, and £5 2s 6d.
Shehf—A line of 300 sound mouthed ewes brought 22s 6d. Other prices were — Two-tooth ewes, in lamb , 20s ; Shropshire ewes in lamb, 27s 6d; ewes in lamb 21& 66, fat ewes, 13s 6d to 14s ; old ewes 7s 6d ; dryjerossbred ewes 6s; merino ewes 43 81, crossbred hoggets 14s, 15s 2d, 16s 4d, and 18s. Lambs were sold at 14s 9d, 153 and 163 and shorn lambs at 12s 6d and 12s 7d.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6624, 18 July 1905
Ashburton Stock Market. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6624, 18 July 1905
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