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BURNSIDE STOCK MARKET.

(Per Press Association.)

DUNEDIN, February 4. At Burnside to-day there was a very large entry of fat cattle, 220 being yarded. There were no prime heavy bullocks, the yarding being composed of medium weight bullocks and heifers. Considering the large yarding the competition was very keen . and prices, taken all round, wore from 5s to 10s head better than those ruling last week.

Prime bullocks made £13 to £14. 10s, medium £11 to £12 10s, light £9 10s to £10 10s, extra prime heifers to £11 17s 6d/ good £9 10s to £10 10s, medium £8 to £9 ss, light £6 to £7 lbs. -

There were 1621 fat sheep yarded, the market being composed principally of medium wethers and ewes. There was very keen competition for all prime ewes and wethers, and, owing to the, small entry, prices showed an advance from Is to Is Gd per ihead all through. Light sheep did not participate in tliv advance to this extent. Extra prime wethers made to 27s 9d, ,good 24s to 26j-;'. medium 21s to 22s 6d, light 17s 6d to 19s'6d, extra prime ewes to 275, best ewes 22s to 24s 6d, medium 19s to 20s, light and inferior 13s to 16s 6d. Lambs.—There was a very small yarding of" lambs, only 434 coming forward. There ' was keen competition throughout, and prices were from par to '6d above last week's rates. Best made to 20s 6d, good 18s to 19s, medium 16s to 17s, light and inferior 13s to 14s 6d. There were 39 fat and 78 .store pigs penned. There was keen competition for fats, and prices showed an advance on last week's rates. Suckers made. 14s to 17s, slips. 19s to 235. stores 27s to 40s, porkers 41s to 555.. light bacon■ers 56s to 60s, heavy to 70s.

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BURNSIDE STOCK MARKET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8786, 5 February 1914

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BURNSIDE STOCK MARKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8786, 5 February 1914

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