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ADDINGTON STOCK MARKET.

CHRISTCHUIiGH, February 18. The yardings of stock were about equal to those of last week at Addington yards to-day, and there v/as a fair attendance. Fat cattle sold without change, and although fat lambs were irregular, there was little' change in values, except for heavy lambs, which were -easierl, Store sheep met with keen competition, and pigs sold at advanced rates. Fat sheep sold well at the opening of the sale and prices afterwards'gave way.' v ■■.'■■■ The following .prices were realised:— Sheep. Rape lambs made 12s 6d to 16s 6d, others 7s 6d to 11s 3d, ewe lambs. 15s to 15s 6d,-two-tooth ewes 16s to'23s, four, sis, and -eight-tooth" 16s 6d to 20s, •sound-KioTith.?.;! 14s to 18s, older ewes. 11s - to -14s 6d,' tw.o-tooth wethers lls. to 15s 6d, better sorts 16s to 17s 3d, two and four-tooths 14s 6d to 17s; 9d. Fat Lambs.—Tegs made 19s to 20s Qd, extra to 225,' average freezing; weights 16s to 19s, light and unfinished 14s 5d to''lss 6cl. ■Fat-Sheep.-Prime wethers made 21s to 23s 6d, : extra 255, others 18s .to 20s Qd, prime! erves 13s to 22s sd, medium 15s to 17s 6d, aged -and-light" 13s to 14s 6d. . ' ■ , Cattle. — Fat Cattle.— Steers made £8.7s 6d to £11 10s, extra to £14, heifers ; £6 15s to £10.55, cows £5 to £9 15s. Store Cattle.—ls to 18 months sorts made £3 to £3 ss, two-year steers £4 "'9fe 6d (passed), two-year heifers £3 17s '6d to £4 4s, three-year heifers £4 I7g -Qd to £5, and.dry cows 37s 6d to MDairy cows '.made £3 15s 8d to £12. Pigs. ■Fat Tigs made £3 10s to £4 15s, he.tu-y baconers-£3 7s to £3 15s, lighter baconers £2 15s to £3 5s (price ■per lb., old to 6d), heavy porkers £2 6s to £2 10s, -lighter porkers £2 to £2 4s (price per Ib. 6d to 61d.) Store Pigs.—Large, stores, made 42s to 535, medium 30s to 41s, small 24s to :355, small weaners 14s upwards, good •to 23s 4d. .

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ADDINGTON STOCK MARKET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8798, 19 February 1914

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ADDINGTON STOCK MARKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8798, 19 February 1914

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