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BURNSIDE STOCK MARKET.

DTJNEDIN, February 17. At Burnsids 170 fat cattle were yarded, for the most part good quality bullocks, with a few pens of medium cows. Owing to the large yarding last week," there were a good number in hand. The sale opened with prices at about par with last week's rates, but as it advanced there was a drop of i About 10s per head. Best bullocks £11' 10s to £13, extra to ' £14 12s 6d, 'others £10 to £11: best heifers. £7 to £8 10s, extra to. £10; cows £5 to £7. .- ; ■ ' •■ . ,-■ Fat Sheep—There was a medium •yarding, 2034 being penned. Owing to, a large yarding, last ■ week butchers'' stocks were heavy, and competition wasj at no time keen. The sale opened with |>rices about. 6d in advance of last week's rates, but as it progressed a weakening tendency set in, with the result that it closed with a reduction of .about 6d on last week's values. Best wethers 20s to 235, extra ' to 23s 9d, medium 18s to 19s 6d, others 16s 6d to 17s 6d; best ewers 18s to 20s, -extra to 23s 9d, others 12s to 15s. Fat Lambs—474 were penned. There was a full raxister of export buyers, and competition was keen at last rates. Best 17s to I9s. extra to 21s, medium 15s to 16s, unfinished 13s 6d to 14s 6d.

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

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

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