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DUNEDIN, February 25. At Burnside to-day 234 fat cattle were yarded. Owing to ithe large yarding, prices showed a decline of. 10s per head on last week's rates. Best Hillocks made £11 10s to £12 10s, extra to £14 15e, medium £9 10s to £10 ss. best heifers £7. to £8 5s, v extra to £11 7s 6d, others £5 15s to £6 10s. There was a. full yarding of fat sheep, -3000 being penned. Export ■buyers were operating and' this steadied the market, last week'svrates being .fully maintained. Best wethers made 20s to 26s,,.extra heavy .to 25s 6d, mediumy and ;light ; J7s,, 6d to; 18s Mod, best ewes 16s 6d to- 18s 6d, extra heavy to 245, medium 13s to 145., Fat Lambs.—l2oo fat' lambs were penned. Freezing buyers were operating on the basis of s£d per lb. The quality of the yarding generally was not very good. Best made 17s to 19s, ■extra to 20s; 9d,-medium 15s to 16s 6d .unfinished 12s 6d to' 14s 6d.

Ninetyrfive fat pigs and 65 stores were penned. Prices for fats were easier, but stores sold well at late rates.

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BURNSIDE STOCK MARKET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 26 February 1914

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BURNSIDE STOCK MARKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 26 February 1914

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