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BURNSIDE STOCK MARKET.

DUNEDIN, March ,4.,. At Burnside to-day 174 fat cattle were yarded and the entry proved quite sufficient for. requirements. The bulk consisted of cows, heifers and medium-weight steers, for which the demand was not very keen, with the result that the sale was somewhat erratic. , Prime quality bullocks of good weight sold well under good competition. Best bullocks made £13 to £15, medium £11 10s to £12 10s, light £8 10s to £10 10s, best heifers £8 10s to £9 15s, medium £6 10s to £7 10s., light and inferior £5 to £6. Fat Sheep.—The yarding of fat sheep showed a considerable f alling-ofl: as compared with last week's supply, only 1412 being penned. There was a gopd demand for both ewes and wethers at an advance of fully Is per head on last week's rates. Best wethers made 24s to 27s 6d, extra to 31s 6d,' medium, * weights 21 s \6d to 235, liglrt 18s to 20s 6d, best ewes 20s to 23s 3d, medium 17s to 18s 6d, light and inferior 12s to 1.5 s. , Lambs.—sßo lambs were penned and the greater number were ,of medium quality. Prime lambs sold at equal to last week's rates, but medium and inferior sorts were rather easier. Best made 18s to 19s 3d, medium 16s to 17s, 6d, light 13s 6d to 15s. ! Only 37 fat pigs were penned and these met with a good demand, the prices ruling firm, at last week's rates. | On the other hand, stores were in slow - demand and v the yarding, consisting of Ho, sold at a reduction'; of 2s 6d to ss, per head, as compared; \fit.Si recent values. , ' ;

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BURNSIDE STOCK MARKET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8810, 5 March 1914

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BURNSIDE STOCK MARKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8810, 5 March 1914

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