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DUNEDIN, March 11.

At Burnside to-day there was a good yarding of fat cattle. The bulk of the entry consisted of cows and heifers of moderate quality, but a few pens of good bullocks, were also yarded. The demand throughout was dull, and ,■ prices for fair quality beef were lower by fully 12s 6d per head compared with last week's rates. The demand for, good ox beef was good, but prices for this quality Avere slightly lower than last week* s rates. Good bullocks, made £12 10s to £13 10s, medium £10 to £11, light £8 ,10s to £9; good, cows and heifers £8 10s to £9 ss, medium £6 15s to £7 10s, light and inferior £5 to £5 15s. There were 3087 fat sheep penned. The yarding was made up largely 'of ewes, the bulk of which were of good quality. The majority of the entry_ of wethers was of moderate quality. Competition for good quality sheep was good, and these were firm at last week's rates. Moderate quality sorts may be quoted to Gd per head below last week's rates. Prime wethers made 22-s 6d to 24s (extra to 27s 3d), o-ood 21s to 225, light 18s 6d to 19s 6d • prime ewes (heavy) 20s 6d to 225, good 18s to 19s, medium 14s 6d to 15s 6d . . , , , Fat Lambs.—Nine hundred and eighty fat lambs were yarded, and the qxiality was rather better than what has been coming forward lately. Freezing buyers were operating freely, and the sale throughout was an excellent one, at prices 6d per head in advance of recent rates. Best made 19a

to 20s, good 17s to 18s, medium 15s to 16s, forward conditioned 13s to 14s.

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BURNSIDE STOCK MARKET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8816, 12 March 1914

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BURNSIDE STOCK MARKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8816, 12 March 1914

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