The Ashburton branch, of the New Zealand Farmers' Co-operative Association conducted a successful horse fair yesterday. The entries numbered about 60, and the attendance of buyers was large. There was a. keen inquiry for good draughts. Following are some of the sales: —
Draughts:—Mare (3yrs), with foal at foot 72 ■guineas, mar© (4yrs), with foal at foot 52 guineas, mare (7yrs), with foal at foot 40 guineas, bay gelding (2yrs) £20, black mare (7yrs) £31, gelding (4yrs) £30, gelding (4yrs) £36 10s, mare (aged) £25, do. do. £15, mare (3yrs) £15 10s. geldmg (aged) £13 10s, mare (aged) £22 10s, mare (4yrs). £31,, mare (4yrs) £36. geldmg (6>s) £18 10s mare (6yrs) £23, gelding (6yrs) £18, geldmg <4yrs) £37 10s, gefding (oyrs)' £42 10s. Hacks:—A consignment of hacks from Mount Possession was offered, ranging from live to seven years. The prices obtained for them were:—£B ss. £11 10s, £7 15s, £9, £8, £14 os, and £7. A roan filly'(4yrs) ■ made £14 10s, black gelding (4yrs) £15, geldmg (oyrs) £22 ss, ™.re (4yrs) £5 ss, and" a gelding (6yrs) £9.
do. (aged) £14, do. (aged) £10, hack mare, by Alannlicher, £9? ljsiok mare, by Mambririo Mac, £10; hack filly (4yrs) by General' Symons, £13, hack gelding (<iyrs) by General Symons, £9, hack filly <2yrs)'by Ivanoff, £8, draught filly (4yi-s). £38, draught gelding (aged) £10 os.. pony mare' £10. Impleineiits.—Roller £2, grubber £IG, drill-£3, binder £12, double-fur-row plough £2 ■ 10s. Sundries sold at ruling rates.
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HORSE FAIR., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8818, 14 March 1914
HORSE FAIR. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8818, 14 March 1914
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