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CHRISTCKUIICH, April 2. ' At Addiiigton market to-day there was a rainy large entry of stock, fats showing: an -increase. • Fat cattle were practically without change, but fat sheep and fat iambs again dropped in pride,''froin 2s to 3s per head, there being "'very little competition for export' owing to. space in the works getting scarce. Store sheep were easier by■■'ls'-tid to 2s per head, the continued dry -weather and .scarcity of feed seri-„-.ously ■•affecting the position regarding 'Stock, both for immediate use and for the coming winter. Store cattle were dull, of sale. Fat pigs;soM well, but weaners were not much in demand. Store Sheep.—Best 2-tooth ewes 27s to 27s 9d, others.2ls to, 26s sd, 4, 6 and 8-tooth 21s 7d to 29s 8d; good 2tooth,wethers 24s 9d to 275,, 4 and 6tooth'23s 9d to 265 ; good mixed sexJambs 15s 3d to 16s, medium 13s 6d to 14s Id, cull lambs down to 5s Id, ewe lambs 19s. Fat Sheep.—Extra prime wethers 42s 6d, prime 30s to 35s yd, lighter 25s 6d to 20s 6d; extra prime ewes 42s 9d, prime 27s 6d to 34s 6d, medium 23s 6d to 275, lighter 18s 9d to 235, merino s ios 6d. < :■■:■: ■■;■■■•■■•■ - - Fat' Lamb's —Extra- prime to oOs, prime-24s 6cl to'2Bs 6d, medium 21s to 245, lighter 15s 6d to 20s. Fat "Cattle—Extra prime steers £23 15s, prime £15 to £21; ordinary £12 15s--to-£l4 10s, .■ extra- prime heifers £15 2s 6d, prime £10 to £14 10s, ordinary? £6 10s to £9 10s; extra prime xows £15 2s 6d, prime £11 to £13 2s 6d ordinary £7 to £10 10s. Store Cattle.—Calves 3as to 70s, 18, months steers. £6 5s to £7, 2-year steers £10, di-y :cbws £4 17s 6d to £7... bulls £6 to £12 17s 6d; dairy cows £7 ,tos£_l7. .' " ;...;:. „';. ■ -f!;. r' V Pi*gs-i-Choppers -arid bacoiiers eqiifa'l to 9|d per lb, porkers equal to 10|d to 10-jd per lb, best stores £3 to' £3 16s. medium £2 8s to £2 18s. small 25s to 38s, weaners 7s 6d to 16s.

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LATEST COMMERCIAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9576, 3 April 1919

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LATEST COMMERCIAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9576, 3 April 1919