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METHVEN STOCK SALE.

The/entry of sheep at the Methven yards yesterday aggregated about 7000. The bulk of tihe yarding was comprised principally of stores, the majority of which had been brought from the back country, and were in very poor condition. For this class of stock there was no demand, and the majority of the pens were passed. Bidding throughout for all classes was very dull; but the prices for good young sheep, although. much below those ruling some weeks ago, were on a par with those realised at the-Metihven sale a fortnight ago. Following were some of the principal sales:— -

Fat Sheep.—Ewes: 9 at 245, 24 at 245; lambs: 58 at 245, 39 at 24s Bd, 170 at 23s 6d.

Store Sheep.—lso 4, 6 and 8-tooth 3bred ewes at 20s, 150 wether lambs at 15s, 74 do. at 14s, 144 4, 6, and 8-tooth ewes at 275, 57 4, 6 and 8-toot'h -J-bred ewes at 27s 4d, 201 wether lambs (small) at 14s 5d,. 276 do. (small) at 14s 3d, 142 i-bred ewe* at 26s 9d, 201 -Jbred ewes at 27s Bd, 194 crossbred ewes at 28s 4d, 348 ewes at 20s. Rams—2 3-shear Border Leicester at 3fgns, ,1 4shear do. l|gn, 1 4-shear do. 3£gns, 14 English Leicesters at sgns, 5 do. at 4£gns. ..

Cattle—3 fat steers at £11 10s, c 6w r coming. to profit, £7.

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METHVEN STOCK SALE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9585, 12 April 1919

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METHVEN STOCK SALE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9585, 12 April 1919

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