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DUNEDIN, April 16. At the Burnside stock market 146 fat cattle were penned. Good quality stock realised about late rates, but there was no demand, for unfinished bullocks and cows. Best bullocks made £17 10s to £18 17s 6d, others £14 10s to £16 os, light and unfinished sorts £12 to £13 15s. prime heavy cows £13 10s to £16, others £9 10s to £12 12s 6d.

Fat Sheep—3ol2«were yarded, the bulk being medium to inferior, quality. Owing to holidays and pressure at the freezing works the sale was one of the worst held at Burnside in recent years. Prime quality sold at an advance of 1b on last week's rates, and medium and inferior were down Is per head. Prime heavy wethers made 40s 9d to 43s 3d, prime 34s 3d to 38s, medium 27s lo 32s 6d, light 21s and upwards, extra prime heavy ewes 36s 9d to 41s 6d, prime 28s to 33.s 3r, medium 21s 6d to 25s 3d, light and inferior from 12s 6d. Fat Lambs—64o were yarded, the bulk being of fair .to medium quality. The lamb market was affected by the same conditions as the sheep, and a large proportion were tiirned out unsold. , Jigs—There was a moderate yarding. 'Fats ruled at about last week's rates. Stores sold at a decline.

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BURNSIDE MARKET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9589, 17 April 1919

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BURNSIDE MARKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9589, 17 April 1919

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