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BURNSIDE STOCK MARKET.

DUNEDIN, April 23. At the Burnside market 149j;at cattle were Denned. Best bullocks sold well, but unfinished bullocks and cows<showed no improvement on late rates. Best cattle advanced probably 20s. Extra prime heavy bullocks made from £21 to £26 17s 6d, prime £18 10s to £20 10s, medium £16 to £18, light and unfinished £13 10s upwards; extra prime heaw heifers £16 to £18, prime £13 10s to £15, medium £11 10s to £13.. light and aged £8 10s upwards. Sheep.—There was a full yarding. 2403 being penned. Prices for prune sorts were slightly better, but light and medium,were hard to quit at late pricea. althougb, taken all over, the sale was more animated. Extra prime heavy wethers made 47s 6d to 58s, prime 40s to 45s 6d, medium 34s to 395, light and unfinished 25s upwards; extra prime heavy ewes to 58s, prime 38s 9d to 43s 6d. medium 32s to 375, light and aged 20s upwards.

Lambs.—Eight hundred and seventytwo were penned, the quality being medium. Freezing buyers were not keen, and there was no improvement in prices, which ranged from ..18s to 28s 9d.

Pigs.—A full yarding met with keen demand, prices improving by 10s to 15s. Best baconers made 9£d to 10^d per lb, best porkers 9^d to lO^d per lb.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9593, 24 April 1919

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BURNSIDE STOCK MARKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9593, 24 April 1919

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