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LATEST COMMERCIAL

ABBINGTON.

CHRISTCHURCH, April 30,

■At Addington market there were larger yardings of tat lambs and fat sheep and pigs, and rather smaller entry of store, sheep, arid very short yardings of fat and store cattle. Export buyers were operating freely in fat lambs and fat sheep, and kept these, markets steady, cind at the same time there was an advance in the primer .lines of fat sheep, for which butchers' competed" above freezing values. Fat cattle were also firmer and pigs of allclasses wwe ■ easier. Dairy cattle and vealers sold well, but there was nothing in the store cattle pens to form, quota-' ,tions. ■ Store sheep.—2 to 8-tooth ewes 10s 7d to 22sj 2-tooth wethers 21s 2d to 21s 7d, good 4 and 6-tooth 22s Id to 235, others los" 9d to 19a, 6 and 8--tooth 205.t0 24s 4d, others 14s 9d to 17s 9d; ewe lambs 3.2s 6d to 18s, mixed sex lambs 10s 7d to lea, wether lambs 12a to 14s. Fat Sheep—Extra prime wethers to 47s 6d. prime 33b 6d to 41s 3d, medium 29s 6d to 335, lighter 225-6 d to-295; extra prime ewes b;Js 9d 3 prime 30s 6d to • 345.- medium 25s to 80s, lighter 17s to 22s 6d; prime iambs 26s 6d to 31s • Id. .medium 23s 6a to 26s Id, lighter 17s. 9d to 235. Fat Cattle —Extra prime steers £22 15s. prime £16 to £19 10s, ordinary £11 to £15 10s; extra prime heifers £16. prime £12 to £14 17s 6d, ordinary i £10 to £11 10s; prime cows.£lo 5s to i £14 ss. ordinary £9 os. | Pigs.—Choppers and baconer^ equal to 9d lb. porkers equal to lOdlb, best stores £2 os to £2 10s, medium £1 17s 6d to £2. smaller 14s 6d to 355, weaners 8s 6d to 14s. .

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LATEST COMMERCIAL, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9599, 1 May 1919

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LATEST COMMERCIAL Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9599, 1 May 1919

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