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ADDINGTON STOCK MARKET.

CHRI&TOHUROH, May U.i.j At Addington market there ware lai*ge entries of stock in almost aW departments. Prices generally wore easier for fat etock. Store sheep met with fair inquiry at late rate.s. Fat sheep.and fat lambs were down about 2s per head from the previous week's prices. Fat cattle-• were also much Raider. There was 1 a decline in the .'value of fat-pigs, but stores .sold at the,previous Week's rates. Store Sheep.—Ewes, '2-tooth 14s 2d to-23s lid, 4 and 6-tooth 18s 6d to 225, 6 and 8-tooth 11s. 7d to 16s 9d, poorer sorts 4s 6d xo Us; wethers, 2-tooth, 15s" 6d to 235, 4 and' 6-tooth 22s Id; ewe lambs 10s Id to 15s ,ld. wetherlambs 11s 0d to 12s 4d, mixed sex iambs .83 7d to 10s.

Fat Sheep.—Prime wetller^s 30s 6<l to 38s 6d, medium 26s 6d to .80s, lighter 21s 9d to 265, merino 10s to 13s 9d; extra prime ewes 38s, prime 27-s 6tl to 30s, medium 21s 6d to 275 % lighter 12s to 21s; extra prime lambs to 31s 6d ,prime 25s to 28s 6d^ medium 17« to 21s, lighter lis 9d to 15s 6d. Fat Cattle.—Extra prime steers £23 ss, prime,£l3 10»Vto £18, oi-dinary £8 10s to £13: .extra prim^ heifers £1.4 10s, prime £10 to £13 10s, ordinary £5 17s 6d to £9 10s; extra prime c/>ws £15'2s6d,'prime £10 to £13, ordinary £5 17s 6d to £9 lOfs. Pigs.—Choppers and baconers , efijuajl to'B^d per Ib, porkers equal to lOd to lO^d per 1b; best stores £2 10s to £2 16s, medium £2 6s to £2 Bs. smaJler 22s to 30s, weaners 17s to 21s.

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ADDINGTON STOCK MARKET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9610, 15 May 1919

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ADDINGTON STOCK MARKET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9610, 15 May 1919

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