LIVB BTOOK MARKET
MiB'BR H. Mathoh & Co. report : — Wednesday |
There were larger entries than last wei k, but the attendance w<»e 1 mited on account o< the wet weather. Fat eatilo were irrtgulur, but piieM generally were unoharignd Stoveehetp wero in keen demand, but fut lainhs i were in over eupply, nnd priofi* , ftli about '2j i per bead. F»t sheep were nifo f.a'f'er. . V .g* j sold at late rates. Htorc cattle wei em good demand. I
The yarding of store sheep was a very Modera'e one, and >ho demand for all frioriptions wan again very strong. Quotations are :- Foartooth wothore lfis 4d to 18s Id, good two-tooth wethera Us CI to 15a 8d medium two tooth wethers li)s to 14- , , twotoolh ewes 17 s * 'Jd, eroßbbied ewea with Umbß 12s 7d all counted, There wai an eutry of 528 fat lamba of eteeilent quality There was an overiupply for butcher ' purp?e9, and prices dropped about 2a per head. The range of prices wue j-Baet lambe 16a Cd to 20s Cd, lighter Hβ to 16s. | There was a larger entry of fit cheep. The market va« fairly strong in the eiirli.ir p»rt, but lowoide the end, wh n i' whs found that •uppliea were mere than tuffioient. prces fell considerably, ui>d "weio diiiKM.it to effect. Tho rarpe o( pipes whb :-■ Wo I') , wethers 27», wholly to 31- iM,rm" n (, ; shorn wethers ale Oil to Wj 0 I, nihu s Ith io 21«, prime eborn ewes 'HU to 24*, extra to 27a Gd, others 13a Cd to \% Cd. The yarding in tho fat oa'tle section totalled 283 head. The Bale opened rather irregularly at prices scarcely as firm as a week earlier, but improved tow.itda iht o'i Bβ. Beef made »la 6d to 38< per 1001b. bteere made £T 2a 6d to £11 10', ex'ra to £16, heifers £7 to £9 10s, extra to £11 sa, cows £8 to £10 se. Peninanla fhlps were:—B. Nutt (Ataahua) 13 eteoe at £10 7b 0d to £12 Cβ, '2 cow* at £7. An average number of fat calvps came forwnrd, and the demat.d wne on the same level as nt recent sale*, priefs ranging from 8110601. ~ . . There was a reprefentntive yardmp of Btore oattls, the bulk being of a very u-eful c nf, the young classes being especially Rood For the bfß* olaeaee there wna brisk con petitior, vnluee boirg unchanged. Fifteen to eighteen month eorte made £2 Is Io £4 53, two-year ■teere £4 15' to £4 17e 6d, two year heifers £i 2b 6d to £4 7s, two and a half year steers £6 15s, three-year heifera £5 ss, dry owe £1 10a Io £5 ss. The dairy oowe wero a poor olns?, but as usual anything good commanded competit on. Prices ranged from £3 to £9. There waa a medium rntry of fat and tho demand was a shade better, although there was a quotable advance in valnea, Choppers made £3 'o £4 heavy baconors o7s -to 645, lighter ports 47-t to 55a, extra to 70s, ■qunl to 5d to ssd per lt\ Heavy poikers 41a to 445, lighter 35a to 40', uj'.iivalf in to Gjd per lb. Only & small nnnibe-of ptorc pigs were penned. The derunnd was fair, although a few of the buyere showed muoh keennam. Larß" stores made 35i to 40s, medium 20a to 34-1, and amall sorts 18a to 233. Weaners rnnde ]ii to 183.
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COMMERCIAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4354, 5 December 1913
COMMERCIAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXI, Issue 4354, 5 December 1913
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