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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET.

Messrs H. Matson & Co. report:—

There were large entries of stock and a good attendance. Fat cattle showed a further drop in prices, and fat lambes were firmer by about a farthing per lb. Store aheep also Bold well, and fat sbeepsold fully up to last week's rates. Pigs showed a slight improvement in prices, and there wasa_good demand for sore cattle and for the better class of dairy cow?.

The range cf prices was— Btore sheep: Beßt hoggets made 14s Od to 10s, other average lines lis to 14s culls 6s upwards, four and six tooth wether 18s Gd to 18a 7d, others 15s to 17b lid, two tooth wethers 11* 81 to )2s Bd, cull two tooth wethers 9* 0 ', two tooth ewt'a 14s 9d, merino wethera 13s lid, and merino ewes 4s. Fat lambs; Tega 21s to 245, equal to Od per lb; average freezing weighs 17 Gdto Sis, equal to 6Jd per lb; light and unfinishi-d 15« 2d to 17a. Peninsula sales were Mr R, Birdlinjf, Little River, 80 at 17a 6d ; Mr W. T. McHale, Chorlton, 25 at 17s 4d, Fat sheep : Prime wethers 21s to 24s Gd, Others 16s 5d to 20a Gd, prime ewes 18s to 255, others 13-t Id to 17s Gd. A Peuinsula Bale was W. T. McHale, Chorlton, 26 at 17*

3d. Fat cattle; Steers £8 lOi to £11, extra to £15 10s, heifers £5 17s Gd to £8 ss. extra to £10 159, cows £5 5s to £10 12s Gd. Peninsula sales were J O. Coop, Little Rive', 9 steeri £10 12s Gi to £11 7s Od ; G G. Holmes, Knooklyn, 13 Bteers £13 to £15 10s; average £14 7s Gd.

Fat calves: 8s to 50a. Store oatt'le: Fifteen to eighteen months GOrts, £2 15s to £3 10a, two year Bteers £4, two year heifers £3 15s, dry cows £1 10a to £5 8a 6d. Dairy cows waliscd from £3 to £10 7s Gd. Fat pigs : Choppers 55s to 85", heuvy baconerß 57s 6d to 655, extra to 725, others 48----to 555. These prices bt itg < qual to s_d to 6_d per lb, Heavy porkers 43s to 465, light SBs to 42b, equivalent to C£d to o_d per lb. Store pigs ; Large 38s to 41s 6d, medium 90a to 375, small sorts 22s to 29?, weaners 12s 6d to 225..

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4364, 16 January 1914

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4364, 16 January 1914

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