ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET.
MEB?ns H. Matkon & Co. report: -
The yarding of store sheep was' si ghtly smaller than the previous week, but on the whole, the level of prices wis quite a a n o °cl. with a be ti-r dftudiid for mcd urn class ewes. Quotations are; —""orward rape lambs 15s to Jos 9), extra 10-i 3d to 17s Gd ; imdiuru 13s to Us 9-1, email sort' 10? 10d to 123 6d, in. ffrior col s 10* to 10d '.HI, twa tootli withers 14h 61 to I Id, two and lour tooths 15' to 15s Gd, two, four mid six tooths 10= G', email two tooth ewen His to 17-* Gd, two too h l.ulflrtde 17s to 18-Gd, lour, nx and ei»ht tooths 15s ill 10 ISs liJ, soun.f irKUth lir=ee 15s to IGd Gii, Fix and t-oih i 710 i7a 9J, full pud fiioiiTli II!, !> I.
The yard.fiß of.f.ir lan.b- 101 1. d iJ'.tTG. as compared with 4432 ib.-i w-uk. 'J in* yu »my showed a failing off, and a number ol lota were cn'y forward stores The javd ng showed the lowest average for the Tege made 201 to 21s lid average fretzing weights lCs 6d to l'Js 91. Ligh er an- unfinished 15s 3d to 16s. The jardirg of fat sherp occupied about nine «nd a hall races, as compared wi ho i)y six races last week. The quality was well up to the average of late sales, and there was a good demand both fGr export and local conn sumption. The range of prices was J -Prime lathers 218 to 233 lid, othtrs 153 6d to 20s 6i, merino wetlurs 15d lid, prime ewea 19s to 2Ss; others Us to lSs 6d. Peninsula sales were- G. Q. Holmee (KoooklyD), 30 wethers %% 183 to 2le, and 46 ewes at 17s 3d to 18s 8d; J. 0. Coop (Springvale), 21 twee at 16a Cd to 18a 7d, and 52 ewes at 17a Od to 183. The yarding of fat cattle was of moderate 3 nieniioni?. totalliog 248 head, crmpared with 233 at the previous sale, and 242 on Jenaary H;h. There wa3 no quotable change in values, beef making 29s to 325, extra to 33s per 1001b. Steers made £8 to £11 103, extrtto£Us3, heifers £G to £10 7 j 6<3, oows £6 153 to £10. The chief PeninBuls sales were—Peninsula client, 17 steers at £1115» to £13 2s 6d; 6 cows at £8 10i to £10; W, F. Parhinson (Saltwater Creek), 2 heifete at £0 -10s aod £7 7s 6d, 2 cows at £G 7e eH and £7 7s 6d ; B. Ware (Port Levy), JUheifcreal £6 17s CJ to £9 7a.
Tiih yardir.g ot fat calves was en average ou<s ■a> d the demand showed no change fruin reofnt markets, representative p ices ringing from 8i to COa, aocordii'g to siz; and condition.
The yaroinj! of store cattle was a c 'm. parativeiy tmall one, princ : pa'ly of far quality, but the demand auowea an absence oE biisfcoess, and ruiuiy lines not reaching ovnera , reserves, were passed at aucion. Yearlings £1 17- Od, fifteen to eighteen uion hs , sort*, £3 Is to £3 14', two year steers, £4 103 te £4 163 (passed), two year heiftrs £4 6s to £4 7s, two end a half £5-15s, three jeau steere £7, three year £6, four year steers £3 dry cows £2 S3 t> £4 15p.
Only a small number of dairy cowj came forward, and the demand was unchanged, KOod sorts eliciting fair competition, Pnce3 ranged from £3 5a to £11 ss, four lots t f nice qvality realising £10 and upwards. * There was a medium entry of fat pigs, and the demand showed no change from h« previous week. Choppers 55s to 755, heavy bicoDere 58a to 665, extra to 70?, lighter sorts 47s 6J to 553, these prices representing s|d per )b, heavy porkers 42a to 45i. lighter sorts 353 to 40a, equivalent to 6JI par lb. fctore pigs were represented.by a fair yarding and all sorts met with a good demand, there bsing no alteration in values. Medium o!a?sea 30a to 38.', small forts 223 to 28s, weanera Hi to 193.
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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4368, 30 January 1914
ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4368, 30 January 1914
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