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Mescbs H. Matbon Co. report:—

There wr? f ,, ' 1, ? ' a '« f, en,rifcß of si ! ,ck •BpeoWJy of tat »•-«» Bore ji,*eM, und Ili-r* iaV*l«r Pe Hltwdanua. LV. c,lUb v.e:e v little fi'mer. but there *a, no q >oiab c ohanße in prices Th«re was a k,,n demand ■bowedaa funber tfight bM.nK UI >" vdiue,. Fat ewe 9, except prime sorts, were afco cheaper. Pga sold without ohangf, and ■tore cattle deol'ned in aiues. There was a grently increased jardins? of Btore fibeep than for several w< eke mv. and qaotations were :-Be«t rape t..> os fid extra to 163 Bd, fair sorts J4« to 14s O.J, medium 13b to I3s f Ji, email v..d 10-v condi dUon Us 3d to 12s 6J, halftmd wtthi.r* 1 Ik, 5d to 12s, mall ami inferior 9a Id ; Bho.-n lambs 10a 10J ; forward four ucd six touili wethere 18-itolßißd, rwo and four tooths (good) 169 to 17s, two tooth (Ur) lfls to 16s, two tooth (em 11) )2s 6d to 14s, two tooth ewei 18* 3d to id 3d, four ar.d six J00.h.» 16s 10d, four, six and night tooth (s?ood) 18s 10d to 19- gwd sound momh 17- 5d to IB> Bd, mertium »»ui.d mouth 15s to K-β. ful; and failing ruouib 13s to 14d, aged and cvi; "ihfentty 1 of M l»mba totalled 3176, as Oompttßd with 3706 M week The range of prioee wag:-T«gs 19s 6d to 20s lid, aver age freezing wefehte 16s 6d to 19s. light and DBfioiifaed Me 9d to 168 3d. The PeoiDßala sales were-Keenaa Ins. (Little Htor). 140 at 16. 7d to 19a 2d; J.P..Bachenan Little Bi»e), 162 at 16a lid to 18a 4I; Qaaife and Parkinson (Ataaaua), 76 at lot 9d to 18s Id. , The entry of fat sheep was rather larger than hst week, ten race te'.ng fully o. c ipied. Prime wethers 2ls to 133 lOd, others 17- 6 J to 20s CJ, merino wetLers 14. 10d to 1G» 6», prime twee MM to 28b 4d. extra to 25; 3d, medium 15s Cd to 18i 6d, aged and inferior 123 lid to 153. Peninsula sales were— E. Hay (Pigeon Bay) 180 ewea at 17s 41 to 22a 4d; Parkinson and Quaife.(Ataahua), 53 ewes at 13s to 16s Id. Tbe yarding of fa' cattle was a comparatively small one, totalling 187 head. The curreut value of beef was 20s to 335, extra to 34a per 1001b. Steers £8 5i to £11, extra to £14 153, h-ifers £6 to £10 12s Cd, cows £6 to £9 10s. The sales included the following lines-For A. J. Birdling (Balewoll), 9 steers at £11 to £14; J. O. Coop (Little River), G steers at £IB lOa to £14 15s. There wa3 nn average entry of fat calves, prices ranging from 8* to £2 17a Gd. Stores were entered in fair numbers. The range of prices was ■—Yearlings £l 15s to £2 Is, fifteen to eighteen months £2 15s to £4, two year steers £5 17a 6J, good two year heifers £4 15s, three year steers £7 15s, tbreyear beifers £4 17s 6d, dry cowa 303 to £6. Only a small number of of driry cows were penned, and representative prices ranged from£S 10s to £11 ss, There was an average entry ol fat piRB. Choppers £3 to £4 s*, henvy baconers 60s to 70s, 'lighter 50a to 57j 6d, these prices being equal to 5d to 5Jd per lb. Heavy porkers 42s to 47a 6d, lighter 36s 403, equivalent |O 6£d per lb.

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4369, 6 February 1914

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4369, 6 February 1914

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