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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET.

Mha lib U. Mai-k. .n A Co. n-p >rt: ■- The jardir g4 of Btock were about equal to those Li laat weeb, and there was a fa" attendance. F.it cattle tol.l within c!u s«tnd al.hough fat lambs were irregular theie was-litue in values, exu-pi "or heavy lambs, which were easier. Storu sheep met y —" w ith keen »: tupntitio \ and pig* sold At advanced m <>*- P-i *r>e<>P "!' pnt(i we '• ~n' tbed-ma d Ml ..wry t w.nda ihe elo.-e, and prices for >ws J»->(*p■■dconsiHcnVy. The of storn shi up whs of i»o •m the >ain<? !---»-p:» " i" h- nt i.-p srtl- h'i'l week euriiei, Unit in, ihem was t; r Ui vuly lirgr proportion of ewea and >veih>rs thjn at recent sales ••' 1 c a?a. swa c w-ll rppre iented. Tha yrrdirg, a* lor sum- w«cks past, contained a number of noj'Canteibur> sheep, principally from tho Sounds divine. The attendance was ezoeptiocally large The competition wbs quita unusually k-.eii for ah sorts. Quotations were : — Beat rapa lambs. 1530 10-. Extra good rape lambs t0.1 (5s 01. Good rape lambs, M-i to 14i 9d. Medium rape lambs, 10s i)d to 13h. Cull lambs, 73 6d. Ewelambp, 1-s=? to 15s 61. Good two.tooth ewes, 20s fo 23*. Small two.tooth ewes, 10i to 17a 61. Two and four.tootb ewee, 16s Od to 22. Id. Four, six and eiahi tooth ewes. 18s to 20s Two, four, six and eight'tooth (inferior), 13b Six and eight-tooth ewes (medium to good) 17s 6d to 20s 3d.-Sound-mouth ewes. 143 to 133. Full and failrng-mou h ewee, 13s to 14s bet Aged ewes, lis to 138 61. Two-tooth wethers, small, non Canterbury, lis 6d to 13a. Two-tooth, better sorts, 143 to l&i bd. Two.tooth, good sorts, 163 to 17s 3d. Two and four tooth wethers, 14s 6d to 17s

9d There wis an entry of only 2703 fat lambs us compared with 3138 last week. Ihe quality was again very mixed, a few lines being prime, a number moderate, and ethers yery backwa d in condit ; on. Tho sale wa<= somewhat irregular. The mti£n of prices was :—

Tegs, 191 to 20s Gd Extra to 22*.

Average freez'ng weights, lGs to J9-. Light and unfinished. 14< 5d to 15? 6cl. The chief Peninsula sales were • J. Allen (Little Rim), SO at Kb lOd to 19s sd; White Bros. (Ka'runa), 34 at 191 3j; A. Mai ray (Little ttivei). Jl at IGs lOd to 19s; J. F. Buchanan (Little River). 79 at 15a lid to 18a 91 , t The entry of fat sheep was about equal to that of last week, only seven races being filled The quality svas up to" the usual average, ewes forming the largest proportion. The range of prices was :— Prime wethers, 21s to 233 Gd. Extra, 255. Others, 18a to2oiGd. Prime ew.s, IS', to 22s sd. Medium, 15s to 17-i-GJ. Aged and light, 13i to 14s Gd. The chief Peninsula eak'B were: B. G. Ware (Port L<3vy(, GI cwe3 at 20< 8d to 22a sd; F. G. Birdling (Poranui), 65 ewes nt 19a 3d to 19s 2d; A. Murray (Little River), 21 ewes at 18s. Fat cattle were represented by a com. paratively small entry, the somewhat dragging sal« of the previous fow weeks being no doubt mainly responsible for the small yard ing. I rices showed no change from ihe pre. vious week, beef making 29i to 32? per 100. Quotations are :— Steers, £8 7s GI to £11 10s; extra to £14.

Heifers, £6 15s to £10 as,

Cowi, £5 to £9 los. The sales included the following lints : — Eor \V. F, Parkinson (Kaituna), 5 steers at £11 7s Gd to £14 2 heifers at £9 os;'A. J. Birdling (Balswell), 8 steers at .£ll 15s to £12 12a Gd; Peninsula client, 12 steers at £10 10s to £13 2s Gd, 5 heifers at £7 10s to £8 7s Gd ; J. O. Coop (Little River), 5 steers at £9 to £11 2s Gd. 2 In i.\rs at £7 7s Gd ; J. Park neon (Kaituna), 4 cows at £7 15s to £8 10s, 3 heifers at £7 15s to £8 10s; J. F Buchanan (Little River), 7 steers at £11 7s 6dto£l2 7s6d. Fat calves came forward in about toe usual numbers, allclasse3 being represented, and prices ranged from 8s to £3 -7s 6d, aocording to size and quality. Tbe yarding of store cattle was a comparatively small one, but the demand showed weakness all through. The range of prices was;—

Fifteen to eighteen months' sortß, £3 to £3 ss. Two year steers, £4 8j Gd (passed), Two year heifers, £3 17s GJ to £4 4s. Three year heifers, £4 17s Gd to £5 Is. Dry cows, 37s Gd to £5 17s. A fair number of dairy cows came forward, and prices ranged from £3 153 to £11 17a Gd, extra making to £12. Fat pigs were represented by a medium entry, and prices showed a fairly substantial advance. Quotations are:— Choppera, £3 10s to £4 15s. Heavy baconers, £3 7s to £3 Ids Lighter baooners, £2 15s to £3 53. Price per lb, s}d to Gd. Heavy porkers, £2 5< to £2 10s. Lighter porkers, £2 to £2 4s, Price per lb, 61 to 6Jd. A good entry of store pigs met with a keen demand. Weaners were also in excellent demand. Quotations are : — La*ge stores, 42s to 535. Medium, 303 to 4ls. Small, 24s to 353. Small weanera, 14s upwards. Good to 233 4d,

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4373, 20 February 1914

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4373, 20 February 1914

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