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Messrs A Moritason & Co. Done.iiu W po r ttt7es-Local Id per lb, Northern £5 * e witß.-7d to 7Jd. Wanted. Cocksfoot-Wanted, 3.d tc. -i-_d per lb /.r-.b wSjha'e orders for several thousand sucks. Forward samples,' - Cheeae-5..5 to sfd f.o.b, AWBacon and HamH-IOJd to Is per lb. Feed Oats-A Gartons 2s 2sd, A Sparrow : bills2s 2Jd t.o.b.s.i. Dunedin. Fowl Wheat—Best whole 4s 2d f.o.b.s.i. . Chaff.—£3 5s to £4 10a, sacks extra ADPINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET. If KB iiu Tl. Matbos & Co. report :—

Thire was a very large er.try of store ■beep and a larger Dumber ol fat lambs earns forward, but the entry of fat sheep was almost the same as last week. Fat oattle sold as latei-aes, store sheep of all-classes were _vvn itt.'hoi- firmer, and fat lambs and fat sheep weie eutier. Fat pigs sold well, Thete was a doll tale for store cattle. Btore t-heep *weie again in very large ■upply, the jardtog showing an increase COD-paitU with the previous week. Prices for ewes of M classes till the olo?e of the sale, piactio-l)y everything being sold at full" rates* and in other classes of sheep there was no variation in values to the close of the nle. Quotations are :— Best twetooth ewes 21s to 233. , Exceptional lots of two tooth ewes 23s 6d to2sa9d. Small two.tooth ewes 18s 6d to 20s. Two, four, and six, tooth eweß, 17s to 18s. Six and eight tooth ewes, 16s 9d to 19*3

64. Four and six tooth e« 63, 193 to 23s 4a.

Four and five year eweß, to 20s. Bound mouth ewes (best), 18s to 19d 9d. Sound mouth ewes (medium), 16s to 17s; . Full and failing mouth ew<>s, 123 to Hi. Cull and aged * was, lis to 12a. Best rape iamb--, 13a 3d to 16s. Medium rape lambs, 12s to 12b Gd. Low condition and small lambs, 10s 6.1 to lis 6J. Very small lambs, 8* to 9-* 6d, Ewe lambs, to 15s lOd. Two tooth wethers, 14s to 153 6d. Four and six tooth wethers, 17s to 18s. Thtre was a larger entry oi fat lambs than last wtek, totalling 6669, the largest for ihe season. Tha lang'e of prices was.— '■ Tegs, 19s 6d to 21s lOd. Average weights. 17s to 19s. Light and unfinished, 14a 2d to 16? 6d. Peninsula sftles,were—J- Parkinson (Kai* tuna), 34 at 16s lOd to-20s 4d ; Gebbie Bros. (Teddingtou), 70) at 17» to 17a lOd; A. Murray (Little Rivetl, 93 at l(» 5d m 17s 0 i; F. G. Birdling (Birdl'mg'B Fiat), 77 at 17 3 •■; J. Chapman (Little River), 29 at JG** Bri; G. Humphreys (Willesden), 152 at 14s lid to 16s 6d; H. W. Piper (fnaki), 17 at, 16i* 2J. The entry of fat sheep was about the same as last week,'seven pens only oeing filled. The range of prices was: -' Prime wethers, 20s 6d to 23s 9d. Others, 17s to 20s. . Prime ewes, 17s 6d to 225. Extra to 23s Gd. Medium, 15s to 17rf. Aged and light, 13s 2d lo 14s 6d. Peninsula sale * were—J. Parkinson (Kni tuna), 11 wethers at 21 ewes at 18<> 2<l to 20-i 6d; A. E. Birdling (Birdltn«'a i'iai), 63 ewes at 21s Gd to 23s Gd. Fat cattle were represented by a yarding totalling 325 head, against 305 at ihe previous sale, 273 on March 4th, 249 on Feb wary 25th, and 211 ou February 18th. Beef realised 27s tfi 305.. Quotations are:— Steers, £8 7s Gil to £11 3s Gd, extra to £15 Heifers, £5 17s 6d to £11 2s 6d. Cows, £5 2s 6d to £10 12s Gd. Peoiqeula sales were—F. Leonardo (Le Bon's), ll steers at £9 12s Cd. B Ware

(Port Levy). 2 steers at £15: 8 steers £14 15s, 2 Bteers at £14 10s, 2 at £14 9i C», and 1 at £18 ss. J. Parkinson (Kaituna), 5 cows at £5 2b 6d to £7 2s 6d. Fat calves were represented by an average yarding, and. competition was largely on the basis of recent markets. Prices ranged from 8s to 55=', extra to Gss. A line of 8 nice calves average (12s 4d, There was a largo entry of store cattle, but mostly of poor quality. Included in the jarding were some liner from Chatham Islands The demand was dull, and prices euser, The range:— t: Yearlings, 38s to 26s GJ Fifteen to eighteen-month?, £2 9s to

£3 10s

Two-year steers. £4 10 to £4 I3s. Two and a half years, steers, £5 6s. Three-years steers, £6123. Dry Cows, 32s Gd to £5 10s. Pour year _*;»?ers (Cbathame) £6 17*3. Oowi (Chathame), to £4 10s. The dairy oows offered were mostly of a poor olaBS, and the demand, except for the better sorts, waa weak Prices ranged from £8 10s to £11 101. The yarding of fat pigs was a fairly large One, and in point ot quality was one of the best Been in the Addington yards for some time. There was a good demand, buyers being present at all classes. Quotations were :— Choppers. £4 to £i 15s. Heavy baconers, 62b 6d to 763, Lighter baconers, 52a bd to 60s, Trice per )bsdtos_d. Heavy porkers, 48? to 503. Lighter porkers, 40d to 47a 6d, Price per' ibfljd. " Store pigs were in large supply, the throughout being satisfactory. Werners were in over Bupply, and consequently , De passings were fairy heavy,: Quataric-- ae areBeet stores, 38s to 46s Gd, Medium stores, 27a to 375. Small stores, 223 to 265. Weaners, 12s to 15s. Bows in pig, £4 to £5 ss.

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COMMERCIAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4380, 20 March 1914

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COMMERCIAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4380, 20 March 1914

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