ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET.
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Ttwre were again large entries of store iced and fat lambs, and «n increassd entry I fat Bheep. Store shsep were in ke?n eroand and sold fully up to late rate, 'me it lamb sale opened easier, but firmed up • last week's level: prune fat-he-p sold •11, bat old ewes were easier. h'..t caltle 3 ld whhout'ohange, and of fat pigs pjtkers •«_'■■ a shade easier. There was a dull ea.e >r store cattle. Th« yarding of store phcep was a very mil ne, ewaa again forming the bulk of the ntry, lambs and wethers constituting but a elatlvaly small proportion. Quotations
re;— Beit two tooth ewes, 21s to 24fi. Hmall two tooth ewea, 143 Id to 19 1 ■ Two, four, six and ' eight tooth ewes mostly oversea lines),' 153 3i to 19a Id. Sis and eight tooth* ewes, 15a to 19s 4d. '■-Four;'six and eight tooth ewe*, 17s to
v. ■•■■■■ Best sound mouth ewes 20a to 22s 9d Medium 16a to 17s 6d, Full and failing mouth, 12s to 14s ;l&ge.d and culls. 7s 3d,to lie. Merino ewes, 3s 3d to lis. Best rape lamb?, 13s 6d to 16j. Others, 11b to 13a. Small add inferior lamb 3, 8s Gi to 9a Gd Ewe lambi, 15s lid Wethers. 15a 2d to 18s sd. Thera was a large entry of fat lambs, ! tailing 6790, a considerable proportion ting light and unfinished. The range of ioeawas:— Tegs, 193 6d to 21s fid. Extra, to 245.
Average we'ghts, 17s to 19s. Light and unnnisned, 15j to 16s 61. Peninsula salesiuclude-J. F-Buchanan, dttle Biver, 78 at 17s to 17a, 8d; B. H, larker (Le Bon'.), 170 at 10s 9d to 17s 7d ; I. Nutt (Little Biver), 33 at 17s 4d ; Gebbie Iros. (Teddington), 51 at 16s Bd. The yarding of fat sheep showed an inreaee in numbers, there being nine races ocupiad as against seven last week. IV iuig- of prices was: —Prime wethers, 20s Gd 6 23b Bd, o'hers, 17s 2d to 20s, merino rather. 9a to 16s 2d, prime ewes 17s 6d to 12a _d, extra to 24s 4d, medium 15s to 17-, <gcd and light lis 6d to 14s 6d, The chief Peninsula Bales were—B. Latter (Barry's Say), 94 wethers at 23s and 88 ewes at 23s to 2.1 _d, G. Humphries (Willesden), 234 tfetb-H at 18s to 20s 8d; Stanbury Bro3 (Little Biver), 140 wethers at 19s to 19s 2d; J O Coop (1 ittle Biver), 38 ewes 16s 4d lo I8i; W H Page (Eaituna), 70 ewes at lis 3d to 16-3 d.
A repreientativo yarding of fat cattle was lubmitted, Quotations are;— .Hears, &1 10s to £11, extra to £13 ss. • Heifers, £5 10s to £9 Ids Cows, £5 2s 6d to £11 ss. Peninsula iateg were—Peninsula client. 4 jeers at £10 10a to £11 sa, 3 cows at £5 7s ,dto£6 ss; B. Craw (Chorlton), 1G sieets it i! 9»o £10*53.
Fat calve* were penned in abont the aver, age numberi. Prices ranged from 8j to 655, nnd extra, to 70s and 80s, according to quality. ■ The yarding of store cattle was a comparatively small onei Quotations are :— Yearlingß 375. .Fifteen to eighteen months' sorts, £2 10a 0£316 a.
I Two year steers, £4 2s Gd j Three year heifers, £5. . • Dry cows, £1 15s to £5 9s. i: Dary cows were represented by a small •ntry, prices ranging from £3 103 to £10 10s. "'..-■■■
There was a large entry of fat pigs, but a priipotljon were of indifferent qaality.. The rang, of prices was.— Chopper*, £3 10s to £510s. ' .Extra heavy baconera, to £3 IGs. Heavy baconers £3 to £3 10a. v Lighter baconers, £2 10s to £2 18. Gd, Price per lb, 5d to s_d. Heavy porters, £2 3s to £2 7s 6d. Lighter porkers, £1 17s to £2 2s Gd. Price-per lb, 6d to 6Jd. Store pigs were in large supply, but in epita of that fact there was a fair demand. Quotations are— Laige stores, 35s to 40s. Medium stores, 283 to 345. -■ Small stores, 21s to 275. . •Weanars, 13s to 16s. extra to 18s. "Fowiiapig.-fi* to £5, extra to £5 10s. tows with litters, £4 lOsto £6 103.
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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4382, 27 March 1914