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]'■'- lfMiia H. Matrox * Co. report :— % ' , There were very large entries of fat sheep lambs, but ptore sheep showed a falliDg -' off und fat cattle were also entered in some- ■ what reduced numbers. Store sheep, except tf \ ewe lambi, were easier, fat lambs were very ' ' Lm, fat Bbeep «old well, fat cattle sold a little more freely, and fat pigi showed no , ehinge ■» he yarding of store sheep was somewhat ■iPklier than .ihaf rf the pievoua wetk, \ »liheugh of considerable proportions for the Hkion of ihe year. Wethere formed a mucb larger proporlion of the yardi- g than at anj ■tie daring the current season. The greater Mrt of the remainder consisted of ewes, including some l'nee of oversea sheep, and a limited number of lambs, a few pens of •wee being included in the latter. The eas< log io the demand for ewes, to which some Inference was made in the report of the pre« tions sale, was aceenlaiiW, competition beIsg xnnch lees keen. The ewes on offer, however, wire not of an especially good ■1c»»; indeed, the bulk of the entry of a v mod«»te description. The demand for this ■lavs of sheep has now almost ceased, and it W»» patent from the languid nature of the competition that the majority of breeders tamve ftireed.T filled their ■ fequircmentu, l>;. • • Uiiibf, kL-o" there nnn an easite tons* aSJ icutid. u;i(3 v ■wsrtfcenintt in 'vaiim* for,.<•■.'; except in.- W lint>B of ewe lambs bubroitud which jtaiided price;, ou b. par with recent taluea. The weakening of the demand for Umbs Iβ attributed to the fact that the time lor fattening lambs has passed, and preeent buyers are operating only with the intentioD of carrying them over the winter, and consequently are not pay such high prieei. Wethers were unohanged. Wethere w«ire also easier in all cases except for the top lots, consequence of the weaker •Vinaed a number of lines were passed. QuoUtiom are :— Two-touth we there, 15s to 17e lα. Other elataes of wethers. 15s to 163. Merino wethers (very forward), 14s 9d. Best lambs, 14s 8d to 15* 2d. - Fairly good'lambi, 12b 9d to 13s 6d. Medium to good lambs, 10s 6d to 12s 3d. fcmall lam be, 7a 6d to 8* lid. Ewe lambs, Us 9d to IG<*. % Two.tooth ewes to 20s 9d. Hix and'eight-tooth ewes, 13s Cd to 17a 6d "'. r , Four, six and eight/tooth ewes, 15s 6d to >" jif, iA • bound-mouth medium ewe?, 133 Gd to 14b ? ; 64. '"*' ' laferior ewes, 12s to 13a. $' ■' Full and failing-mouth ewec, 9s to 10a. , $]; >' Muino ewee, 6s. sf 'j; Aged and ouli ewe?, 0s 2d to 9s sd. >V .fPntre was again a large yarding ot fat ";"'■' lambs ot mixed quality, the total beinß 6471 !»->'' M against 8970 last week. Though there number of prime lines the bulk £'£'showed a want of finish, and many lots were £< little better thsn forward stores There was demand for expen, the markei open-*Ls-l"8 * ef y " im ' at,er ea3l "B v I, "' c '' ' m, proved again to wards the close. For ali p> weiebts up to 421b the average price per ib r /k 'was 6d, in some cases odd lots making Jd or £d f" - more. Tegs sold at a rather lower rate than *£' lighter weighte The range of prices was:ti ' Tege,' 10s to 22s 6d. ■ "w '■ ; JSxtrß, to 28j,6d. '■%<-• Average weighte, 17s Gd to 18s 9). •P^-'Light and unfinished, 14s 6d to 17?. f 't~- Peninsula sales were:-G. Hunt (Pigeon y-VHn). 83 at 18s; JjF.. Buchanan (Little Rim), 49 at 15s Jod:tovl7e 4d. i':- " There was a heavy yarding of fat sheep, '"'' twelve raqei being fully.ocoupied, this being : the largest entry of the season. The qualit) - was'varied, and the bulk of the offerings .-" eoniieted of ewes, tome large linee of both wetbers and ewes were offered, and the : ebtrieo principally came from North Canter' ' bury and a good many from Metbven. There w*a ft keen demand for export and for prime, heavy ewec, ,and for all classes oi awes that would freeze, the market wa3 very firm, inferior ewes being easier. Coneiderini the size of the yarding the sale wee a good ■ one all through.\ The range of prices wai:— Prime wetberi, 21s to 24a, Extra, to27i. Medium wethers, 17s 8d to 20s Cd. Prime ewee, 17a 6d to 235. Extra, to 258 i * Medium ewes. 14s 6d to 17s. Aged and light ewes, JOe 7d to 14s. Peninspla sales w re:—W. F. Parkinson . (Kaituna), 94' at 20s to 21s 7«i; F. Uubbaro . (Oreenpaik). 27 wethers and ewoß st 203 to 21s 6d; J F. Buchanan (Kinlaob), 20 a; 2O " 6d; B Allen (Governor's Bay), 110 at 18a 3n t? 20a 3d, In the fat cattle section i,hsre w%s an entry of 807 heid,' the yardingeat recen' * salft iaving been as follow:—April 22nd 845; April 15th, 27! ; April Bih, 300; Aprii 'let, 1S71; March 25th, 281 ; and Marc-h 18th, dii The qualitj -waß on ths whoie Hatif? taciorily, the yurdiug including home hi;; : ' Vitality fc fi < > -' afl clearSy (.'videuoed by thif iros realised, for seme lines. Compared vr.h ir-t , previous «Rle,' the mitrlibti W6B imvis i bfißhttr, competisioTi boing more free, »lly tot the better class of beef. I'here war te an iqnosabin in vaiuee, beef mi»kn |; W, S6s tv 28; Gd. Quotations are:-' . W . A• • . v,;.. d ,<■ : f« i>7 7n tid iv £i L i> ; - £x:t-v -teerß,to£lC. ;:, Heifers, £5 103 io £9 15s. Average cowe, JES 5a to £9. Extra cows, to £18. Pet'insula sales were: —F. Leonardo (Lt . Bon's Bay), 13 steers at £9, 10j to £10; W. 1, Parkinson (Eaituna), 8 steers Rt £9 2s 6d :■' io £11 6s 4 .-eifere nS £8 10a to £8 17a 6d, fc cows at £8 15s; a. C; (L'ttlo Eiver), 2 eo*e »t £6 15s; J. F. Budianan {h'li'c Bivtt), 6 £13-to £14; B. Wmp (Port Levy), 15 ceers at £1310s to £16 (avat»ge £14 12& 6d). Yui falvefe came forward in about the eustomarvnumbers, all classes ben;; represented, and the demand was uichangcd Prices ranged from 8s to 74b, according to quality. The yarding of store cattle was a small one prinoipally cf poor, plain class, From the ' cutset the compatition waa weak tnce beinp 4 lew ' bnyera and prices a rourj showed a deoline. Quotations art;— Ytslinga. 35s Fifteen to eightten months, sorts, to £2 Sβ Two-year etetr.-, £3 17b 6d Two-year biifcrs £3 15 Three-yet.: hoileff, i' 4 15s btafifriSi Cowp, £1 10 £4 ioa A line of seven young cowewae passed at £5 4s Cd Dairy cows were in comparatively smiiU supply, but the class was generally gcod - uj>d , competition was frpe. ) rices ranged tnm £3 Wβ to £8. extra .making to £13 ss, F- p«ge c,;iae, iv good'Qnabei«, • hot unferu imtely.. ?. consideiable onmber unfinished, txioea remained qpotatiows being :— 'Choppers, 50s to 75b. Heavy baconera, 5Cs to G4e. Extra heayy baoooers, to ; 70a. Ordinary baconers, 48s to Sftf., Price per lb, 5d to Heavy porkere, 42b to 455, Ordinary porkere, 38a to dkja.... Price per lb., 6d to 6|d. Store p'gs were presents tnedrara nnra- ' here, and the demand was. satisfactory. Ho large pigs came forward. Qaotalioas are :— Beet Btoree, 37s to 4Qa. Medium stores, 30a to 36g. Small stores, 22s to 28d. Weaners, 8e 6d to Uj.

For Irflnenz* Ujte Wonda , Great FeppermiokiOmK Sever fails,. 3/6, 3/6

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4392, 1 May 1914, Incorrect date

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4392, 1 May 1914, Incorrect date

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