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Messrs H. Matson & Co. report :—

There were moderate yardings of stock, tbe ertry of 'at lambs showing a cousiderab c felling off. Store sheep sold well, especially ewes. Fat lambs sold at the previous week s rates, and fat cattle showed a rise of about 2j 6d per 1001b. Prime fat sheep were firm. Store sheep were in about th° F " mfl BU pply as previous sales, and quotati : — Best lambs los to 15* 9d Extra good lambs to 16s Medium to good lambs, 12s 7d Medium lambs lis 6d to Small and cull lambs 6s o Average ewe lambs 16s to Best f-we lambs to 17s 10d Interior and small ewe lambs 10a lid to 12s 4d Forward wethers 18s to 19s 6J Fairly good wethers 16s 6d to 17s 6d Forward good wetheis 16< 9d to 17s 6d Forward two tooth wethers to 16a 3d Small and low oondition wethers 13s 9d to I >5s

Sis nnd eight tooth ewes to 23s 9d Four, six. and eight tooth ewes 20s 3d Best sound mouth ewes 18a to 19= 6d Full and failing mouth ewes 15s to 16s 6d Better sorts; full and failing mouth to 18. lufenor ewes 13s to 14s Empty ewes, aj?ed. 9s 4<i to 10s 10d There were 1938 fat lambs yarded against 0443 the previous week. The range of prioes was— Tegs 19s 6 i to 20j 3d A fep extra prime heavy 2«s Aveiage freezing weights 18a to 19s Light and urjfini2hcd 14i to 17s 6d Peninsula sales were : J A. Fleming (Port Levy), 7 at 18j 4d; J. 0 C. Gebbie (MoUr karara), 78 at 16s to 17s 9d, * Fat shef-p quotations wen:— Extra prime weibere, to 28s 3d. Prime wethers, 23.s to 28s. Otheis.'l7ci9d to 22s Gd. Prime ewe<, 20s to 25s 3d. Medium, 17-, to 19s Gd. Aged and light, lis to 16s Gd. Merino ewes, 10s 6d to 13s lid. j Peninsula sales were: A. E. Birdling (Poranui). 58 wetbers at 24s 6d to 30a. $£;•. Tne yarding of fat cattle totalled 320 beacl, compared with 293 the previ us week, 356 on June 10, 214 on June 3, 410 on May 27, 278 on May 28' and 387 on May 13. Amongst the cattle penned were some exceptionally well finished animals, the general average of quality being satisfactory. The demand was a brick one, and there was a further advance in values equal to 2s 6d per 1001b. Quotations are :— bteers. £7 17f Ga to £11 103.

Extra good steers to £17 ss. Heifers, £5 15s to £8 103. Extra good heifers to £10 15s, Cows, £5 to £10 17s 6d. v_ Beef, 29s to 33s per 1001b. Peninsula sales were: B. Latter (Barry'sBay), 3 steers at £11 10a to £12, 6 heiftm at £9 12s 6d to £10 2s 6d; B J. Fleming (Port Levy), 10 steers at £9 to £13 10a; J. B. Thicker (Okain's Bay), 1 > teer at £8; A. Lslievr'e (German Bay), 1 cow at £8, b heifars at £9 to £10 15s, 5 steers at £12 10 tn£l3 10s 12 steers at £91750 dto £1-; W. F. Parkinson (Kaitunu), 7 steers at £11 8* to £12 lOs; J. a: tjuchauan (Little i,iverj. 9 steers at £10 10* to £12 12s Gd.

Vealers were yarded in about the usual numbers, all classes being represented, v.., there was no obange in ths demand, p-cef ranging from 8a to 55--, according to eondi tion. extra to 80s. There was only a small yarding ofsto < cattle, the yarding being largely confined i old cows. The demand was far from b f : '- y : Quotations: - ', /■ ,/ Yearlings 28=) ' Fifteen to eighteen months sorts COt, t. 05a '. ■

Two year steers £4 7s 6d Three year heifers £4 7s 6d Cows £1 10s to £3 15a Dairy cows were in medium supply, anri prices showed no change, ranging from £3 10a to £10 153. There was a fair yarding of fat piga. thf all round quality being good, but the demand »as scarcely as keen as at the previouisales.

Quotations are:— Choppers 70s to 110s Fxtra hpavy baennprs to 70? H avy baione r CO' to fi("u Lifihier bitftoners 50s to 5Ss Pries per lb od to 5Jd lifavy porfcera 44s to 48 j I/ighter porkers 38d to .423 Price per lb 6d S ■ re-> we're in email supply nnd .he dima>id wis free, value* beinu urchanged, Quotutionß: — Larg=i stores 40* to 48-i Medium utores 35s to 39d Small s:ot-. 22s to 34j Weanois 13 j Sows m pig £3 10s

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4407, 26 June 1914

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4407, 26 June 1914

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