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Messrs H. Matson & Co. report:— Entries of fat stock were generally smaller than last week/ especially fat bbeep and fat lambs. Fat oattle were a little freer of sale, i?at lambs sold,' at late rcttes, and fat sheep were firm at advanoed rates, Figs of all classes sold well. There was a small entry of store sheep. Best two-tooth ewes, 23s 6d, Beat full and failins? mouth ewes, 21s 2d.g Medium full and failing mouth ewes, 14a to 15s. Aged sorts, 13s to 14s. Aged empty ewes, 10s. Merino ewes (empty), 5s 9d, Eight tooth ewes, with lambs at foot, 14s 7ii (all counted). Bess hoggets (mixed sexes), 15s 9d to 16s 4d.

Good hoggets, 15s to 15s 6d, Fairly good hoggets, 14s to 14s Gd, Medium hegget <, 13a 3d to 13s lid. Ewe hogget 3, to 18a 2d, There wag an entry of 2000 fat lambs, as compared with 2788 last week. The market opened a shade easier, but firmed up to the previous week's rates. Tegs made 19a 6d to 21s 3d. Extra heavy tegs, to 23s 4d. Average freezing weights, 17s 6d to 19s, Light and unfinished, 153 to 17a. The chief Peninsula sales were : G, Steele (Port Levy), 15 at 19s Id ;J. O. Coop (Little Hiver), 115 at 16s. The yarding of fat sheep was inuoh I .-".mailer than last week, only nine races being I filled, aa against twelve. Prime Fheep fold

fully up to late rates, but medium quality fho wed an advance. The range of prices was :—

Extra prime wethers to 353 6d Prime wpthp-TS 23s 6d to 29a Lighter 20s 6d to 23b M-.-rino wethers 19s Extra prime ewes to 27s 6d Prime ewes 21s to 26s Medium ewes 18s to 20s 6d Aged and light 15s to 17s 6d The oh>f Peninsula sales were:—J. O. Coop (Littie Hiver) 44. wethers at 23s to 26?; G. Steele (Port Levy), 31 wethers at 22a 5d to 25s Gd, and 19 ewes at 21s 9(1,

There waß a yarding of 280 fat cattle, as

compared with 334 the previous week, and 320 a fortnight ago. The genet tl quality was about the same as last week, and prices remained firm at last week's ift'.es. Btef quotations were unohanged. Quotations wace:—

Steers £t to £11 Extra good steers £17 19s Heifers £6 17s 6d to £8 Extra good heifers £13 10s Cows, £5 15s to £9 5s Extra good cows, £12 5s Beef 29s to 33s 6d per 1001b. Peninsula sales were:—J. O. Coop {Little River), 16 steers at £9 15s to £17 10s ;W. F. Parkinson (Kaituna), 7 s-eerß at £9 Jo £11 10s, 6 heifers at £7 2s 6d to £11 10s; G. Humphries (Willesden), 6 heifers at £8 to £9 104. 2 cows at £8 15s to £9; A V. Lelievre (German Bay), 3 steers at £13 5j to £14 2s 6d. There was a fair yarding of.veaUrs, and prices were about the same as last week, ranging from 8s to 50s, according to coo' diuuu, 'I h'.io was a small mixed yarding of store attle, no good lines beiog offered, and there *&■•■ a toor demand. The range of prices ■Ye«nin ?, 3§s xwu >e*i steers, £4 7i 6d. Two yer.r heifers, £4 7s 6d, Two and a half year heifers, £4 15s. Dry c.: v. r, 35s to £4 15b." There vrcta a fairly large yerding of dairy aowb, luosl.y moderate sorts, and there was a d< mand for the better olass, prices ranging from £3 5s to £10 108; eXira to £15 7s 6. There uai a small entry of fat pigs, and price* for haconers showed a slight advance on iutt n>k>. Quotations were:— Choppers, £3 10s to £5 10s. Baconerß, 52s 6d to £3. Heavy baooners, 65s to £2 10s. Extra heavy baooners up to £3 15s. Price per lb., 5d to s£d. Heavy porkers, 46s to 50s. Light porkers 40s to 455, price per lb. Gd to 6Jd. Tnere was a fair yarding of store pigs, and a keen demand for all classes at the follow' ing rates: — Large stores, 30s to 465. Medium, 28s to 335. Slips, 18s to 265. , Woaners, 10s to 17s. Saws in pig to £4 10s.

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4411, 10 July 1914

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4411, 10 July 1914

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