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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET.

There was a small, yarding of store sheep, in wli oh were fairly well repre. leute i.

Qu .tioiiJ ar<i : — hes o jj fa e»B (.i..S9d sexes), lGs to 103 4d. Goo 1 hog -Lf (i'Kiluding some good pens of w i ier/, 16.t io 15s 6d. ail J goo ■li ,' . tS, 14s tO 143 6d Vβ ■■ ?■>■»! i.oH,eta 12s 6d-b,l3d9d. E»..- ~; 7 to 17 Cd: Ex ia c"-" 203, £bo (1 hi gfjel-. -la 6.1. ') wu tootn 'i2s Id, Fo'i , six unci i.ht'tooth ewes, ISs 3.1. i!**s (mixed rwea and clashes), 16s 9d Full and fa.ii.tjmouth (extra good), 18s 8d io 2lßlod. Pull end failing mouth ewes 13s to 143 9d, aged and oull ewes (mostly empty) 73 6d to 11s 6d. .

Merino ewes, 9s 81. Two and four tooth wetbers 18s, to 183 Cd, two. four and six tooth wethers 19s to 20e 6d, two tooth wotherß 17s Gd.

There was an entry of only 1000 fat laroba, as oompared with 2000 last week. The range of prices wns : — Extra prime tegs to 25s 6d. Teg 3, 19s Gd to 22s Id. Average weights, 17b Gd to 19s.*

Light and unfinished, 14s to 17s. The yarding of fat sheep showed an in crease, there being eleven races filled as against ten the week before. The ranga of prices was :— Extra prime wethers, to 383 03. 1 rime wethers. 23s to 28s. Othnre, jßh Ud to 22a Gd. Merino wethers, 19a f>d to 22i Gd. Prime evrea, 20s to 23s 10d. Medium, 17s Gd (o IS)3 Gel. Awed and light, 11s 9d to 17S. Merino ewes 13j5d.t0165. One Peninsula snle was: F. G. Birdiing (Porauui). GO wethers 24s 8d to 27s 7d.

Fat caccie were represented by an entry of 344 head, compared with 280 at the previous market, 355 on July 1, and 320 on June 24. Quotations were ; — Steers, £7 2s 6d to £11.' Extra good steers, to £16. Heifers, £6 to £8 10s. Extra good heifers, to £11 17s 6d. Cows, £5 17s Gd to £7 ss. Extra good cows, tn £11 7s Gd. Price* per 1001b, 283 to 32s 6d. A Peninsula sale was; J. O Coop (Little River), 16 steers at £9 10a to £16 103.

The yarding of veal calves di tiered little in point cf number from recent markets, and, as usual, all classes were represented, rang.ing from Email and immature animals to well.grown and fairly old calves, to whioh the t»rm " vealer " was scarcely applicable. 1 rices ranged from 8s to 70s, eitra to 80s.

The yarding of store cattle was a 6mall one, principally of a poor class, young cattle being confined to a couple of lines. The demand was sluggish, and sales were diffi oulr. to make. Quotations were : — Fiiteen to eighteen months, £2 5s to £3 2s 6d, according to condition. Two year heilers, £4 Is. Two and a half year steers, £5 7s Gd, Three year steers, £7 2s Gd.. Three year heifers, £5 7s 6d. Cows, £2 to £5.

Dairy cows were represented by a fair yarding, some of which ware of a very useful ciasa, As u-ual, there was spirited com' petition for the better sorts, average sorts realising £3 103 to .£9, and extra good cows to £14 58.

Fat pigs came forward in medium num , bers, and the demand lacked keenness, althcugh there was no quotable change in values. Quotations were :— Choppers, 70s to 90.,!. Heavy baconers, 65s to 70s. Extra heavy baconers to 735. Ordinary baconers, 52s Gd to 60s. Price per lb, 5d to 5Jd. Heavy porkers, 44s to 475. Other porkers, 38s to 425.

Price per lb, (id to Gld; Storea were represent&d by an entry of goidly proportions, the yarding including a larger percentage of heavy animals than usual. The demand was a medium one, and there was no change in values. Quotations were!

Large stores, 45s to 495. Medium stores, 335. Small stores, 28s to 375. Weaners, 9s, for very small eorts, to 21s Cd for extra good. Aα.Vi, with littors, £0 103 .

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4413, 17 July 1914

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4413, 17 July 1914

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