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COMMERCIAL.

ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MAEKET. Messrs H. Matson & Co. report: — The entry of store sheep was slightly below tbas of thn previous week, and was comprised largely of hoggets, of which quite a number of lota were ewe?; Quo ations are ;— Good ewe hoggets '203 to 21s 3d Fairly good ewe hoggets 18-! to 19s Small and inferior ewe hoggets 17? (0 17s 9d. Best wether hoggets 17s 6d to 17a 9d F-iirly good wether hoggets 16s to 16s 9d Very medium hoggets, including mixed lines, 143 3d to los 3d Two tooth ewes 253 3d Full and failing mouth ewes 16s 10d Average lines of aged ewes 15a to 16s. 2d Aged oull ewes (low condition). 9s 9d to 11s Two and four tooth wethers (inferior), 16s. Four and cix tooth wethers (medium), 18s tid There was a small entry of fat sheep, only eight races being occupied, and the fat hog gets yarded were inoluded in the sheep section. The range of prices was:— Extra prime wethers to 38s 6d Prime wethers 23s to 29s Others 19s to 22s 6d Eztra prime ewes to 27s 3d Prime ewes 203 to 23s lid Medium, 18s to 19j 6d Aged and light 13a 9d to 17s 6d Hoggets IG3 3d to 20s. The chief Peninsula sales were : B. Latter (Barry's Bay), 98 wethers at 23s 6d to 30s 3d; A. E. Birdling (Poranui), 55 at 26s 2d to 295. The yarding of fat cattle was not a large one, being limited to 2i4 bead. The demand j chowed no change compared with the pre. , vious week, tbe market being firm at unchanged prices. Quotations are:—

SteerF, £7 to £11. , Extra good steers, to £17. Heifers, £5 10s to £8 10s. Extra good heifers, to £11. Cows, £5 to £11 2s 6d. Price per 1001b, 28s to 32s 6d. Peninsula sales were : J. O." Coop (Little Biver), 8 steers at £11 10s to £14 los; A. E. Birdling (Pcranui) 5 steers at £U to £16, lcow at £11 7s Gd; F. G. Birdling (Foranui), I steer at £15 ; A, V. 1 ciievre (German Baj), 8 steers at £9 10s to £11 23 Gd. Fur fat calves the demand was unchanged, prices ranging from 83 to 66s for ordinary sort 3, extra realising up to 87s. ££jThere was a representative yarding of store cattle. The demand for all good young animals was fairly keen. Quotations are:— Yearlings to 60s Fifteen and eighteen months sorts £2 53 to £3 ds Two year heifers £4 2s Two year steers £6 16s Two and a half year steers £8 ' Three year heifers £6 10s Dry cows £2 to £5 10s Dairy cows were in medium supply. Good cows commanded keen competition. Prices ranged from £'d to £9, extra making to £13 17s Gd. ' . Fat pigs came forward in m.dium numbers with no change in values. Quotations are : ~ Choppy 70s to 120j j Heavy baconers 65s (0 72s Ordinary bac ners 52s to 003 Price- per lb 5d to ssd Heavy porkers 453 to 483 Ordinary pjrfcias 38s to 423 gSfriee per In 0 t in 6£ .Stores pHei-i d g>od compstUion, quota tat'ons beii.g : — La:'ge s. 0 .. -10 'o 453 Mcd nrn f\ 32 to Hrrui 1 ritCioc lii 10 30 J Wta< c <? 10 fi J for \erj small sorts to T\S» fo fahljsgooil*- ] I Sows vi i< g £0 *Uj to £6 \

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COMMERCIAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4415, 24 July 1914

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COMMERCIAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4415, 24 July 1914

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