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COMMERCIAL.

ADDIBGTON LIVE STOCK -MARKET Messrs H. Matson & Co. report:—

The yarding of store sheep was slightly larger than the previous week, and consisted almost entirely of ewts and hogget?, wethers being Halted to a few pen 3. Quotations are :— Beet hoggets, 17s 6d to 18s 7d Good hogget?, 15) 6d to 16s Medium hoggets, 14j to 153 Very medium hoggets 13s 3d to 13a 9d Inferior hoggets, I2e 6d Best four, six and eight tooth ewes to 27s 6d' ."•■- . ■ '■■ , . Other ewea (same age) 2ls 10d to 23s 9d Four and five year ewes (good) 24t Id Full and failing mouth ewes 17s 6d to 18a lid Aged ewes 13a 7d to 35s Dry ewes (very forward), to 19e 9d Four and six tooth forward wethers 21s to 21b 9d , Four tooth wethers (good) 20s 6d . Two tooth wethers 15s 6d to 16s b'dt The yarding oj fat sheep was lajrger than last Week, there being between ten and e'even raceß ocoupied aa against only eight last * week. The range of prices was: — Extra prime wethers to 35s Prime wethers 23s to 29j Others 15s 8d to 22s 6d Merino wethers 25s 4d to 26a Extra prime ewea to 30s Irime 20a to 233 Medium 17s 6d to 19s 6d Aged and light 14s 9d to 175 Merino ewes 12s 9d to 17s 6d Hoggets 16s M to 163 10d One Peninsula Bale was—F. Narbey (Kir-> wee) 56 wethers at 25s 2d to 28s 3d. The yarding of fat cattle was unexpectedly large for the season of the year, the entry totalling 219 head, compared with 214 the previous week, 344 on July 15tb, 280 on July Bth, and 355 on July Ist. Quotations are: - best steers to £24 Average steeJ-s £7 103 to £12 Heifers £6 103 to £11 15 i Cows £5 10s to £13 Extra to £13 10a ■ Beef per 1001b 28s to 345, The chiet Peninsula Bales were— J. O. Coop (Little Hirer), 18 steers at J' l2 2s 6d to £13 7s 6d:B. H. Rhodes (Otabuna), 1 heifer at £8 17s 6d; A. JR. Haylock (Aharoa), 1 cow at £7 2s 6d. The supply of veal calves showed little variation,, and prices realised from 8a to 84s for prime suckers. Store cattle came forward in large numbers. The quality was above the average. Price* are ;— Yearlingß 55s to 60s Fifteen to eighteen months sorts 743 Two j ear steers £5 5s Two year heifers £4 9s Two and a half year steers £5 15s Two_and a half year beifers £4 15s Three year steers £6 15s ■ .ftrjMJOwefl 10sto£5 53_ ' Dairy cows were penned in medium num. bere. Prices ranged from £3 to £12. There was a moderate yardins of fat pigs Quotations are :— Average choppers 703 to 100s Extra Rood choppers to 160s Extra heavy bnoonere to 74a Average baconere, 65s to 703 LigbtXaconers 55s to 60s Price per lb s£d to 5Jd Average porkers 46? to 50s Light porkers 409 to 443 Price per lb Gd to 6£d There was a large yarding of store pigs. Quotations are: — Large stores 38s to 44s Medium stores 28s to 37s fmail ftoree 18s to 26s Weanere 103 to 17s 6d Sows in pig 80s to 100s

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COMMERCIAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4416, 31 July 1914

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COMMERCIAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4416, 31 July 1914

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