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COMMERCIAL.

DUNEDIN PRODUCE MARKETS

Messrn A Moritzson & Co. Dunedin report:— Walnuts.—β^d. Ooekefoot— id to 4id per lb f.'\b. Marke full with likely improvement in spring, Cheeae—Akaroo, large medium 6(1, loa 6|d,

ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MAEKET. Mebbbb EL Matbon & Co. report; —

The entries of both store and fat shepp and cattle were smaller than last week. There was a good attendance, Thtre wrb do change in the price of beef, but the entry included a line of exceptionally prime heavy bullocks from Waitara, some of which Bold well. There was improved demand and better prices for store sheep, especially for hoggets. The fat sheep market opened at an advance on last weph'a rates, but the recovery was lost towards tbe end of the sale. Fat pigs also sold well The entry of store bheep was a very small one, and consisted principally o£ «X' d ewes, tbe balance being made up of hoggets, mainly, of ft medium class. In hoggets prices recovered to the extent of Is p> r head, and in the better claes of ewes there was a marked improvement. Quotations are:— Good hog«ctß, ]2s 9d to\l3s. Fairly g)od hoegtts, 11s k> Us <>d. Good ewes (mixed age), 20s 2J Fairly good ewes ( > ix>;d apes-), 15= sd. Aged and inferioi ewe , 9* 6J tv 10s 6d. Oull ev?B3, He, The yarding of fat Ehetp was only two' thirds of the size of last week's, there beinp only eight races full, as against twelve. The bulk of the entry wan again wethers, and inoluded seme prime lines, but a good proportion were unfinished. The range of prices was: - ■ Extra prime wethers to 28s 31. Prime wethers. 193 6d to 25s Bd. Others, 17s 6d to 193. Merino wethers. 7s to 39s 6d. Prime ewee, 17s to 235. , Others, 12s lid t o l6s6d. Memo ewe.-;. 14s to 16", Hoggets 12s 6d to 18s 6d. The entry of fat cattle wa« smalier than that of the previous week, the number com' ing forward totalling 273 Quotations are: - Hxtra good steers to £31 10s. Ordinary steers, £8 53 to £12 I Heifers, £5 17b 6d to £9 10s. Extra to £12 10b. Ordinary cows. £5 5s to £10. Extra good cows to £13 2a 6d. Price of beef per 10001b, 28s to 355. Peninsula sales inoluded: J: 0. Coop (Little Eiver), 8 stsers at £5 li>3 to £11 15s ; •G. G Holmes (Knocklyn), 12 steers at £8 to £12 2s 64; W. Birdlinjj (Waitara) 2 steers at £31 10b, 1 steer at £25,1 steer at £19 10s, 1 Bteer at £19 15s, 2 steers at £19, 2 steera at

£16. Fat calves came forward in about the customary numbers, all olasses as usual be Ing represented, and there was no quotable change in values, prioes ranged from 8j to 45a; extra to 70s • , • ' TheyariiDg of store n»ttle was of mcdinm dimensions, and s, eakng generally, tie quality was very indiflierent. The demand was far from brisk, and pricee were weuker, Quotations are :— ■Sealing J £1103. Fifteen to eighteen months sortd £2 12----6 d.

Two year steers £3 10a to £3 12s Two.year heifers £3 12s 6. Three-year heifers £4 73 to £5 5s Dry oowb£l 153 to £5 7s 6d, Seven cows realised £5 12s 6J<pe bead.

Dairj cows came forward in fair numbers. and prio s ranged from £3 10s to £8 10.-, eztra to £10 Iβ 6d.

Fat pige realised—Choppers 803 1 to 120.-. extra heavy baconers to 75a, heavy baooren 67b 6d to 72a. ordinary beconers 553 to 65? price per lb s|d. heavy porkers 463 to 525. ordinary porkers 40s to 455, price per 1b 6£J Store pigs were well represented, all c'assef beirg yarded. Quotations are-Bent, eloret 40s to 43b, rnediem stores 32a to 383, firnal stores 18s to 30=, ordinary weaners 10s 6d t< 16s, oxtra good weaners to 13s, sow 3in pif £5 to £6 10s.

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COMMERCIAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4424, 28 August 1914

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COMMERCIAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4424, 28 August 1914

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