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Wed.-.esday. Misn-j n Ma S)i «nI Co. report:-

The yarding of store sheep was some what larger than that of la=t week and consisted largely ol hoggets, the bulk being a good nlass. with a fair proportion of ewe hoggets. The balance oi ihe entry wa3 made up of two or three pens cf ewes with lambs, and a few lots of weathers of a fair to a forward class. Quotations are :— Beat hoggets 15s to 16? 3d. Fair to medium hoggets 12i to 12s Gd. Very medium hogaets, 12* to 12s 6d„ Srmll and inferior hoggets lOs Be=t ewe h-pgats 18= 6d to 20s Id Fair ewe hopgets to 17s Small a. dit f arinr ewe hogszets 13; 7d Good conditio™d ewas with forwucl lambi 13b 6d, all o Fairly go d ewes with lambi, lis 9d, al .-, _ Aged ewes wi h'bm .83 9% a'l coanlei Aged merino ewes with lambs 53 3d, all counted Forward four tooth wethers 19s to 20s Forward two and four tooth wethers to 193 Four and six tooth wethers 18s 5d

Two tooth wethers 17a 6d There was an entry of 70 fat lambs, and every lot was Bold. Beßt lambs made 18s 6d to 21s 9d, and lighter 16a 9d to rßs. Tbe yarding of fat sheep was considerably larger than la't week, eight races being oacupied, as against six, and the pens were well filled. The range of prioes was: -

Extra prime wethers to 39a, Prime wethers 27s to 34* >6d. | Others 22s to 26s 6d. Prime ewes 253 to 34s 3d. Others 19s 3d to 24s 6d. Shorn ewes 243 lo 363 3d. Hoggets 143 to 253, Merino wethers 20s lOd to 27a 6d. Peninsula saleß were: S. Nntt (Little River) 44 wethers 24s 3d to 31s 6<i, 11 ewes 26s 6d ; F. G. Birdling (Birdling's Flat) 7 wethers 29s Bd, 53 ewes 273 to 34s 3d; White Bros (Kaituna) 41 hoggets 14s, 23 ewes at 243 lOd. . Taken all round, the quality of the fat oattle penned showed an improvement compared wih tha offerings at recent sales. Quotations are : Ordinary steers £7 17s 6d to £12. Ex'ra steers 'o £20 ss. Ordinary heifers £6 10s to £8 lOi. Extra heifers to £14. Ordinary oows £6 to £8. Extra oows to £14 17s 6d. Price of beef p;r lOOib 35s to 453. Peninsula sales were: W Menzirs (Men. zies Bay) 12 steers £10 to £14, 2 heifers £10; R. J Fleming (Port L--vy) 3 cows at £7 7s 6d to £10 s>; T. .Conway (W a inu ; ), 2 steers £7 123 Sd; Mrs Hooker (Wainui) 3 steers £7 15s ; G. Humphries (Willesden) 7 steers £14 10s to £15 103.

The supply of vaal calves at the Addington Yards hhs always been a consistently steady one. The demand was a steady one, and prices were unchanged, ranging from 8a to 555, according to quality. Store cattle were represented by a poor yarding, principally of an indifferent cla33. Quotations: — Yearlings 303 to £2 (the latter good). Fifteen to eighteen months sorts £2 103 to £3. Two year steers £4 10s (good). Two year heifers £3 12s to £4, Three year heifers £4 19i 6d. Dry oows 35s to £6. A fair number of dairy cows came for ward. Representative prices ranged from £3 103 to £10. Fat pigs were in good supply, but the bulk of the animals penned were of medium quality. Quotations :—

Choppers 603 to 100s. Extra heavy baconers to 80s. Heavy baconers 67s to 75s Light baconers 52s 6d to 675. Price per lb 6d to 6Jd. Store pig 3 were represented by a large flntry, the supply being in exae-s of the demand. Quotations are : — Large stores 33 j to 393. Medium stores 25s to 323. Small stores 18a to 243. Weaners 12a to 17s 6d.

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3444, 9 October 1914

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3444, 9 October 1914

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