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COMMERCIAL

DUNEDIN PRODUCE MARKET Messrs A. Mobitz9os & Co. report :~ Walnuts—7d to 8d ADDINGTON LIVE jSTOCK MARKET Wednesday, Mesere H,,Matßon and Co. report : — There were fairly large entries of fat "took fend a good attendance. Fat cattle were rather easier towards the end of the sale. Fat lambs sold wf II and fully up to the last sale. Store sheep showed little change, and tat cheep were considerably easier. Store cattle were dull of sale, as were pigs. The yarding of store sheep was of moderate dimensions' Quotations are :— Shorn two tooth ewes to 169 3d Feir two tooth wethers, 9d Medium two tooth wethers lis 10d to 15s 9d Fonr and six tooth dry ewe lid Medium four and s : x-tooih wethers 153 4d, Good forward four-Sooth wethers, to 17s Id. Full-mouth ewes with lambs 10s 10d (all eonntpd). Woolly ewes in lamb, to 20s. Good woolly six and eight tooth ewes with lambs. 143. Feir.mouth ewes, with lambs, 11s to 12s 3d. Inferior ewes, with lambs, 93 4d to 10" 3:1. The was an entry 343 fat lambs ot n good average quality. The deirmncl w»»3 fuirly htisk and practically n 1 were told at auction. The range of prices was :— Best lambs 19b 24s 6d. Lighter 15s 6d to 18s 6d. There were nine racee o£ fat sheep, ac against eleven raoes a fortnight before. Most of the sheep were shorn, and the quality was chiefly good to prim 6. The market opened about Is decline on the previous sale, and later on prio c were Is 6d to 2a lower. Grazier.-: were ab!« to openitp. but toward? the elosa of the sale there was pr,»ctioa'ly no oorapet tion, the supply being beyond butchers' requirements. The rangu of price • was : - • Woolly wei hers. 22s 5d to 26s G&. Extra prime shorn wethers, to 33-. Prime shorn wether?, 21s 6d to 27s 2d. Others, 15s to 2ls. Shorn meaino wethers, 14? t)d to 22s 6d. Woolly,'ewfs. 22s to 25s 6d. Prime Btinrn ewps, 2()s to 25s Others 15s to 19s 6d Woolll hoggets, 20s 7d to 223 4d tjhom hoggets, to 24s 6d The yarding of fnt cattle was not a large one, being limited to 245 head, compared with 382 at the previous Bale. Beef realised 343 to 44a per 1001b. althorgh toward? the close there was a distinct weakening. Quotations are :— Extra good steera to £16 7= Cl Ordinary steers, £9 to £12 Heifers, £5 12s Cd to £9 15s Extra good cows to £18 Ordinary oow-s, £5 7* 6d to £9 Beef ocr 1001b, 34s to 44s Store" cattle were in full supply, pi inni pally ranging from eighteen, months to two v years. Quotations are: — Yearlings £1 12s Cd Fifteen to eighteen months sorts, £2 11s to £3 12i6d Two year steers, £4 5-J Two and a half ypur hsifers, £4 I?.* Three year ptoers, £G 17s Oα (parsed) Three year heifers, £4 17-J 6i to £•} ot l)ty cows, £1 10-i to £4 153 There was a fair y-irding of dairy cow?, mainly rough sorts. Poor classes were not in demand, but ■ sefnl animals f-otd Ireely Prioes ranged from £3 10s to £10. There was a full entry ot fat pig-i, but the demmd «-ns decidedly sluggish, and, oompared with the prices ruling a fortnight earlier, values showed an all round decline. Quotations are:— Chopper?, 60s to 1003 Extra heavy ,baconers, to 72a Heavy bnennere 58a to 65a. Lighter baconers 50a to 553. * Price, per lb, 5d to o.J. Heavy porkers, 40s to 445. Lighter porkprs 353 to 38 i Price per lb 5d to ssd Store pigs came forward in average niim but the demand w. 8 weak, Quotations areBest store 3, do large animals rffere . 30s t« 359 i Medium stores 22s to 28s ' amatt stores 12s to 20s Weaners 7s to 14s Sows in pig to 62s Cd

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COMMERCIAL, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3454, 20 November 1914

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COMMERCIAL Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3454, 20 November 1914

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