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COMMERCIAL

ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET Tuesday. The yarding of store sheep was again a fairly large one, due in a measure to the unfavourable weather conditions prevailing >•• oently having mada Bheep owners not a UHM bit apprehensive concerning feed Buppliw. Quotations .are—. ~ Extra two tooth wethers to 16a Id Good two-tootn wethers, 153 to 15b llrl. Fait two-tooth wethers, 13s 4d to 14« i 9d. Cull and inferior ewes, 83 6d to 12a 6d. Extra two-tooth ewes, to 18b Id. Fair two'tooth ewes, 15s 8d to 163. Cull ewes, with lambs, 6s 7d. Cull dry eweß, 9s 9d. There was an entry of 1112 fat lambs, as compared with 1390 last week, and they were of better average quality. Quotations ore : — Prime iambs, 19s to 225. Lighter, 15s to 18* M. . There were nine races full of fat Bheep. Wethers showed a decline of about 6d and ewes Is 6d per head t Tha raoge of piices was-.;— Bxtra prime wethers, to 28s. Prim* wethers, 21s 6d to i Lighter wethers, 17s 6d to 21s, Merino wethers, 12s 61 to 15s 6d. Prime ewes, 17s 6d to 245. Other ewes, 12s to 17s Merioo ewes, 10s 6d Hoggets, 17* to 18s 7d _ Peninsula tales included: W.- Menkes (Menzies Bay) 101 wethers at 20< 4d to 23a 6d, 38ew«Bat203 to 22s sd; W. D. MacDhail (Wainui) 24 w-thersat 21s §d to 223 2d, 37 ewes at 19 ' 9<l to 22a 2d; . J A Fleminn (Port Levy) 69 wethers at 20s 6d to 225, 76 ewes «t 18s 6d to 20s 3d; F. Narbey (Kirwee). 72 wethers at 19j Id to 21s 6<i; S. P Bray (Little River), 61 wethers at 18s Id to2li; A. D. McDonald (Wainui), 60 ewes at 17s Id to 10i 4d. The yarding of fat cattle totalled 828 head, compare with 323 at the previous ■ale. Competition wns again very bn-k, and the previous week's prices were fully main. tamed. Quotations are; — Extra steer* to £16 15s Other steers. £8 5* to £ 1 Extra heifers to £12 5s Other heifers, £5 7s 6* to £8 Extra cows to £12 7s 6d Other cows, £5 7s o*l to £8 5s Price of beef per 1001b., 32 6d to 42s 6d extra t" 455. jO Cooo (Little Biver) sold 25 steerß at £12 10s. to"'£ls 10b, 5 heifers at £9to £12 2s 6d. ' Once again there was a good entry of veal calves, aid demand, prices ranging from Ss to 53, a, according to quality, ' Only a medium number of ftore cattle oame forward, the greater number being of, an indifierent class, the . condition being poor. Quotations are :— Fifteen to eighteen months' sorts, £2 7s 6d to £3 Two and a half year steera, £5 5s Three year steers, £6 15s to £7 Three year heifers, £5 15s Dry cows. 30a to £6 15s The demand for dairy cow 3 was <m Bbout the «ame level as last week's prices, ranging from £3 to £10 17s 6d. Fat piga were represented by a medium •ntry, principally of a useful class. Quotations are":'— Choppers, SO.i to 80s Heavy baconers, 563 to GO*Lighter bacon era, 47s to 54s Price per lb, 5d to 5Jd Heavy porker?, 40s to 44' Li«hter porkejs, 31s to 38s Price per lb, s|pd to 6d Store pigs were represented by a comparatively small entry. Quotations are '.— best stores, 328 to 383 Medium stores, 22s to 30s Smali stores, 16a to 21s Weanere, 5s to lis

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COMMERCIAL, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3464, 24 December 1914

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COMMERCIAL Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3464, 24 December 1914

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