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DUfIUDIN PRODUCE MARK T Meßsra A. Moritz'ox & 00, report: — Walnuts-7d to 8d Chppn«—/>karoa, laipe medium 6d to gd loaf CJd to <!$ I Cocksfoot—7d to 7J Cd to S I per lb

ADDING fort LIVE STOCK MARKET. Wednesday. The yarding of store sbofp was easily the largest of the season. All descriptions were penned, and for the most the condition was satisfactory. Wethers constituted the greater part of the entry, the balanoe being made up of the ustml mixed olasses. Thero were also a few lines of store lambs—the

first to come forward at Addington this season. Forward wethers fold exceptionally well; in fact, the pcicu for alt olasses of wethers was quite on a pa' with the prices ruling on December 22 Ewa« and lambs of which the entry was of medium dimen> sions, wnre Store lambs elicited remarkably keen competition. The range of prioea was :— Good forward six tooth we'.htrs to 183 9d Forward iwo-tooth wethers. 16s 5d to 17s. Good two-tooth w, thers 14. 91 to 15s. Cull two tooth weihers, 7s 9.1 to lis. Forward lambs, Us 7d to 15s 3d. Inferior lambs, 10a.

Pair two-tooth ewes to 9d

There was a large yarding of fat lambs aad the quality n«"traly vim very good, a lirge proportion beirm wt-H grown and in pxOillent condit'on The export buyers were strongly in evidrnce, and there was a keer demand. The sale opeut-d 'ather slackly, Jiud prices were not equal to those at Ambeiley or Rangiora, but they gradually improved, and from the middle to the end ot tho eale were equal to about (id to G.Jd per lb, all over, or an average o nbout Gd per lb for the whole of ti « anie. The range of prices Was :— Extra prim • l.«. vy himbs to 25; 9d Tegs 20 * to :':•>-> Averogß we> .iv IG3 Gd to 19s Gd Light and unti-nshed 15s t~ 16a The chief Peninsula sales were—S. Nutt (Little Hiver) 3ii «t IS-* lid t... 10J ; J X VHiac,.:-,K,j „.,„) 7 ,: ;,, <J 7 G. O J.l.dn.. (Kn ■■'~,. w-i-i -ji v< iv Inn;-: .) clieep. tw<!lvft v.iuvi bei (,' hi Iv 'ikc;<P >. The condition uf ilia sheep Wits ui'.stly good to p'i'ri, -, iij»n; litiiiit; v.ry lVw ui.fiuißljßi. Jot*, nnd p itne .quality formed ihe mlkcf the offerings. The range of prices was as follows : — Prime wethers, 21s Gd to 25s 3d Others, 16s lOd to 21s Merino wethers, IG3 Id to I7d lOd Prme ewes, 18s Gd to 23s Others, 15j to 18i Merin •) ewes, lis.

Hoggets. 18s 3d to JBa 6d

The chief Peninsula sales wme A E Willhms (Port Levy), 12 wetbersjtt 245, 53 ewes at 19s lOd to 21s 8d; F. G Birdliog (Birdling's Flat) 64 wethers at 22s to 23s Gd; G. G, Holmes (Knooklyn), 343 wef era at 90s lOd to 22s 5d ; H. Nu?t (Little River), 24 hogget wethers at 18s 3d ; Marshall's E-tite, (Pigeon Bay), 27 ewes at JOd sd. The yarding of fat .title was a large onu, totalling 313 bead, compared with 32rt ut tf- ' pre Christmas sale, 323 on Deoember, I? h e 312 on December, 9th, aud 276 on Dew ' h 2nd. The quality wes about on a pa.c' 0 ,v* satisfactory entries offered during l)r ". ° The following was the range ot P" , n s _ Extra good sterrs to £1? Bs, Ordinary fcood steers £8 15s to £\2 Ordinary heifers £5 15a to £l\ i a g d Extra cows to £14 ISs. * I Ordinary cows, £5 7s 61ta ■£$ s 3 Prioe of besf per 1001b, 373 Cd to 42s Gd extra to 439; '

The chief Peninsula sale 3 -mm •—F Q ?i rd ! in f; Po 1 ra . nui ' 7 Bteßra *** Ws 'to £14 2^ £15 ss; A. E. Bi dling, 5 cows at £11 108 to £18 I2j 6d ; W., _? RC Kaituna,2steersat£f%lsgand £11; H. W Piper, Duvauchelle, Steers at £13 to £15 10s. I

Vealers came forward in, about their cua*' tomary numbers,, alUlasises, ac usual, beiuorepresented. The demand, was on the. ear " basis as *t the. December* sale*, and val Je ranged from,Ba to 15*. acaording. to aiae ue ' < • . and The yarding of stoiw imrtfo. wms unusual dimensions, and oor" \ a t? no ° largely of fifteen to eighteo-, m V u d ™ r J There was free oompeti'' . ™; tbs BOrts - point, but in many ' lon ~-° a certain were not reached- ottßeß • ers ' reserves was fairly larg* , ft-** the V um ber passed Quotation' Fifteen ~ are ;— fo £3 ' to eighteen ruor ,ths sort', £2 9^ " 5? - ---iWO-year steers, £4 Ij i. Twoyear heifers, £4 2 t 6d. Three jear steers, £7 Three-year heifers, £5 6s. Dry oows, £2 to £6, A medium entry of dairy oows were penned, but the was not high, thf number of cows being comparatively small, Representative prices ranged from £3 to £10. * Fat- pigs were represented by a large entry of mixed quility. The demand for choppers and baconsrs was on a par with that at the pre-Christmas sales, but the porkers were a shade easier. M Quotations are:— Choppers (ordinary), 503 to 70s.

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COMMERCIAL, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3468, 8 January 1915

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COMMERCIAL Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3468, 8 January 1915

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