ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET.
Store sheep were again represented hy ■• large yarding ol various descriptions and conditions, L'-imb.ol various grades rtpre. Bmittd 80 per cent i f ihe entry- All furwurd sheep sold at price •on a par with th iae nil ing last week." The range of prions was
Very forward lambs 16-< 2 I o 16- *>' Forward Limbs 15s <■ i - Fair Limbs 12 9J to H.-9J Forward two too.lj wei'iers 14* Good h Ifbr- diw tooth ewe. 17s (>d 8 « Good oros-sbred wo u> h < wen 2d
Inferior ewes 10.. Gd r,o 12- 6-1 The entry of fat i.t-m « t/.t_iltd CB.-SO, <■■"<■ there was <iv advance n> pi iota, uood f retain;. lambs averaging fu ly 6_*d per lb. Tho range of prices was— . Extra prime heavy lambs, to 21.3 3d Tegs 2ls to 2-ls Average weights 18* to 20-s 0J Light and unfinisued 1-1* 3d to 17s 10d. Peninsula salef were: -J Allen, Littl" fiver, 80 at' IS- 91 to '22s Id ; J O. loop. Little River, 170 at Jss to 2N 7j ; J F «" ohanan. Kinlooh, 83 a? ißi H to 20- Id ; P. Onnningha v, German Pay. H 1 « lt J * 4 ld t0 I'd- Gd; W. A. Gray. Kui v"** 319 >ii 10j to l<Js 3d; Gebbie 13i0% 'i'.ddington, 106 at IBi
f*d. There was. a larger yarding of fat sheep, and there was v keen demand throuuhouc tbe sale for export and local consumption, and tho West Coast buyer. was also iv the market. Prices advanced aoout Is per head. The iange of prices was : — Prime wether., 23 •11 26j Id, Others, 18s Gd to 22 • lid. Merino wether?, 17s 3d. Prime ewes, 2 Is tid to '26s 6d.
Oaer , 17.< Gd to 203 6d, Tho eiiitf Peninsula sales were—R. H. Rhodes, Otahuna, 70 wethers at 20s 8J tc 23b; J. 0 Coop, Litlie River, 30 wethers at 203 Id to 235: 30 ewes at 17-< to 2l)a; B. Ware, Port Levy, 21 wethers at 223 01, 4'J ewes at 21s 7J to 22, lid; P Cunningham, Germtn Bay, 31 weibers at VJj Cd, 42 ewes at 18 81 to '2-2^; S. Nutt, Little River, 64 ewes at 17s lOd Jo 22s 9d; W. A. Gray, Kai" tuna, 22 ewes at 21s 91; L. M. Wilson, Port L*vy, 53 ewes at 17s 6d t0.215; H. Nutt, L.ttle River, 28 eweß at 17s 9d to 193. The demani for all olbsbbs o! fat cattle was very brisk, export, buyers and the representatives ot the looal trade competing very freely, and prioea, especially for c.w beef, showed an improvement equal to 1b 6d to 2s per 1001b. The range of prices waa :— Ordinary steers, £7 os to £12. Extra steers, to £19. Ordinary heifers. £5 15s to £8 10s. Extra heifers, to £13 15s.
Ordinary oows, £5 5s to £S' 4 / Extra sows to £12 ss. / Price of beef per 1001b. 31a io .23 Gd, ax / tra to 45b.
Some of the Peninsula Bale were H. W. Piper, Piriki, 16 steers at £13 7a 6d; T Wore Okain'B Bay, 6 ateera at £6 17s 6d to £16 15s 9d; L M Wilson, Port Levy, 7 gteers at £15 7s 6d to £18 17s 6d.
Fat caives ot various descriptions were penned in about the customary numbers, and values showed little oh nge from recent sales representative prices ranging 8s to 603, according to size aod quality. Owing to tbe heavy yarding of fat cattle it waa not until much later 'ban usual that tbe store pens were reached and it was comparatively late when tbe market closed. There tfaa a fairly good demand (or ot. er desoriptioDs, but inferior stuff was neglected, Quotations are :— Fifteen to eigh'een-month.' sort. £2 5s to £3 13s 6d.
Two year steers £4 6s to £5 Two and a half year steers, £5 10s. Two-year heifers, £4 5 ; . Two _nd a halfyear heifers, £4 l-3s. Three year steers, £G 17s ■•> !o £7 10s. Three year i,oilers, £5 5s £5 to 9 '• Dry ouwb £2 to £5 ss. Only a moderate number of dairy cows wore, mostly of a medium class. The de. mond waa free for grod sorts, and prices ranged from £3 5s to £10 15-> extra to £13 . Fat pigs were penned in medium n> rab»r' a ll clasßßß bb u'Bual being represented The (] em and lacki d keenness, bui pric a, tukei 0 U t ound, remained on much the same level ag | a at week Quota'iona are :•— ChopP 6 ™. 50a to G7s. Light buconers, 47a Gd to 55?. Heavy baccn<f_, 57s Gd to Gss. Extra heavy baooners, to 138b. Prioo per lb, 5Jd. Light porkers, 32s to 363. Heavy porkers, 303 to 445. Prke per lb 5Jd to s^d. Store pigs were comparatively limited in numbers, but tbe entry was more than sufh cient for requirements, competition beinj* slack throughout, as a result of the dearnesb ' of feed of all kinds. No large stores we.le penned. Quotations are :— Medium stores. 20s to 255. Small stores, 14s to 18;. Weaners, 5b to Us,
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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3474, 29 January 1915