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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET.

Wednesdiiy. As h«s now bf-.'n th" cppc for F-..m« wk lis, there w»» kh ovvrHortiiis e:it;.y of -tdi'f sheep, nearly ail th*-. pt-ns reserved for tr.i?. class, of stock being called into rxjuHitioii. Lambs rf various grades formed tho hulk of the yarding, th* majority beinc nice health* «p<C'"ier.-; whinh rial e.vid'-ntly b-on we! dor» by ujj lo the pienunt Tho a S-rdaißi' was l»rg<). Well (orwnrd Umh-t f lii'M-d go>d comp- I ti*i'"i a' prin-aj whici ■..'iii.vnt nn vAria tion from iio»3 ruling a wt-ek 'rle , &}' 1- I beincr keenly after, iut trie -iiub/h weaker ilnmiuid for backward ■■"'tn wh-ch wus noticeable ia-t wnk was imiiisr aO't.tnated buyers appirently chory a out purchasing this olas* of ebe< p Thuie ims exeeptjonally strong competition for forward wethets, butchers being among the com. petitorp. Ewes were unchanged.

Quotations are : — Oood two tooth wethers, to 10--. 3J Fairly good four und s x t ot/j w.-ihe!-15a 6d to 18s fid.

Very forward four and si? o »tli withers, 19a to 2ls.

Ve-y forward lambs. 1.5- 01 to 10.5 IJ. Forward lumbs, lils 'J.l to !5-<. Inferior lambs 7tf Oi to II oL Cull lamb?, Ss. Good four and eiglu-too'.h ewes, to 16s ;)J

Aged ewes, 10*. The entry of f«t l*mb w.-in very larpe odb. totalling 8414. tb Ingest for th season. Tbe rar>g«? of prio - p.-r head was:

Tegs, 20s 6d t,.. 23* Average w-t'h's. 17--» 0d -o 20*.

Light and unti-.i bed, 15 to 17s

The chief Peiiinm'a sales were : 8. Hnrrit(Little River), 23 at 2!s 7.1; T. Bnvnkin (Little Biver), 240 at Ids Id to 21* 4d ; I.) Gebbie (Motuknrarn), '28 fit 20s lOd; J. F. iluchannn (Little Rive.), 82 «t 19j to 20s 3d; C. Wynn-Williams (Uit le River). 132 ut 13.. 3d te 19* 9(i; R. H. Baiker (Parnassus). IliO at 17s 8d to 19s 2d; G G. Holme* (Knocklyn), 117 at 17s to lite; J. O. Coop (Springvnle), 214 at 18s Id ; R.J. Fleming (Port Levy). 162 at 15s 9d to 18s; H. Nutt (Little River), 70 at 17s 2d ; R. H. Rhodes (Ota bnDa), 31 nt 17s Id; J. O. Coop (Kaituna) 251 at 15s (id.

The yarding of fa*, sheep was about equal to that of last week eleven racs being fully oacnpied. Tho range of prices was : —

Extra prime wethers, to 40s

Prima wethers, 23s (id to 27s 9d

Others, 18s to 233 . Prime awes, 22* to 251 31

Others, 18s to 235. Prime ewes, 22s to 25s 3d Medium. 17s to 21s Gd, Inferior, 13s to 16*.

Hoggets, 17s Id to 21b.

Merino wethers, 15 Cd to 16s Ud. Tha chief Peninsula sales were: S T Harris (Little River) 25 wethers at 25-* 10d 67 ewes at 22s 5d to 24s ; A Narbey (Long Bay). 58 wethers at 20s to 23s 6d; G G Holmes (Knocklyn), 190 wethers at 21s to 23? 6d; R H Rhodes (Otahuna), 41 at 22s Id; R 3 Fleming (Port Levy), 43 wethers at 21.----7 d, 18G ewes at 20s 3d to 23s 2a ; C Wynn. Williams (Little River), 25 ewes at 255; O C Narbey (Long Bay) 94 ewes at 20? 3d to 23 7d: JO Coop (Little River;, 27ewei.atl9 9d to 23s Id; 8 Nutt (Ataahua). lid "wee at 20b; Mrs J M Coop. 69 ewes at 183 lid.

The emry of fat cattle represented all classes, aol included some exceptionally fine animals. Competition was brisk, and high prices were received for best sort 3. Pric-s ranged.—

Ordinary steers £7 173 Si to £12 Extra steers to £22 2s 6d Ordinary heifers £6 to £10 Extra heif'-rs to £11 17 61 Cows £6 5s to £8 10. Extra cow-, to £17 Price of beef per 1001b 343 to 42s 6d, extra to 13s

Tbe chief Peninsula sales were—R. Heaton Rhodes, Otahuna,9 cows at £9 2s Cd to £11 17s Cd ; 8. Nutt, Little River, 16 >teers £i 2 to £15 12s 6d ; G. G. Holmea, Knocklyni. lOßtesrs £15 15a to £19; J 0 Coop, Litrh River, 8 cows at £9 10-* to £11 12 6d; H W. Piper. Piraki, 16 steers at £12 12a 6<i v £15 12s Od

Fat calves ranged 8s to 70.i

Btore cattle wore a larpe entry, and price were—Yean irißs 30s lo 37* 6d. fifteen t> Bi(?hteen months cattle £2 16s to £3 Is*, •wo year steers £5 5s to £6 ss, two year £4 17s 6d, three year stee's £8 to £9 time year heifers £5 15s. """s £2 tr. £5 5m

Dairy oows rang d li om £3 10s to £13 Piga were a small jardinp, and priceirangfd—Cboppers 50* to 87a. ligbt barouer 50* to 57s 6d, heavy baooners 60s to 6«t extra heavy baooners (o 745, price p--r lb shi, to sjd. light porkers 36s to 40*. he>.vy pork ere 42s *o 48s 6d, price per lb to 6d, be . t Stores 32s to 355. medium stores 22s to 7,0Bmall stores I4s to 20s, weaners 3s 6d to 8i

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3475, 5 February 1915

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3475, 5 February 1915

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