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The monthly Flick sale was held at i)uvauchelle m Friday la-it when there was an entry ot 400 heml of entile and nbout 100 sheip 'I hern >va a .n.i.j, nnd a cl«uifuico ul ;.ln.o- evui>iliir.» that w«s yarded. T.-.« { cut-in pens wure itnnin wall filled, and foumtl ihe g.eVer u> rt of the ynrhng. Anyiii u-j, ttjjfirr'Hu'ti!!!',' pnrne condition whs silil rßji'iii.v i t alvanced piiee", Wililri >lorr.' CHHIi; llld. willl ~ g -url ileilHi: il The' euntmuvil ury wcni- r ikis It ad !o th»advance in stock itn-l tt:o huge d<;uau,d orealod hy the war uui t.-actn points f.o a ttill further advance in beef. Altbt U;<h (ho Peninsula Ins felt tho dry weather in the sutie way as ihu n-st ot New Zealand, the IrtrmeiH a-u hiiii able to put a big q sariiity of f its on the u)nr ket, and if the ~v n-nn rain e-stih'-i h a K<tod growth of pasture, iltm Ai v! ! h ■ a go xi pro yortiun of llii UiinUrltury Ik if -r.LV.V t«'"« from here. 'Irn supply »' bn-f it sluit ai. over'he Dominion, i-:o rhat a «mid aim mil giowth is uecossary for the supply of to keep up with an increus' d demand, Now that the co:k.<fout Ruddocks are available, there should ho enough feed lo winter the store cattle held on the l'eninsif'a though the area this year is decreased and the stuoule is very poor compared v. ith other years. The range of prices was— Fat heifers £G Via to I'll 17s od. I-'at bullocks £11 J2s Oi to £14 '2s (3d, Lighter stem £7 10a to £11, Fat cows £5 5s Inferior io £11 l_s Oil

There was only a medium yardinu of store cattle, but ihtte was a good demand. A tine Ine of 24 year old cattle sold by Loan and Mo.'cactile Agency on behalf of Mr It. Latter, ot iJnrry's iiay, realised an average price of £9 ih. This line was one of the best seen in tho yards for many years, the cattle being even and well grown. Among tho store cattie was a me of 43 calvps, the property of Mr F. Williams, of Robinson's Bay, sold bj t te National-Mortgage and Agency Company |jr£l 15s. The calves wero a well crown Jot, and one of the best lines of calves sold this year. The range of prices in the store castle was:—

Calves I'll to 335, yearlings £3 2i to £4 Is, 2£yr olds (Mr R. Litter's) £7 17s to £10 Hs, storo cows £2 2s lid to £4 Bs, bulls £G 18b to £12 103. The following sales are reported : - Mefsrs H. Matßnn & Co. sold—2 fat heifars £9 12a 6d, 1 do. £8 17s Od, 1 do. £10 10s, # do. £0 7a Gd, 4 do. £0 10?, 2 do £8 10, 1 do £G 15s, 3 do £'J 2s 6d, 3 do. £8 6s, 8 lat bullooks £13 10s, stag £7 10.-=, 5 steers £7 17s Gd, 1 steer £7 12s Od, fat cow £7 17j Gd, ldo £5 12s Gd* 2 do £9 12s Gd, Ido £8 15s. 1 do £9 12j, 1 do £10 IQi, 5 yearlings £32-, 1 two year heiferK £5 Jjs, bull £8, 12 fat wethers 19s 3d.

Messrs \V. D. Wilkins & Sons sold—2 int heifers £G IDs, 2 do £7, fat steers £11 12s (id, 3 do £7 10s, 1 do £9, fat cow £11 12s Od. 1 fat cow £10, 2 fat cows £8 10a. 2 do £G 23 Gd, 11 yearlings £4 Is, 11 2yr heifern £5 lis, 2 do £6 15s, 12 eighteen months heifers £4 Is, 2 bulla £12 10s, 1 do £G 10s, 1 do £4 3s, 1 do. £8 2a 6d, springer £11 12? Od, 4 store cows £2 2s 6d to £4 Bs, 11 Intact 18a

Loan and Mercantile Agency Company sola on behalf of Mr B. Latter 100 head of 2Jyi old cattle in lots as follows—3o at £10 3s 15 at £9 16s, 15 at £9 13=, 30 at £<), 10 at £7 17s. Average price for line £9 'Ji per head. Othsr sales were—3 fat heifers £7 17s tld, 1 do £9, 2 do £7, 3 do at £8 17s Od, I do £11 5«. 1 do £10 10s. 1 do £7 10b, 2 fat Btetrs £18 10s, 2 do £10 15?, 2 do. £11. 10 do £10 7s Gd. 5 do £14 2<s 6d. 1 do £12 ss, 0 fat cows £11 7s Ijd, 1 do £,'.} 12; 01 1 do £.3 5s ■13 calves 355, 35 wethers 20; Ci, 37 iambi 17s 7de37C

N.Z {{Farmers' Co apzrhMv A;*oc».vior, sold—2 fat heifers £11 >..'-i 3 do. £7, 2 fit cows £'.) 5-, 2 do £7 5:, 1 -i j £j 2= Ci, 'J wethers 22s fid.

National Mortgs-s sad A~f-ay Co sold— '.i fat heifer £7 10s, 2 ccw; ■£.}, 3 ]% months cattle £3 Is, Ucaivrsil Is, II caives lis 12 calves £ I la, 43 calm on account nt 1L F. Williams £t 15s, sprinjrer £&, builri £7 10s to £7 Ise.

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DUVAUCHELLE MONTHTLY STOCK SALE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3476, 9 February 1915

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DUVAUCHELLE MONTHTLY STOCK SALE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3476, 9 February 1915

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