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Wednesday. Tho yardir;,; ot ttorn sheep vr-vy easily con - BtittHed a rni.'uid ior the «einon, Forward laujba Bnld were t-curcely in such ifomand as laat week, bui wetlier« sold well. Tha ranee ot pr'ces wa<-- Uood lour loo'.h wethort. 15« Id to 20b, fairly Rood two and four too'.h Wfttiera o U J ''I. m»Hhim tn small two tooth weUioiß It" I'll to lb I>\ good four yenr ewes to 17-i led, two t.-iot" ow-es to 18* 61 two, lenr, six. and eipht tnolh ewes 16a Bd, fnir ►cniirt mod h C-WP3 Mi lid to 15« 7d, fairly Imuiinl Urol.* 13? s)d to 133 lid, med° iuiu lamin I*J : iS Ito l»s o's, inffrier lambs 9< 3d to 12h. There was a law entry "t fat lambs, and sales woje made on the basis of- per U> over all. The range of prices wii»—Kstr» prime heavy lambs to 29?, lege 20a Od to 23a lOd, average weights 17* 0 5 to 203, light and unfinished 14* to 17i. The cbit-f •I'fcnt.iMj'.ik 'aba were—ti *>. Piper, Piraki, M) 3at I8;'.)d to 2254 '; J Mien, Littl* R'ver, 149 ai W* to 2u Yd ; C W. McPhn-1, Wainui. s»i>l at 18' 7d i-> 2U lOd; F G. Bhd.inu, Birdlir-«'n Flat. 79 at Iris to IDs Cd ;J. F. Bucbanim, Kin!'ch, B<l at 17b M to 189 Gd, B. Hainan. Oliaio's. JO4 at 17s 4d ; W. A. Gray, Kaituua, 81 ut 15s 3d. Thfl yarding of f*t sheep was rather smaller tnan last wsek. %»u racas as against cloven beiDg filled. The rangn of prices was ;— Primo wetbers 28s 6d to 28.' 31 Others 18a (Jd to 23s Prime <;we-> 22' to 2(38 Medium E7fl 6d to 21* (3d Inferior, )5a to 17^ Merino wethers. H>-< 3d to 17s) Id The chief Peninsula sales wer«:,-W A Gray (Kaituna), 45 weihers »t 22-< 4d to 20----4 d, 22 e««a at 23s Gd ; X CrAW (C'hnrllon). 129 wethers at 21s 7d to 25a: A J Birdling (Halswell), 20 wethers at 24s Id, 68 ewee at 21b 4d to 24a 2d ; T Conway (Waiuu:), 2G wethers at 203 Bd, 40 ewes at 21s lid to 24s 3d; C 0 Narcey (Long Bay), 86 wethers at 20s 7d; 8 Barclay (Little Kiver), G6 ewes at 23s 3d to 26s ; H W Piper (Piraki), 32 ewes %i 22a fid to 23s 7d; B Haines (Okain'e), 91 ewes at 21a 5d to 22s 3d. Tbe yarding of fat oattle totalled 470 bead and included some very useful animals, whilst there was the usual proportion of cows and beet of secondary quality. Tbe range of prices was :— Ordinary steers, £7 10s to £12. Extra steers, to £20. Ordinary heifers, to £7 to £11 2* Gd. Ordinary cows, £5 10s to £9. Extra cows, to £13 2a Gd Price of beef; beef, per 100 lb 32s to 42< Tbe 0b.9 Peninsula sales were:—L Wag horn. Little Akaloa, 16 steers at £10 to £12 15s; G. Q. Holmes, Knocklyn, 10 pteer= at £15 12s Gd. to £18 15s, G Humpreys, Willesden, 7 steers at £14 10 to £10 10s; T. Ware, Okain'a Bay, G steers at £11 to £13 17s 6d. 8 cowoat £9 12h 6d t.* £11 7* 6d; 10 A. Harris, Okain's Bay 2 Hteers at £11 and £11 7b Gd. 1 cows at £9 12s 6d. Veal were rep'oetued by an aver igtyardin-4, all claase; bein S ' penned' Piicef thimed from 8a to 60s, according i-o s %«, gOUfclily and condition; extra making to 87s U. There was a fair yarding of store oattlp, the majority being of indifferent quality. Quotations are:— Yearlings, 355. Fifteen to eighteen'montbs sorts, £2 Is to £8 6s. Two-year steer?, £5 5s to £5 16s. Two and a half year steers, £6 5s (good) Two year heifers, £4 ss. . Tbree-year steers, £7 15s. Three-year heifers, £5 7s Gd. Dry cows, 30s to £5 10s. The yarding of dairy cows was an average one, ia point of numbers, and tbe quality was scarcely bb good as at some recent sales The demand was unchnngeel, and pricee ranged from £3 10s to £9, extra to £12 sa. Fat pigs were represented by an entry of medium size, including a number of heavy animals. Quotations are:— Choppers, 70s to 92 6d. Light bacouers, 47b 6d to 553. Heavy baooners, 67a 6d to 665. Extra heavy baooners, 70s to 725. Price p°r 1b.,5d to 5Jd. Light porkers, 30s to 355. Heavy porkers, 37s to 45s Prioe per lb, 5Jd to Gd. There was a fair yarding of store pips, &nd tha market showed little obange from the prices ruling a week earlier, Quotations are:— Larue stores, 30s to 375. Medium stores, 18s to 28s. . Small stores. 14s to 17s. Suckers and weaners, 2s to Ba.

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3477, 12 February 1915

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3477, 12 February 1915