ADDINOTOJi LIVE STOOK MARKET . Wednesday, j Tha entry of store sheep, although a com oarathß y large one, wa.< much smaller than thi»o! ihe previous week 1 .anion form-'l tbi bulkot tbe yarding The Jepreo anon of viuib throughout lha sale was equal to-d 61 to 4h par bead compared with prices ru its; a weak earlier Tue following I* t'» tt'jge ot prices-.--Forward Umba 13* 6a, fairly RCOI lamb'-. lOi to 13i 3.1, nieditim lambs 7a 7d to 7a 9.1, infeiior ia . b? ii rfa to 7u 3d, ewe lam.;* ll* Id, j'vud sen id mouth ewca 18a to 15m 3d, fair *ouod mouth ewes, 12s »0 133 9d, two tooth wetheis 10* to JHa , 3d, forward lour and six tooth wethera 15s t> The'yarding of. fat lambs totalled 2510. and there was a decline of 3a to 5s per heal oompa/ed with the pr»vioua week, ioe , range of pricoa was— bust lamb , 16) to lit U, lighter 10* to 15s Gd. There wa* a emul entry of f v sheep, ami BtlBH watbera and ewes were down about 26 |j 3a per head, and mud uin and mUnui fro'n 3s to 5d par head. 'Ihe iangd of prices was-Pi ime wethers 203 to 24s Od, medium WBthirs IGj Cd to 19s til, others 13a Gi to 16* merino wethers 84 lOd to 22h Cd, prime ewes 18s JO 31a lOd, medium «weß 15* l 0 l " a fcd ' other* 8s to 14a 6;1 merino ewe* sh. ThuObK-fiVni ula -ales *er* L> W, v horn Mule Akalu... 23 *«<»« -t '»- 9 22. lid. 17 ■'■*«* a 18- ;-1 X- <•■ -V •• nui, 25 wutaev., a 17=; J A Atel;o...<.u, Wmnui, 2* *esat 18s , The yarding of fat cattle ajmr. gaud 234 head, compared with 470 at the pravio. b ■ale. As far as the pricas Were concerned, tbe consequence of tbe abstention was disastrous, values suffering a decline equal to Ss to 6s per 1001b, prices running from 283 to 87« compared with 34* to 42* at the sale held a wees earlier. Quotations are: - Ordina y, bteers, £7 10s to £10, Kxir» hereto £13 6b. U.nii«*>y t..-.'.t<rß.£s '7s 6J to £8. O'diuHij £5 6 • X 9 Jtatia cowb 10 £10 2:, tin. Prioe of beef, 28b to 37a per 1001b One Penineua sale: 1. Ware (Okain s Bay), 8 betters &10 to £12 123 6d, cows £7 6a if £12 10b. ?8»l caiyes came forward in abuut tbe cub tomary numbers, but unlike come other olasaes of stock, the demand waß Dot affected by the absence of exporters. Prices were changed, ranging frooa 8a to 50s according to qualiiy, There was a poor yarding of Btoiß oattle, and a very weak dein «nd. Owners' reserves were seldom reached, tbe passings being heavy. ; Quotations are :— , Yearlings, 24a Fifteen to 18 months to £3 2a Gd Two year steers to £4 15a Two year old heifers to £3 5s Three year old.steers to £6 7* 6d Three year old hello a to £5 15s Dry cows 30s to £5. There was a fair yarding of dairy cows, but tho quality was hardly up to tbe standard of raoent sales, while the demand was hot keen Prices ianged from £3 to £8 10s. extra lu'e to £11 sa. There was a medium entry of fat pigs of average rju lity, and tbo demand was about the came as at re cent sales, Quotations ure : — Choppers, 503 to £3 12s 6d.' Light baooners, 47s fid to 555. Heavy baconera, 67s 6d to 665. Extra heavy baooners, to £3 12b. Price per lb, s|d to 5Jd. Light porkers, 25a to 325. Heavy porkers. 3Gs to 40s.' Price per lb, s}d to s|d. There was a dull sale for stores from an average entry. Quotations are :— Large stores, 24s to 30s. Medium stores. 14s to 203. Small stores, 8s to lis Suckers and weaners, 3s to ss.
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COMMERCIAL, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3479, 19 February 1915