ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET Wednesday.
There were much reduced yardingg of rloek compared w'th last week, and t?enerally prices all round fhnwod a recovery Fat cattle and fat sheep were rather firmer, and fat lambs sold at Iβ to Iβ (id por hand better. There was a dull sale Jur store oattle. , ' Considering the season of tVn year the yarding of store Bhe«p w>w a medium one. The range of prioes wus: - Fair two tooth ewes, lGs 61 to 199 4cl. Inferior two tooth ewa°, 14s 'o 15«. Bixand eight looth t wex. o 18 . (id I.OW conditioned aojj nix and tooth OWOM, 12s 6(1 Good sound month ewe?, to 18* £&■ Inferior sound tnoulli ewof, 14s 8d to 15s
3d Failing mouth ow-a 10* to Us 9J Fairly «ond lnmba 10j 51 to 12a Hα, Small lamb* 7 < 2d to 9 J Two tooth and four tooth w>tneis 1« IUJ *il3a6d. • . Fat laiubn wero a em. i ntry, anri l>^ 8 improved about Is to I* 61 per head, lne range o< prices wn-— Best lauabe 17: ito I9i6d Others 13a to 168 6d. Peninsula salea were A. Hulstoo, Kaitunn, 39 at 14 81 to Us 9d ; G. G. Holmes, Knock Jynn, 49 at 14-. Id to 11- 7'l. There were bare'v six rao a filled with fat Omv, and 'ho quality was only moderate. T.« iiiarhei w,* a Hule firuwt *»»• '*'» week, especially for ewes. The range of pr oib was :— Prime WBthiTu, fcCh to '<!48 <>"• Othe s, 18s 3d to 19s 6d. Prime ewes, 18s 6d to 253 lα. Medium, 16s to 183. Others, 83 to 14s 6d. . The yarding of fat cattle waa a small one , Indeed quite one of the smallest seen at ibo metropolitan mark t for some time. Quotations are: — Ordinary steers, £7 153 to £9. Extra ateer- to £13 Ordinary bcife-s £o l r > io i.°t Extra heil f. to £9 '7 «l Ordinary cu.vs, £5 i' ±'8 2a b»>. Extra oows to £11 7- 6d Price of beef p*r lOO>b, 28 J to 37a. Vonli-rs were by an nveraue yardtuK. '.h'< qua rt> usnai onver,™ a xtiio range. Prions ranged-from 8 o 00 ■■. The yarding of etore cattle was a very email one. Quotations ore:— fifteen to eighteen months sorts, 13 os to £3 7s 6a. Two year Eteera, £4 17s 6d. Two year heifer's, £4 53 to £4 6s. Three year steers, £0 53 (passed) to tJt 10*. Three yea' hei'cra, £5 2s 6d. Dry cows, 30s to £6. • . Dairy cows were represented by a fair yarding, including some very useful sorts. Prioes ranged from £3 10* to £U. extra fjood sons making to £13 10s. Fat piga were represented by a fair yarding of average quality. Quotations:— Üboppers, 70s to 95a, Extra heavy haooners, to 72«. Heavy baconers, 57s Gd to (ilia. Lighter baoonere, 47a to 555, , Prioe per lb, 5d to s.}d. Heavy porkers, 30a to 403. ■Lighter porkeiu, 30s to 343. Prioe per lb, 5Jd to .Very few store pigs were penned, and * owing to the high prioes ruling for feed of all kinds the demand was deoidedly we?k. Quotations aia : — , - Medium storee, 24s to 28s. Small stores, 18s to 233Weaners, 33 Cd to 83 Gd. THE
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COMMERCIAL, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3401, 26 February 1915