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COMMERCIAL

ADDINGTOS LIVE STOCK MUIKKI'. Wednesday. Store Bheep were In very full supply. The ■heap represented all o'asßes, but poor so.t,* largely predominated. Many of the php p were in low condition, and ther* w-» « ■."• t ' number o! travel stainud linp". wi. i ;h r- j w&9 the usual proportion of o <-ri« a e-fp Two tooth sold 'etr..ukably wp.l. hw, t ni-| Was no change in iambs and weihtr?. Quotations are*— Fairly good own lambs to 12- Gl ' ModeraMy forward lambs 11= 3d to 13 Od Inferior lumbs 6s 9d to 8a Oull lambs, 4s Fair conditioned four and six tootl. wethers I4d 3d to 15s 9J Medium two tooth wethers 10? C, \ Good sound mom' ewr-s 15s t" 201 Fair sound mouth hwiw 13 6J '•■■> '4.i lld Fuii (t'indie uued nnu"d nmn e»v «10 Id r.n lit. 6 ' . v .I/m.\ nondhioned Noth"n -ovi■ >■ i rn.-u • v-ffi 9.j0 I !r. 0 i God iwo'f-.o- -.«?■» 17* 2-1 o' • 50- 'id Ka-r 2 ;oo h owes 15* 5d io I'i 1 ' 9d God 4, 6, aud 8 tooth ewea, i 4.. Od 11 20 6d Inferior 4, 6. and 8 tooth ewes, list.; 14 Fair failing mouth ewes, 9a io 10a 6d Inferior failing month ewts, 6? to Sj Cull swpb, 2s Gd io 4s Tnpre w:i au'i n ■, small entry nf ' ' lambs, ihu salb proved to be a vrrj >ul one Thy ransid.o' ptices was:--Extra prime lauibu io 23n 9d Prime lambs 16=- 6d \o 20s Others 103 to I Ga The chief P "insula ps'"B were: —It A Mood (Robin-0.-.V in-) 82 «t lOs'o 19 ; Wh.ia Bro (K-i nv-1. I0(-' •;: 15s (il '" IS id. J wi. .. (1. f.. : , iv>.- ( 52 ■" 16 2-i ; If., btrUiiriK (K'-iann ) 47 i i 4 o<l._ Thwrp weu' «bi ut k)yhi races )i. el with fat sheep, twe< »isaiu forming tho grtaiei part f the yai-dng The range ufp-i-es wan: lix ni jirinr- wHtnms to - 29-< 3d • Primit wptht-r-- I li to 20s Hi Orheri 10-i '-o 20: 0,1 Vr ... .-- ~«■ I (J., . 0 24 = - • - .ci r,} O h-rt 11 Bd vo i 4 bd Me mo Wrtbirs, lis io 18b 4d Merino ewes 7, io lis The obM Peninsula sules were: -J. A Fleming (Port Levy), 30 wethers at 20s 3d to 225, 55 ewes at 20s 9d to 21s lid ; R A. Mould (Robinson's Bay), 41 wethers at 18." 6d to 19s 6d ; C. O. Narbey (Long Bay Boad) 91 wethera at 15s 6d to 19s ; White Bros <Kaituna), 32 wptbers at 19- 6d ; J Thacker {Okaln's Bay). 62 ewes at 10s lOd to 17s Id There were 313 head of fat cattle penned The demand quite lacked spirit, but it can not be said tbat there was any appreci&b'e drop in values, Quotations are;— Extra good steer*, to £lf> 5s Oidinary «te- rs, £7 7s Od to £0 Extra heifers, to £12 JSs, Ordinary heifers. £5 to £8. Extra cows, £12. Ordinajy cows, £5 53 to £8 103 Price of beef per 100 ib, 31s ta 43s Tbe chief Peninsula sales were—a. J. Birdling (Halswell), 10 steers at £12 tj £ 4 10s ; Knudsen Bros., Pigeon Bay, 7 cowa at £8 2sGdto £10 15s. An average enty of fat calves met with v good demand, prices ranging from 8d to 52p The yarding of Btore o Itle was a small one. tho sale dragged painfully from start tr finish, the passings being heavy, Quotations are:— Yearlings 20s to 289. Fifteen to eighteen months' sor;3 £2 10 £2 18s Tworyear heifers £3 12s Od. Threeiyear steers £6 (passed). j Three-year heifers £5 5s (passed). Dry cows £2 10s to £5 There was a fairjyarding of fat pig*. Tie demand for pigs was not keen, that for light pigs and porfeera being faeinp; exceed Inßly weak, some being almost unsaleable. Quotations are:— Ch ppers 40s to 80s. Light baooners 47* 6d to 57* Gd. Heavy baooners, 60s to 67s Extra heavy baooners. 70a to 74 Od Price per lb, s£d to s^d Light porkers, 25s to 27* 6 J Heavy porkers, 39s to 40d Price per lb, 4£d to 5Jd . Stores were represented by a large eutrj cut tbe demand showed a strong easing I tendency compared with last week j Quotations are: Large stores 28s to 32s Medium stores, 16* to 26j Small stores 9=> to 15s Weaners Is 4d to 5s

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COMMERCIAL, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3411, 2 April 1915

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COMMERCIAL Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3411, 2 April 1915

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