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Generally speaking, the entries of stock at ihe Addington sale on Wednecday. with the j exception, of the store sheep and fat i-heer Motions, were smaller than at tho rr violate. The attendance of farmeia «"' butchers was about up to the average I- , |hi exporters were doing but litt'e. 'Jb« b r, on the whole, was a duil one. j There was again a largo entry of *<<"Pj sheep, although somewhat below the pro... • j «i.<n« of last wei-k'ti ea'e Pri "« -1 ">"'/: Ware easier than lust web, ar.d sil>s ef>u<i j only be tfleoted on owners agreui. X "J » ai!l '> l lower values. Quotations are: — iforward lambs 10s to 13s 3d Inferior lambs. 39dto5* 3d ' ! Vorward f jor and bW tooth wethers to 1* , Bd. Medium ftu mvJ <ix'tooth wethere 12 0

tolSsSd ' Good two tootb wotli)it» 10» Od (Jood oound mouth pwpb 12- 6d <o Its Fair sound mouth ewes 10s to 12* Inferior sound mouth iw«Bi t» 9b 9 ■ Goad four, six, and eight tooth ew 12b I. to 16a 6d Fair failing mouth rwfs 7j GlI ta 8s 91

Call ewe- 2s Od to 5a ' . ©.mpared with lar.t week's r-ale the entn of lot lambs was rather Krjisl'e'-. Thes-i nns ft-dJApßirg one, and pn><.« *h"W*d n d Q'.ino over lass Bi'e Tbe range of -.rices wan :— Pr me larabß 15s 0i to 19a 7d

Othoia 10-Cd to 15h Theobiff P*-nmauia (mien wn •. J m •hanan (Little Biver), 26 of. 16- 1« "- <7<--od. The »ntry of fat sheep wbs a' 0 t the mrm •6 last week The balk of the entry con Bi4«d ol *wes, many unr"ni;h>d. The Bali poorly, with a uiep n:i r> r >«« c s '>' ißKtcd at -v per head. The range of pi-ices wa«: — Extra prime wethers io 25s 3d Primo wethers, 10 < to 233 Gd Others 10.- 9d to 21s' 3d Prime ewes Ifjs to 22s Gd Medium ewes 13s to 17s Gd

Others SUM to 12s 6d The chit J leninpiili b i l "'- w<"" : T*>?;-'ii'---8t..« (IVon Him). 74 *-■ '■'•■■ " ; * 4<', and 61 owe'- as 12 li- 1 v> r.i- '■' , •■■ Latter (Barry 1 !, Bay), 12J ewes at 15* 74 v 21s 2d.

Compared with some recent totals the entries of fat cattle were small, the aggregate entry being 262 head against dlB last w*ek, .70 on Maroh 24th, 260 on Maroh 17ih, 285 on March 10th, and 121 on March 3rd. The bulk of the jarding waa of average quality, and the market all round oan be/esoribed as scarcely as good as that of last week; Quotations are :— K-tra steers to £16 12s 6d f » Ordinary Bteers, £5 17< 6d to £9 10s Extra heifers to £11 Ordinary heifers £5 to £8 Extra cows to £15 5s Ordinary cows £5 7a to £8 Price of bee' per 100u>. 30- t» 42--. The ohief Peninsula sales were-G. Hum phries, Willesden, 8 heifers at £7 17a M io £10 ; F. Fahey, Little River. 5 at £'J 17i 6d to £10 2a 6d, 2 heifers at £8. 1 cow a» £11 ; J O Coop, Little River, 1 heifer at £10 16s, 4 cows at £10 15a to £13 15*.

A Isir number of dairy cows were p»nrn"<". Ihe eniiy as usual -. eproaentirg all classes. Good cows again met with brisk competition, but inferior sorts were relatively nrglect d Prices ranged from £3 10s to £11 15a. Fat oalveß were represented by a smaller entry than for some time past, but tho redaoed offering bad no appreciable effect on the demand prices, which ranged from 8s to £3 17a 6d. The yarding of store oattle was - a small one, the quality, being poor; The demand waa weak, and the passings were fairly heavy. Quotations are : —Yearlings £1 9s Fifteen to eighteen months cattle, £2 10.I> £2 15s Two year heifers £3 10s Three year steers £5 17a 6d Three-year heifers £4 lis Cows £2 103 to £6 2s 6d. Fat pigs were representep by a fairly large yarding, but, as at several recent sales, un. finished pigs were altogether too numerous. The market was very dull, particularly for the poorer sorts. Quotations are :

Choppers 48s to 92s Extra heavy baooners to 73*

Heavy baconers 60s to 67s Light baooners 47s 6d to 57s Gd Price per lb, CJd to 6Jd, unfinished tr 6d. Heavy porkers 80s to 365. Light porkers 25s to 2D j Price per lb 4Jd to s^d There was a medium yarding of store?; but quite onobalf were unfinished, and foi tbie there was practically no demand, beirg almost unsaleable. Quotations are: Large storeß 16s to 24s Small stores 8s to 14s Slips 3s to 9* Weanera 2s to 4s

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COMMERCIAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3413, 9 April 1915

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COMMERCIAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3413, 9 April 1915

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