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COMMERCIAL.

— »n &DDIKGTON LIVE STOCK MABKE'J*

Wednesday

For some weeks the yarding of sto/e sheep at Addiogton bag been extremely heavy, and in the absence of any thine; iike good feed prospects the result has bet-u unfav-nr M» from B buyer's point of view, sb'ps h&\ > n been difficult to make. General')) P '■■ wera « little better, but s ill many Hm.-h i>l really cheep cheep changed heads. Tbe range of prices was :— Forward lambs lUs 3d to 12s Gd Ordinary lambs 6s 6rl to 9e 9d Inferior lambs 2i 9d to 5b 6d Good anuudrtno th ewes to 15s Gd G<>od two tooth ewes to 16s fid . Good Mj tooth 'wee to 16s Id Good four und five .teai-ewße fx> 12 Gil Inferior gouth rutiuth ewes 7** 6d to 1()k fid Good four, nix and ewes lIM Cd to ISa

There wbs a larger en'ry of fat lambs in •tf; fa Ihe pane ill in at »he previous wtek'a t»ul«* A email proportion were ptime, but un ti>e other band there wt-ru lambs in the fat F*"wboee proper plftoe was the store section. The riinge of price* whs :* Prime lambfl 15-t to 20a O h«r ß 8< 3d to 14a 6d

Tb» oh;tii Peninsula jeiee w> JM J Hay w*fd, Uai)i«B..n'e Bay, 80 ai 14 0 i i-j 17* (W; K«6d*ji BroH , i bin, Uiver, HO. tu 16s 9d; K. Haywurd, Oknin'H Bay, 80 at 11 8 ■ to 14 ; GG. Uolrofß. Knook.yn, 15 at 13-; J. X Thuck* r, Okairi'e Kay 29 .« 10s Id. Tfaertt wa » iwe jardintf. ol fat .-be-p, the bu'k of the fniriea being ewes. Much of ihf rffuti'ge wa* not very prime, but tbc prim' «w » md w there offer* d mat wish »*»y fmr competition.

Th>- rang ■ ol price* w^e: Prime wetbere 19d to 23a 6d Otbera 14r to 18* 6d ; Prime ewee 18ato21sld Medium 133 to 17< 64 Others 6s 10d io 12s 6d Merino wethers 19s 3d . The chief Peninsula sales were:— G. G. Holmes, Enooklyn, 104 wethers at 18s tv 28e, 68 ewee at 18d Id to 21b lid; J. aod 'i . Farter, Onuku, Akaioii, 86 wethois at 17= 9i to all 3d, 23 ewee at 17s 9d, W. MoKuy. Pigeon Bey, 66 ewee at 12s 3d to 14s Bd. Fat cattle were "represented by ah inoreaeed y*rdiug, tbe cSermg totalling lal he»d. Ftieea showed a decline all ruund of 2s per 1001b. j The range cf prices was : — Bxtrftßteereto£l7 53 £6 los to £9 Extra heifers to £13 Sβ Ordinarytheifere £5 to £8 IxSrd oows £13 16s Ordinary uowm £4 6dto £7 10s J'rice of beef per 100:M8s to 40a One Peninsula cole was A. Keenan, Little BSrer, 5 steers at £7 I*3 to £11 10s F»t ealveß were represented by an un. neaallj large entry, the yaiding, as usual, •o?ering a very wide range. For the bast sorts lhirß wm a free demand, prices ran nlng from is to 573 6d for ordinary sorts, •xtra good realising to 703. Store oattle sold unsatisfactorily, and quo I itione were—FtfOsn to eighteen month sorts £1 17s 6d to £2, 2yr steers £3 15j 3*r Bteeie £5 17e 6>l paflS(d, 3yr Mierh £4 17* Dairy oowe were in fair feuppiy, aud p ices fjDged from £3 10d to £12 10e For pigs prioos quoted are —Choppers 40s to 738 i estra heavy baconers to 725, heavy baoontre 60a to 675. light baconers 47s 6d to 555, price per lb s|d to s|d, heavy porbeis 85s to 49a, light ForkMS 30. to 33*. pi ice per i> 5Ad to 6Jd, Jurge etores 45 .4 to 283. catdium stores 18s to small Etoree 9a to 173, wean •re Iβ 6d to Si

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COMMERCIAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3451, 16 April 1915

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COMMERCIAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3451, 16 April 1915

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