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Mflßßie A. MowT2?os * Co. report:— Walnnte—None offering fCheeeu— Akaroa, l»we medium M to 6J loa GJd to »id GOOKSIOOI-μ to B£d fer farmei'e tiddl A <H to 10(1 for maehinod «eed


There were ap,ain moderate entries of ftook »ud a (air attendance. Fat cattle eoid at laal week's rates, and there waa a SitUa im proremont in store Hheep. Fit lambs wire firmer by fully ,2s per head, aod fat fibeep by \'.» to iis, southern buyers operating both in iat lambs aud 1 t cheep I'iga and store cattle were dull of Halo.

The yarding in th» utore cheep pena waa v strikingly small one. Quotation! 1 nr<?: - ' Medium four and nix lootb weath»re, we to Uα ltd. ~ MjdiuoAwo.tiolu wetbera, 8a 9d to U->----'U. laferior Iwa-tcotb wrtheri. 7s to 8a ;iJ Aged ewes, oe to Oβ 7d. Agod merino ewes, >U 4d to ■Jβ id OdOdaoiad mouth ewes, U)e 9d to 13e Id. Inferior two. four aud uix-tootb ewue, 7s tid to lOj 7(1. Fairly fuiwud B=, 9d to 10s Medium liirabs 7a to tfa Hi Inferior I»tnbe «t (id to tig "2J

Good eyre laniba IU 7J The entry o''f«t lambs totalled 2i>lß, and ihern wrb an ad»anoe ol 2» ncr bead: The of priooa was— , Prime lamba 17e to '20? i Others 10a 6d to 163 td , _.' One Peninsula sale waa R J. FiemlDß, For* Levy, 80 at Ha 2d to 16s 0-1 Fat ebeep were of arerege' quality, and toe market was firmer than met week by 2a to •>»• gtr held. The range of prioee was— Elira prime wetbers to 2Qi • Prime waihera 19s Gd t" 23» 9d Otber wetbers toe 10d to Vi* . Merino walliers I 0» H»d Bitra prime ewes to 'iia Od Prime ewao 17s to 22.^ Medium ewe=> 12* Ud to Hie Od Interior ewes 7d 5U to 12s . Doe Peninsula gale waa 3, C. Hay, Pigeon Bey, 60 ewea at 18a 8a to 22a . The yarding in the fat cattle pen* totalled 223 head, compared with 213 last week, 329 on April 21, 418 on April 14th, 202 on April 7Uj, and 318 on Maich Slat. Compared with laat week there waa no quotable change in values. Tfae rantto of priws wan .— Extra elacra to £17 Oa Ordinary eteer* £,5 10s to £11 Extra heifers to £12 10a Ordinary heifers £5 10« to JtS Extra ROT 73 to £18 03 Ordinary oows £4 to £7 KM Priao of beet per 1001b 2ti». The chief Peninsula ealee were:—P. Kutbey (Little liiver), 7 eteers at £9 17b Gd to £13 28 M; B. Ware (Port Levy), Iβ steers «t £12 6s to £17 ; i. F. Buchanan .(Little Birer), 6 heifers at £12 to £12 10s ;

•J cows st £10 12h Gd and £ia Sβ. The yarding of fat calves rtpreaenled a wide variety, including some exceptionally aood nnim&le. Ordinary venlere made 8s to «>OB, eitrn to 60a, An unusually good calf nearly twelve months old realised 100?. The yarding of store cattle was a email one, the bulk being young cattle of an iudif ierent clasa. There ware few buyers preeent nod buijincee was difficuU, tho bulk of the yarding being- paeaed. Quotatione are :— Fifteen to eighteen-months toils 25h Lo 40a ■ ' " •■ ■

Two-year £3 10a (pae?ed) Two-year hsifere £2 15a to £■£ Hi Gd Throeyear steel's £6 15s (passed) Three-year heifers £4 (passed) Dry cowi £2 to £5 4a The yarding of dairy cows waa » small one, including some of a udeful claea. Com* petition was on the came basis as last week, prices remaining from £3 10s to £9, extra eorls realising to £13 There waa ft full yarding 0? fat pi« 3. including some eood animals Good porkera were rather scarce. The detniud wae any. thius but Btronp;. buyers beiug very tint about btimnesa Quotations are: —

lixtru choppers to 76« Ordinary choppers 30s to GOh Extra heavy ttnuoneia to 72s Od Ueavy baoooera o7b lid to 65b Light baconera 17e lid to &5e Heavy pork«ie ">lis to 38» porkers 25» to Wβ Frioo per lb 3d to 3 : j[d 'the yardiu3 of »tora pifj-a waa * medium uuo, aud tho quality wa» far from good, in

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COMMERCIAL, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3457, 7 May 1915

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COMMERCIAL Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3457, 7 May 1915

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