DUVAUOHELLE MONTHLY BTOCE
The monthly stock sale wai held at Duvauoholla on Friday, when tb«s was it large attendinoe and a yarding of over 600 head of aatila. As this ia the Christmas market there wai a very large entry of tat stook, in foot, it was a reoord yarding for this ota«a of stock for some year* past, two races being ooeupied. The yarding oonsisted mostly ot oow and heifer beet, which was generally in a very prime oondition. and several of the cows and heifers changed hands at reoord prioes. One oow sold to Mr O. Mann, Akaroa, realised £15 ss, while two fet heifers were sold to the same bnyer for £18 3. 6d a head. Fat steers, fairly light weights, Bold to £12 10s, These prices, canBiderlng the dry weather ol the past week or two, were quite on a par with the Metropolitan market of laet week. Store cattle, considering the dry weather, Bold well up to value.
Tha ranee of prices was—Fat steers £10 15s to £12 10s, (at oows £6 15s to £15 Ss, fat heifers £8 15s to £13 2s 6d, empty oows £6 2l Bd, to £8 7a U (passed), empty heifer to £6 17b M, two year olds £6 17b 6<J to £9 10a, 8 year olds £7 to £8 15s, yearlings £2 " to £4 6a.
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COMMERCIAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3502, 7 December 1915