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There were larger entries of sheep, eapeoially stores, and average yardings in other dtpartments There was a largo attendance Fat cettlg were in keen demand at advanced ratei Fat lambs were very firm, and store sheep gold at late rates, the demand being fcceo eexcpt for inferior sorts Fat abeep were a little easier, store cattle were in fair demand, and porkirs and store pigs sold well STORE SHEEP Quotations nre:— Forward laroLs 14t' 9d to IPs 9d Ordinary lauibs 10* 6d to 14* 6d Inferior iambs, 7s 6d to 103 3d Cull Ifttnhe 8d to 7e 3d Good four, fix and tight tooth ewea 20b t: Oidiniicy four, »!< and eigh: tooth ewe* 18s 8d to ii» 6d to 19< 9<l Sound mouthed ewes 18s to 21s 6d Bound and failing mouthed ewes, 153 to 17e 6d Failing mouthed ewes 12a 6d to 14s 9d Aged ewes 8s 6d to 10a Uood two tooth wethers IBs to 17a Id Four and six tooth wethirs 17a 10d to 22t> FAT LAMBS There was a gain a fairly large entry of fat lambs, whloh shewed a farther improvement in quality The lamb 3 are now kiii-np out from a pound to two pounds better owinp to improved w--.ith«' co •ii«ion«. ancl thwers v.~'v finti Hi'a' nit-«t>. <\-:>i i •' w.<r« ralhar h- 'han wc-k l'i>- ■■;/, yarding w»» 4593 Thn ran«e -f prices wsb Bitra prime lnmtH t'i 25it 9i Prime lambs 20s to 10d Medium 18s to 19a 6d Lighter 153 to 17s 9d The chief Peninsula sales were—G Barolay, Little River 32 a' 17s 10d to 20s; S Barolay, Little River, 36 at 18s lid; J Chapman, Chapman, 1 ittle River, 36 at IBs 10d; W G fiayward, Wainui. 28 at 18a 8i; J Grade's Estate, Akaroa, 235 at IBs 6<; W Lewhwaite, Little River, 83 at 16s 7d to IBn Bri; Mra Buokland, Wninui, 18 at 19a sd; JMβ Gowan, Little River, 26 at 16a 10d FAT SHEEP The range of prices was , ;— Prime wntbers 25s to 28s Others 16s 2d to 24* 6d Merino wethers 18h 7d to 21s Id Extra prime ewes to 32s Prime ewes 24a to 29s Medium ewea 19* lo 23s 6d Lightet 15s to 18i 6d Merino ewes 17a 6d The ohief Peninsula sales were :—E-tatn J Graoia, Akaroa, 89 wethers at 16e 2d to 32s 3d; T Featber, Little River, 28 wethers at 20s GJ; F Jenkins, Little River, 66 at 18b 6d to 19s Id,; G Cheokley, Akaroa, 65 ewes At 19a 10d to 27s lid; J Corrigall, Pigeon Bar. 31 ewes at 20) to 265; W G Hayward, Wainui, 21 ewes at 20- 2d to 25a 6d; A 8 Newton, Ohorlton, 17 ewes at 223 Hi FAT CATTLE Quotations are:— Extra prime steers io £19 10s Ordinary steers £10 5s to £13 Extra prime heifers lo £14 fig Ordinary heifare £6 10s to &10 Bxtra prime cows to £15 7s 6d Ordinary oowa £6 to £10 Fries of beet per 1001b 32a 6d to 593, extra lo 55s

The chief Peninsula sales were.—A 3 Birdling, Halswoil, 10 etsera at £14 10s to £17 (average £16 9a 3d); J 0 Coop, Little Him, 6 cows at £13 7b 6d to £14 10s VEALERS As usual the quality covered a very wide range, some being really well-grown stores, Prices ranged from 8s to 559, extra making £5 12e. \ DAIRY COWS The demand was very keen, a considerable proportion realising over £10. Prices ranged from £5 to £13

STORE CATTLE Quatat'ona are:—Yearlings 25b Fifteen to eighteen months sorts £3 5b u> £3 Uβ Two yvtkt steers £4 2a Two yppr heifere £3 17s 6d Three yrur steere £8 Uα Three yeor btifere £4 17s Cd to £5 Four rear steers £8 10e to £9 2a Dry oowb 15s to £6 10s. extra to £9 2e 6(3. PIGS Quotations are:— Cnoppere 60s to 124? Extra heavy bsoonerg 100b to 105s Heavy baconera 758 to 95a Light baoonere 60s to 703 Price per lb 6Jd to CJd Heavy porkers 46s to 52s ' Liwht porketv 38s to 44s

Price pr lb 7J<i to 7fd Stores were represented by a (all yarding, all olmnes being penned The demand was dpcidedly bri'k, buyera beiog very keen. Quotations «re:— Best stores 45a to 50s

Medium Ntor»H 38s to 40e Smell stores )Cs to 26a Hows in pig to 55s Weaners 7a to 13s

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3527, 3 March 1916

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ADDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3527, 3 March 1916

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