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There was an entry of 650 head of cattle at the Duvauchelle Saleyards on Friday last and a good attendance of Peninsula farmers and buyers. The sale throughout was spirited and the fat cattle sale was a record for the yards, prices comparing more favourably with the Metropolitan market. ' The sale for store was ateo a great improvement on previous sales on account of the recent rain and the abundance of feed now available for grazing them There was a few plains cattle yarded which appeared in very poor condition compared with the Peninsula cattle which goes to show that the Peninsula has stood the drought very much better than the Canterbury plains have. Most of the yarding was sold. There were two lines of ewes, yarded, one line being sold privately and the other passed in at 18/6. The range of prices is as follows: — fat steers, £11 12s 6d to £14 2s 6d; fat heifers, £9 2s 6d to £10 10s; fat cows, £8 15s to cows £8 15s to £14 10s 2*5 year old steers forward, £8 5s to SB 17s 6d, extra to £9 10; 2 year old steers to £5 5s (passed); 2 year old eifers, £4 15s to £6; 18 months cattlfc C 2 17s 6d to £4 2s 6d; empty cows tc £5-17s 6d; empty heifers to £7 12s 6d; calves 15s to 325; springers £7 7s 6d to £ll;bulls to £6 10s. The following sales are reported:— N Z. Farmers Co-op Association sold fat cow, £14 7s 6d„ 1 fat cows £14 10? 9 fat cows £11, 2 fat cows £9 2s 6d, 8 do £8 15b, 2 do £13 ss, 8 do £9 54 1 do £10 sa, 8 do £8 12s sd, 8 fai heifers £9 2s 6d, 15 do £9 6a, 20 3 yeor old fat steers and heifers £9 8s 6d, 10 do £9 10a, 12 do £8 7a 6d. Messra H Matson and Co sold—B fat steers £13 7s 6d, 1 ditto £11 12s 6d, fat oow £9 7s 6d, 2 ditto £9 12s 6d, 1 do £12 15s, 1 do £8 159, 3 fat heifers £9 2a 6d, 47 calves 82s, 12 do 29s 6d, 16 do 15s, 22 18 months £4 2s 6d, 7 do £2 17a, 8 empty £2 17s, 3 empty heifers £6 10s, 2 do £7 12s 6d, empty oow £5 17s sd, 2 two year old heifers _5 2s 6d, 4 do £6, 81 SJyear steers £7 10* (passed), ball £6 10s, 2 springers £7 7s 6d. QUessrs W D Wilkins *nd Won? eold—Fac cow £12 10s, 2do £11 ss. 1 at £g. 1 at £10 17a 6d, 1 at £11 s*, 2 at £9 15s, 1 at £9 7s 6d, 4 fat heifers £8 15a, 6 at £9 12s 6d, 22 calves 82s (passed), springer £8 10a, 8 springing heifers £4 10s, 22 18 months cattle, £3 5?, 11 2yr heifers £4 15c, 4 calves 21s, 22 calves 27a 6d N.Z. Loan and Mercantile Agency Co sold 19 fat steers £14 2a 6d, 6 do. £12 15 (p«B8ed;, 7 do £18 12s (pas?ed) Btag £11 2s 6d„ 2 do £10 7s 6d, apringer _li, 22 2syr old £8 15----(paorfid), MeißfS Pyne & Co. sold 5 forward ateerg £18 (passed), 10 calves 29a, fat oow £ll 2s 6d, 7 fat heifers £10 10s.

National Mortgage & Agenoy Co, sold II 2£yr fat eteera £8 17b 6d, 11 fat steers £18 se; 89 sound mouth ewea 18s 6d (passed).

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DUVAUCHELLE MONTHLY STOCK SALE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3528, 7 March 1916

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DUVAUCHELLE MONTHLY STOCK SALE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3528, 7 March 1916

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