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COMMERCIAL .

APDINGTON LIVE STOCK MARKET Wednesday. Tho yardiugs of fat atook were exception ally largo, especially of fat Bbeep and lambs There was a good atto dance Fat cattle sold at last week's rates, though a good many were- paspgd in. Fat lambs were \ery firm, and store cheep were in a fair demand at late ratee. Fat sheep were vrry firm, and prime showed an advanoe, storo etitllo were dull of sale, and pigs, except baconers, were eaaier. STOKE 6HEEP. The pale opened at prioes on a lfvel with those ourrmt last weik , The range of prices was:— Forward !amb», 16s to 17s Gd Ordinary Inrnbs 13s 6d to 15a 9d Cull lambp, 10s to 13b Wether lamb 3, 10s to 16s lid Ewe lambs 14a 2rf to 20s Id Two'toeth ewes 30a 25a 3d Two, four, six, and eighftooth ewes, 17s l()d

Four and six tooth ewes, IS3 v<l Six-tooth ewes 18<s Six and eipht'tooth ewes Ifa Gd to 30a

Sound mouthed fw-s 15 Ci to )7-< 3(i Failing mouthed ewes II- ■ Oα , tn 17 9-i Agod end ou'l pweu 4j iod to 10 6i Merino ewea. 6d to i - 4'l to 18- 91 Two (;nd four'to .tn we faeiS 18 Sd .. 20 Four tooth wethers, 24s Id to 26s Two. four and six tooth wethere 21s Four and six tooth wethers 19a 3d to 24m 9d

'Six and eighctooth wethers, 20? 91 to 22s Id

Merino W-theirs 5' 'o '7: 61 FAT LA.MB

There was a keen demand f»r psport, and prloes were very firm at late ratts The range of prioes was: —

Extra pine lamhs to 30' Prime lamb* 22-3 6d lO 26= 6d Mwdiura 19s 6d "•> 22s

L-ghter 15 to 19-i Th« Peninsula saloa werp; — T Mnp.fi°ld. GouabV Bay. 150 at 20i 4d to 25----6 d; MoHale Bros, Chorlion, 41 at 16s 5d to 245; BL-Jtter. Barry's Bay. 31 at 18a 6d to 21-, 7d; J W Wright, Kinl oh, 59 at llh Id to 218 4d; A 8 Price, Poronui, 50 at 16s 6d. FAT SHEEP. There was a good demand and the lar gest jarding for over a year wae practically all cold out. The following was the range of pnoee: — Primo wethers 26s to 32a O:hers2os to2s'od Merino wethers 21s 9d to 253 10d Prime ewes 253 to 31s. Medium 20s to 243 Gd Others 143 (o 6d Merino ewe 3 13s 4d to \sa The chief Peninsula sales were—Marshall's Estate. Pigeon Bay, 42 wethers at 26s 4d to 273 10d; W and T MoHale. Chorlton, 42 wetbere at 21s 3d to 23* 4d, 37 ewes at 19a 3d i'o 23-; 4d; II Latter, Barry's B«y, 41 ewes at 23a 6d to 26a lid; T Gough'e Bay, 52 ewes at 22s Gd to sd; J 0 Coop. Little River, 26 ewea at 23a 8d; Stanbury Bros., Little River, 22 ewea at 22a 3d. FAT CATTLE The yarding of fat cattle was a oompara' tively large one, the day's entriee apgregatins 434 head, compared with 436 last week, 367 oh May 3rd, 261 on April 26th, 301 on April 19th aid 327 on April 12th. Quality was exoellently represented, some exceptionally fine animals being placed under effer, a faot that can be well understood by referring to the high prices obtained in numerous instances, Although prices maintained tho level "f last week, values did not in fairly numerous insta'CPS quite re»oh the fxpeota - tions of sellers, with the result that the pae" i sings were heavier than usual. I

Quotations are: — Extra prime steers to £22 15s Ordinary steers £8 17? Gd to £13 Extra prime heifera to £15 2s 6d Ordinary heifers £7 to £9 2s 6d Extra prime cows to £13 53 Ordinary cows £6 17s to £9 123 6d The ohief Peninsula sales wore—G Barclay Little River. 7 heifera at £10 to £13 10s 1 cow at £10 14-; W P Parkineon. Kaituna, !4 steers at £13 2a 6d to £15 7a 6d: J O Coop, Little River, 5 heifers at £9 ss, to £10 Stanbury Bros; Little River, 3 oowa at £8 12a 6d to £11; A McDonald, Wainni, 2 heifeis at £10 6s to £11 7s 6d ; J F Buchanan, L'ttle River 8 eteers at £14 10d to £16 17-i 61; Gebbie Bro , Teddini/ton. 5 heifers at £7 2s 6d to £0 10s VBALRBS Prices ranged from 8 J 'o 55a for oidiuury soi'tß, extra making to 105s STOBK CATTLE The bu'k of th« entri<-n consisted of cow>> in pnor oondi'ion, for which the demand was weak. Tbe passings rsrere fairlj heavy. Quoations are :— Fifteen to eighteen Bort a £2 '9- tn £3 Two year ttpers .£5 I? t>s Two year heifer >.-i 0 ' • Three year siet-r* ?*%* to £S 7- (\& Three yr-ar heifers iifj <;s Qd Dry oows 39a to £-5 V? 6d DAIRY COW 3 Prices for ordinary ranged from £3 to £13-txtra good making £19 10s the latter price being obtained for a oow offered on aocount of Mr D Stalker, of Woodend, PIGS There was a fair flpmand for bfiooners, but for pnrkers competition was weak, priceß Hhowini/ a decline Quotations are :—

Choppers 50s to 112s Estra heavy baconers to 01s Heavy baooners 703 to 80s Liebt bnconers 52h 6d to 653 Price per lb 6d to 6Jd Heavy porkers 40s to 45s Light porkers 35s to 38s Pice per Ib CJd to 6fd Medium stores 28a to 34s Small stores 16j to 27s Weaners G3 to 12g.

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COMMERCIAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3547, 19 May 1916

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COMMERCIAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3547, 19 May 1916

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