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AT THE MARTS

GRAPEFRUIT AND GREENS There was a good demand for passion fruit and hothouse tomatoes at the City Markets to-day. Tree tomatoes and New Zealand grapefruit sold freely at last week's rates. The market was well supplied with cabbage, cauliflower and celery, while pumpkins, kumaras, parsnips and potatoes were in keen demand. Flowers were in short supply to-day. The demand was very slow, and prices were extremely low. Eggs.—Standard grade hen, 2/1J; standard duck, 1/10 J. Vegetables.—Beet, 4/ to 7/ case. Celery, cooking, 1/ to 2/ bundle: dessert. 2/6 to 6/. Carrots. 6/ to 9/ bag. Cauliflowers, 3/ to 8/ sack. Cabbages, 3/6 to 11. Kumaras, 32/3 cwt. Leeks. 1/ to 2/6 bundle. Lettuce. 5/ to 18/ case. Onions, 4/ to 11/6 bag. Potatoes: Southern, 12/6 to 14/6 cwt. Pumpkins, choice Triumble, 23/6 cwt; medium and mixed, 7/ to 14/ sack. Parsnips, 21/3 cwt. Radish. 1/ to 2/6 doz. Rhubarb, 5/ to 10/ doz. Spinach. 7/ to 12/ case. Spring onions, 1/6 to 3/6 bundle. Swedes 3/6 to 4/3 bag. Turnips, 7/ to 9/ case. Brussels sprouts, 4d to 1/3 lb. Fruit Tomatoes: Hothouse, 1/6 to 4/5 lb. Tree tomatoes. New Black, 12/ to 22/ case; yellow. 10/ to 16/; No. 2. 5/ to 9/. Grapefruit. New Zealand, 12/ to 17/ case. Chinese gooseberries 32/ case. Passionfruit, 20/6 to 35/. Poultry.—The supply was medium and the demand was very keen. The prices paid were a shade higher all round with a few extra good lines fetching much more than the average. Selling rates were:—Cockerels: Heavy breeds, prime 12/ to 15/ each, not prime. 6/ to 8/; light breeds, prime 7/ to 10/, not prime 4/ to 6/. Fat bens: Heavy breeds, 7/ to 10/; light breeds, 5/ to 6/. Pullets: •Heavy breeds, best 8/ to 12/; smaller, 6/ to 8/; i light breeds, best II to 10/, smaller 3/ up. Drakes: 1 Young, prime 5/ to II; smaller, 4/ to 5/. Ducks: Young: 5/ to II; old, 3/ to 4/. Geese, 5/. Turkeys: Hens. 10/ to 12/; gobblers, 15/ to 25/. Day-old chicks: 8.0., id each.

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AT THE MARTS, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 191, 14 August 1945

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AT THE MARTS Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 191, 14 August 1945

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