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BURNSIDE STOCK SALES

To-day. fiher.p. -2,069. .V medium yarding. The’ local freezing works have closed down, hut. fx porters were operating at. lata limbs for freezing at Balclutim works. The hml the elfeet of keeping the market fairly steady, ami last week's rates were fully maintained until about the end <•{ the” rale, when prices began to recede. There were some exit a prime wethers forward from Oanun-u district, one pen making 41s, while (he lire averaged 53ti. .Some i i the lies.l wethers ('torn the Tapaitui district also sold riv 1-. (Flotations; Best wethers, 27s to 30s ; extra prime, 31s to 4ls ; medium, 21s to 26s 6d ; beet ewes, to 50s ; others, 20e lo 255. Lambs.—Bo. This was tlm biggest yarding of Iho season, but butchers bid up well, and a total clearance was effected at hrte rales Fat Cattle.—l 62 A smaller yarding than ha? been usual of late. Exporters were still operating, and a good sale resulted, last week’s rates being quite maintained. Quotations : Best bullocks, £l4 to £18: extra, to £2O ss; medium, £ll l()s to £ls 10s ; light, £lO to £11; b?G. cows, to £l2; others, £7 H> £lO 10s. ; Figs.—There was a smaller yarding lhaii j usual” of fat pigs, and a good sale resulted owing to the short supply. Hioro cattle. —There was a. good line of Holstein hulls forward Horn North Otago, and I here schl from £8 cs to £lB 18s.

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BURNSIDE STOCK SALES, Issue 15629, 21 October 1914

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BURNSIDE STOCK SALES Issue 15629, 21 October 1914

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