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BURNSIDE STOCK SALES

To-day. Sheep.—l,B77. A small yarding. Butchers’ stocks were exhausted, and keen competition ruled throughout the sale, although at. the finish there was a slight easing tendency. Compared with lost week’s prices, extra prime wethers were up frem Is to 2s per head and othem about Is. Quotations; Extra prime heavy wetnors, 38s to 435; others, 32s to 365; extra prime shorn wethers to 345; heavy to 28s 6d : others. 2.,3 to 2os 6d; best ewes to 425; others, 2 u s to 355: best shorn ewes, 20s to 265. Lambs.—27o. There was good competition, but not much alteration in prices compared with those ruling last week. Quotations: Best lambs to 255; heavy, las to 21s; others, 16s to 18s 6d. Fat Cattle.—lsß. A small yarding, ot good quality. The number forward was hardly up to tho requirements of the trade, and a good sale resulted. _ The opening prices were above those last wool.. Quotations: Prime bullocks, £36 to —l7; medium, £ii to £l4 15s; light. £lO .o —l2; best cows and heifers, £lO 10s to —ll Its; medium, £9 10s to £lO 7s 6d; light and inferior, £6 to £8 10s.

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BURNSIDE STOCK SALES, Evening Star, Issue 15658, 24 November 1914

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BURNSIDE STOCK SALES Evening Star, Issue 15658, 24 November 1914

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