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BURNSIDE STOCK SALES

To-day. Lambs.—-650: a large yarding of fair quality. Prices were, easier by from 2s to 3s. on account of over-supply and also -owing to the fact, that most, of the freezing works are dosed down. Quotations: Best lambs, 17s to 18s; extra, to 20s 6d : medium, 14.s 6d to 15s. 6d; inferior, 12s to 13s. Sheep.—2,9s7; ;v large yarding, the majority of which consisted* of ewes of medium quality. Prices for prime wethers and ewes were ,slightly easier, while medium and inferior quality experienced a decline- of fully Is 6d per head. Quotations : Best, wethers, 24s to 275; extra-, to 29s ; medium, 21s to 22?; inferior, ISs to 19s; best. ewes. 22-s to 245; extra, to 265; medium, 16s to 17s; interior, 11s to 12s 6d.

Fat Cattle.—There was a yarding of 240 forward, most of medium quality. It was expected that prices would be easier owing to the number forward being in excess of requirements.

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BURNSIDE STOCK SALES, Evening Star, Issue 15693, 6 January 1915

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BURNSIDE STOCK SALES Evening Star, Issue 15693, 6 January 1915

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