TO-DAY’S STOCK SALES.
SHARP RISE IN BEEF.
There was a good attendance at Burnside to-day. Fat Sheep.—-2,102. A medium yarding, comprising several pens of prime quality wethers. The best butchers’ sheep sold at much on a par with last week’s rates. Soma of the lighter wethers and some of the best medium ewes were secured by export buyers. Light sheep were not in much demand, the only competition being from graziers, who secured several pens. Quotations : Best wethers, 25s 6d to 265: extra, to 29s ; medium, 20s to 2ls 6d ; light and unfinished, 17s 9d to 10s fed; best ewes, 20s to 22s ; extra, to 255; others, 16s 6d to 19s 6d.
Lamb;'.-- - r 2M. A small yarding. Freezing buyers were operating, hut as bpfohew required the whole of the yarding to iiil their requirements nothing' was saoaml for export. Prices all over showed about/ Is 6d of an advance on last week’s rates. Quotations s-—Hast lambs, 18s 6d to 21s 6d ; others, Ifis to 17s 6tl.
Fat OoA-t.le-—156. A medium yarding. Eight from the cornm-enoement of the sale there was keen competition, thr-se export buyers operating at rules which, suggested that they now “have. a higher limit-. At the time*of going to press prices had advanced from 25s to 60s 'per head compared, with lash week’s rates. The keen competition to-day would .seem to indicate clearly that beef is wanted somewhere.
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EXPORTERS OPERATING, Evening Star, Issue 15699, 13 January 1915
EXPORTERS OPERATING Evening Star, Issue 15699, 13 January 1915
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