BURNSIDE STOCK SALES
6MAI/L YARDING OF CATTLE, EXPORTERS OPERATE KEENLY. The stock sales were held to-day on account of the wool salo taking place tomorrow. Sheep.—l,7ss. A, medium yarding'. The sale opened with firmer prices than last week for all classes, and these values were maintained until the close of tho auction. There- were few extra prime sheep forward, most of the yarding being good to useful mutton. Quotations : Bast ■wothcTa, 24s to 26s 6d ; extra, to 27a 6d j unfinished, 203 to 22s 6d; best ewes. 21c to 235: extra, to 25s 2d j light, 17s 6d to 19a 6d, Lambs,—-130. Another small yarding, There was a good demand, and last woelfis rates were maintained, Fat Cattle-.—154. A small yarding. Export buyers were again operating keenly, and they secured a fair proportion of tho yarding. Exporters have "also secured several lines outside in various parts of Otago, and indicationo point to beef being very dear. Their limits at the moment are stated to bs 41s per 1001b, but to-day they must have been operating on a basis of quite 42s 6d per KOlb fcr prime beef. Heifers made vm-to £lB, snd bullocks to £2l 15s.
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BURNSIDE STOCK SALES, Evening Star, Issue 15704, 19 January 1915