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THE EXCHANGE. Messrs McKay Brothers report of actual sales on Saturday last— Cows —Three entered. Two sol'd at £6 10s each. Poultry —260 entered. Hens lOd to Is 7d, roosters (small) 6d to Is, large to Is lid, ducks Is 3d to 2s 4d, geese 2s to 2s 6d, turkey gobblers 7s: 6d to 10s, hens 4s ©d to ss. General Produce—Potatoes, slow of sale, £3 to £4 10s, onions 6s to 7s per cwt. wheat 15s, oats 9s to 11s. Fruit—Pears 9s to 11s ©cl, apples 8s to 10s, cooking 2s Gd to 4s, tomatoes 2id to 3d, plums 3d. peaches 3d to 4d, bananas 12s 6d to 14s Gd, oranges 255. grapes Is, melons Id, marrows Id. THE RIALTO. Messrs Wm. Todd and Co. report the following sales on Saturday last Poultry—A very large entry. Roosters lOd to 2s ©cl,, small 8d to lOd, larger Is 6cl to 2s 3d, clucks Is 6cl to 2s 3d, ducks Is Gd. turkey hens 3s. gobblers 8s ©d, geese 2s sd. to 2s 10d. Pigs—Suckers 15s 9d to 16s 6d, stores 17s 6d to 24s 6d. General Produce. —Potatoes, very slow of sale. Onions, prime Victorian’ 7s 6d to 8s per cwt. Wheat 12s to 14s a bag. Oats, 8s 6d to 10s a bag. Fruit —-Peaches 2id to 3id per lb, jolnm-s 2 1 id to 3d per lb, local apples 2s to 3s per case. PROPERTY SALES. Messrs Henderson and Co. report having sold on account of Mr Paul Barrett, his Longridgc Estate, near Balfour, being Sections 73 to 78, 217, 218, 374, 524, 635 and part of 521, comprising an area of 3310 acres, the purchaser being Mr Colin Gerrard, Winton. A clearing sale of Mr Barrett’s stock and farming implements will follow shortly. On account of Mr John Wilson, Otapiri, his property of 613 acres was sold to Messrs J. T. and Wm. Hazlett, of South Hilleml, and on account of Messrs /\. and T. Pettigrew, sec. 80, New River Hundred, SO acres, to Mr Ronald Shaw, of Forest Hill.

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Farmstead., Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 52, 6 April 1907

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Farmstead. Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 52, 6 April 1907