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Farmstead.

THE EXCHANGE. Messrs McEay Bros.’ report of actual sales on Saturday last : Poultry—l2o penned ; hens Is 9d to Is Bd, roosters to 2s, ducks Is 9d. ' ' Pigs —Small entry ; weaners to I®. suckers 5s to 12s Gd. General Produce —Potatoes, slightly better inquiry, £3 to £1 ; onions 7s to 8s ; wheat 16s ; crushed linseed, 12s per cwt. ; turnips Is per bag : carrots 6s Gd to 4s Gd. Fruit—Bananas Bs, pines 12 s 6d, oranges 6s 6d, pears 8s Gd to 11s 6d, dessert apples 6s to 9s, cooking apples 2s 6d to ss. THE RIALTO. Messrs Wm. Todd and Co. report the following sales on Saturday last Poultry —Splendid entry ; hens lid to 2s 2d, roosters Is Sd to Is lOd, buffs 2s 9d, Minorcas 2s Id to 3s Gd, brown leghorns 3s 9d, ducks Is 6d to Is Bd, turkey gobblers 9s Gd. Pigs—Fine entry ; small suckers 7s 6d to 9s 6d, better 12s to 21s Gd, medium weaners to £1 3s Gd. Cow —£5 12s. General Produce —Potatoes, better inquiry, prime Victorian onions 7s to 8s per cwt. ; wheat l.Gis Gd, oats 12s Gd ; swedes Is Gd per bag, carrots 4s Gd. Fruit —Local cooking apples 5s to 8s per case, local dessert apples 6a to 7s.

INVERCARGILL HORSE MARKET,

Messrs J. A. Mitchell and Co. report that they held their weekly sale in the Prince of Wales Yards on Saturday last, and had a very small yarding, only about twenty horses coming in. The attendance (as was only to bt expected after the winter show, and their winter show sale having been held during the week) w a s small, and the sale for.the most part was very dull. There were buyers present for good horses, which, however, were scarce, and they sold by auction and privately afterwards placed a fair proportion of the entry at satisfactory rates, viz. ; Draughts, up to £4O for best sorts, ag'ed useful sorts £23 to £l4, hacks and light harness horses (only common sorts entered) and sold up to £ls 15s. Privately during the week they sold draughts at up to £42 and light harness horses to £2O.

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Farmstead., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 10, 22 June 1907

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Farmstead. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 10, 22 June 1907

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