asked the Minister of Agriculture whether, in view of the official statement that the prices realised at the autumn sales of store sheep have proved less unsatisfactory than was at one time anticipated, he can state the prices thus obtained and how they compared with similar prices last year?
Description. 1938. 1937. Southdown and Hampshire Down Ewes 32s. 6d. to 54s. 55s. to 75s. 6d (Lyminge, Wilton and Findon.) Lambs 31s. to 50s. 6d. 35s. to 55s. Clun Ewes 36s. to 55s. 63s. 6d. to 76s 6d. (Craven Arms and Leominster.) Kerry Hill Ewes 30s. 6d. to 50s. 55s. to 72s. (Craven Arms, Leominster and Kerry.) Crossbred Ewes 30s. to 33s. 6d. 45s. to 52s. 6d. (Kerry and Wilton.) Lambs 25s. to 34s. 36s. to 42s. 6d.