North Island only selling today with 6,350 bales on offer. The selection consisted of mainly good style second shear hoggets and second shear coarse crossbred. There were associated clothing oddments generally average style. There was also a limited selection of crossbred fleece good/average colour. Main competition from China and Europe with support from Australasian carpet mills and the Asian subcontinent.
Good/average colour fleece firm to buyers favour.
Second shear hogget 32/33 micron up to 5% dearer.
Coarse crossbred second shear buyers favour.
Good/average colour firm.
Poor colour firm to sellers favour.
12% Passed In.
South Island only selling 30 August with 12,800 bales on offer.