Market slightly easier.
Both centres selling today with the North Island offering 5,200 bales and the South Island offering 7,900 bales. The selection consisted of 40% good/average colour fleece, 25% crossbred good colour second shear, bulk 75mm, 16% associated oddments, 15% lambs and 4% miscellaneous types.
Subdued competition from China and the Indian Sub Continent. Support from Australasian carpet mills.
Crossbred fleece all descriptions buyers favour.
Crossbred shears good style firm.
Poorer style buyers favour.
Crossbred oddments all descriptions fully firm.
First lambs buyers favour.
15% Passed In.
North Island only offering 9,000 bales 7 January 2021.
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