South Island only offering 6,900 bales. The selection consisted of 70% good/average colour crossbred fleece, 10% lambs good colour new season clip, 5% crossbred shears, good/average colour bulk 75mm, 13% crossbred oddments and 2% miscellaneous types. A much more animated tone in the auction today with some spirited bidding on the more favourable better colour types pushing prices up across all types finishing on a strong note. All sectors operating today.
All descriptions 5% dearer.
Crossbred second shear 6% dearer.
New season lambs 6% dearer.
Crossbred oddments including lamb oddments 4% dearer.
8% Passed In.
South Island offering 4,900 bales and North Island offering 10,500 bales on 18th February.