Market generally tending dearer.
South Island only selling today with 10,500 bales on offer. The selection consisted of 50% good/average colour crossbred fleece with the bulk good colour pre lamb fleece wools. Also on offer was 15% second shear, mostly good colour with the bulk length +/-3″, 15% end of season combing lambs, both clothing and up to full length combing, 30.0 to 31.0 micron generally good colour. There was 15% associated oddments, all descriptions and 5% miscellaneous types. This week’s South Island auction carried on the positive note with a good lift on the more favourable types. Again the market was relatively wide spread with most buyers competing strongly and most sectors operating.
Crossbred Fleece fully 5% dearer.
Small selection of Halfbred fleece 3.5% dearer.
All descriptions sellers favour.
Good colour 10% dearer.
Clothing oddments very firm to buyers favour.
10% Passed In.
North Island only offering 5,700 bales on 23 July 2020.