Market eases slightly.
North Island only selling this week with 6,100 bales on offer. The selection consisted of 42% crossbred second shear good colour 36.0 to 40.0 micron, bulk 75mm, 34% crossbred second shear hoggets good colour 32.0 to 35.0 micron bulk 50/75mm, 7% crossbred fleece poorer style 35.0 to 37.0 micron bulk 75/150mm, 14% associated oddments, 3% miscellaneous types. Main competition India, Continent and the United Kingdom supported by local carpet mills.
Crossbred fleece good/average colour generally buyers favour.
Good/average colour generally buyers favour.
12% passed in.
South Island only offering 7,050 bales Thursday 15th September.