North Island only selling this week with 7,133 bales on offer. The selection consisted of 35% crossbred second shear good colour 36.0 to 40.0 micron, 75mm, 31% 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, 8% hogget fleec, good/average colour, 16% associated oddments and 3% miscellaneous types. Main competition India, Continent and the United Kingdom supported by local carpet mills.
Crossbred fleece average colour sellers favour.
Crossbred & hogget second shear, good colour buyers favour.
Poorer colour 4% cheaper.
Combing oddments firm.
Clothing oddments buyers favour.
14% passed in.
South Island only offering 7,472 bales Thursday 29th September.