South Island only offering 4,600 bales. The selection consisted of 24% crossbred fleece, good/average style, 36.0 to 39.0 micron, 35% crossbred hogget fleece, 75/100mm, 30.0 to 35.0 micron good style, 10% crossbred second shear, bulk 75/100mm good style, 13% halfbred fleece, 24.0 to 30.0 micron, good style, 16% associated oddments and 2% miscellaneous types. Again limited competition as most sectors operating in a limited capacity.
Good style crossbred fleece 3.5% cheaper.
Poorer style crossbred fleece buyers favour.
Crossbred and hogget second shear buyers favour.
All descriptions buyers favour.
35% passed in.
North Island offering 6,500 bales Thursday 8th December.