Good colour wool strengthens, poorer colour and oddments cheaper, lambs firm.
North Island only selling this week offering 10,400 bales. The selection consisted of 28% average colour crossbred fleece, bulk 75/150mm, 30% crossbred good colour second shear bulk 75/100mm, 30% good/average colour lambs 29.0 to 31.0 micron, 10% associated oddments, mostly poor colour and 2% miscellaneous types. Indian subcontinent, China and Europe main supported by local carpet mills.
In a limited selection good colour crossbred fleece very firm.
Poorer colour crossbred fleece 6% cheaper.
Good colour crossbred shears very firm.
Poorer colour crossbred shears 6% cheaper.
Lambs fleece very firm.
16% passed in.
South Island only offering 13,100 bales, Thursday 30th March.