South Island only selling today with 10,086 bales on offer. South Island selection was made up of 46% average/poor colour crossbred fleece, 15% good colour second shear bulk 75mm, 5% average colour second shear, 18% good colour lambs 29-31 micron, 4% halfbred fleece average/good colour, 15% associated oddments and 2% miscellaneous types. Indian sub-continent and Europe main, supported by local carpet mills and China.
All descriptions 3% dearer.
Firm to sellers favour.
Lambs fleece 6% dearer.
Good style firm to sellers favour.
Poor style 5% dearer.
28% passed in.
North Island only offering 6,350 bales, Thursday 4th May.