Market generally easier.
Both centres selling today with the South Island offering 15,000 bales and the North Island offering 7,000 bales. Overall selection was made up of 30% good and average colour crossbred fleece, bulk 100/150mm, 38% good/average colour crossbred second shear bulk 75mm, 14% average/poor colour crossbred lambs 29-31 micron, 15% associated oddments and 3% miscellaneous types. Limited competition from Indian sub-continent/local carpet mills.
Good colour fleece firm.
Poorer style crossbred fleece buyers favour.
Good colour generally 10% cheaper.
Poorer style buyers favour.
All descriptions 10% cheaper.
30% passed in.
No Auction next week. Next auction North Island only offering 8,000 bales, WEDNESDAY 12th July.