Market generally cheaper.
North Island only selling today with 6,400 bales on offer. The selection consisted of 8% poor colour crossbred fleece 75/150mm, 68% good/average colour crossbred second shear bulk 75mm, 4% average/poor colour crossbred lambs 29-31 micron, 16% associated oddments and 4% miscellaneous types. Good competition with Indian sub-continent main supported by local carpet mills, United Kingdom, Europe and China.
Poor colour crossbred fleece firm.
Good colour crossbred second shears 3% cheaper.
Poor colour crossbred firm.
All descriptions firm.
All descriptions buyers favour.
11% passed in.
South Island only offering 9,100 bales, 17th August.