North Island only offering 9,500 bales. The selection consisted of 30% crossbred fleece, average style 3/5″, 4/6″, 30% lambs mainly good to average style, 25% early shorn/second shear bulk average style and 15% oddments average/inferior style. More subdued bidding with poorer styles discounted. Europe & Sub-Continent main with support from Australasian mills & China.
Average style fleece buyers favour.
Early shorn and second shears 4% cheaper.
In a mixed selection up to 4% cheaper.
All descriptions buyers favour.
7% Passed In.
South Island offering 7,500 bales and North Island offering 8,500 bales on 15th April.