Market generally firm.
South Island only offering 9,645 bales. The selection consisted of 40% crossbred fleece, mainly average style 3/5″, 4/6″, 25% lambs mainly good to average style, 15% early shorn/second shear bulk 3″ good style, 15% oddments average/inferior style and 5% miscellaneous types. Europe & Sub-Continent main with support from Australasian mills & China.
In a limited selection of good colour fleece very firm to sellers favour.
Average/Poor style fleece fully firm.
Again in a limited selection of good colour shears very firm to sellers favour.
Average/Poor style shears fully firm.
Washing lambs – buyers favour.
Combing lambs – firm
All descriptions firm.
12% Passed In.
North Island only offering 6,600 bales 29th April.