Market continues to strengthen.
North Island only offering 8,000 bales. The selection consisted of 66% crossbred second shear, mainly good colour, 75mm, 13% crossbred fleece average style, 9% average style lambs and 12% associated oddments. Keen widespread competition with Indian Sub Continent main and support from the China, United Kingdom, Europe and Australasian carpet mills.
Average style fleece 10% dearer.
Good style up to 3.5% dearer.
All descriptions 7.5% dearer.
All descriptions 8% dearer.
2% Passed In.
South Island only offering 5,800 bales Thursday 15th July.