Prices continued to improve for all types at today’s North Island sale compared to the sale two weeks ago. Again, it was pleasing to see the Combing Hogget's improve under strong competition. All 14 buyers present were active and competition was well spread which resulted in 94% of the offering selling.
XBD Fleece ~ 3 to 5% dearer.
XBD 2nd Shear ~ 4 to 6% dearer.
XBD Hgt 2nd Shear ~ 5 to 7% dearer.
XBD 2nd Shear Oddments ~ Par to 3% dearer.
Sale approximately 7%
Thursday 8 October 2020
Approx. 8,300 bales