New Zealand market report (28 October 2021)
Market fully firm. North Island only offering 5,100 bales. The selection consisted of 55% good colour hogget/ewe second shear 31.0 to 37.0 micron bulk 75mm plus, 15% good style hogget fleece 32.0 to 35.0 micron bulk 100/125mm, 10% ewe fleece good/average style bulk 75/150mm, 16% associated oddments and 4% miscellaneous types. Europe and United Kingdom main with support from the Indian sub continent and Australasian carpet mills.
Fleece: All descriptions crossbred fleece fully firm.
Second Shears: All descriptions sellers favour.
Oddments: Clothing oddments 5% dearer.
Passings: 8% passed in.
Next Auction: South Island only offering 6,300 bales Thursday 4th November. Source: Helen Cameron Schneider New Zealand