Today’s offering consisted of a poor selection of Best/good style in 16.5mic and finer, with a reasonable selection of 17.0mic to 21.5mic. As a result of the dry season, there is now an increase in the offering of lots with lower Nkt’s.
The market closed with 18.5mic and finer firm for the better types, but up to 30ac cheaper for lower types or lots with less favorable Am’s.
19.0mic and broader again gained in strength and closed 10/20ac dearer.
China types closed 20/30ac cheaper in 18.5mic and finer and 10/20ac dearer for 19.0mic and broader.

Merino skirtings found better support today for less than 4%vm and closed unchanged in a very limited selection. Poorer style and higher vm lots closed 15/20ac cheaper again for all descriptions.

Prems and lambs types continue to drift lower with less competition from the topmakers.17.5 – 19.5mic 10/15ac cheaper.

FLEECE

15.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good – no selection
– poor types –irregular

16.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good –firm
– poor types –firm

16.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best/good style – minus 20ac
– poor types – minus 20ac

17.0u – spinners – no selection
– best style – unchanged
– best/good style- firm
– poor types – minus 20ac

17.5u – spinners – no selection
– best style – no selection
– best-good types – plus 20ac
– Poor style – minus 20ac

18.0u – spinner & best types -no selection
– best/good types – plus 20/30ac
– poor types – minus 10/20ac

18.5u – best types – firm
– best/good types- firm
– poor types – minus 10ac

19.0u – best/good types – plus 20/30ac
– poor types – plus 20/30ac

19.5u – best/good types – plus 20/30ac
– poor types – plus 20/30ac

20.0/20.5u – FNF sound types – plus 20ac
– Poorer types – plus 10ac

21.0/21.5u – FNF sound types – plus 20ac
– Poorer types – plus 10ac

22.0u and broader – plus 10ac

COMP. China

SKIRTINGS –

Best Length/Low VM types 16.5u/17.5u – Fully Firm in a very small selection
18.5u/19.5u – Firm/Unchanged

Low VM poor types – 16.5u/17.5u – 15/25ac cheaper
18.0u/18.5u – 10/15ac cheaper
19.0u/20.5u – 15/20ac cheaper

High VM types – 16.5u and finer – no selection
17.0/18.5u – 25/30ac cheaper
19.0/20.0u – 20/25c cheaper

Prems – 16.5/ 17.0u – 15/20ac cheaper a in small selection
17.5 / 18.5u – 10/15ac cheaper
19.0 / 20.0u – 10/15ac cheaper

COMP. China/ Europe

M51

Total 10,271 bs
National Total 21,816 bs

Selling Wednesday/Thursday