The first sale of this season was a relatively small offering of just 57,000kgs.
Adult/fine adult types while dearer in local currency remained unchanged in US dollar terms with last auction levels.
Young goats were in buyers favour while the limited kids available made it difficult to quote their current sale levels.
Next sale will be held on 25.8.2015 when a more usual sized offering is expected.
At the last cape mohair sale of the current season Adult/fine adult mohair types were fully firm compared to previous sale levels.
Finer young and kid types were slightly easier compared to the previous auction.
There will now be a recess of 8 weeks until the first sale of next season which will be held on 4th August 2015.
At today’s cape sale there was good demand for all types.
Kid mohair was firm, young goats buyers favour toward adult and fine adult rose 7-10%.
The next and final sale of the summer season is 9th June.
At today’s cape mohair sale Adult mohair types were fully firm/slightly dearer compared to previous sale levels.
Finer young types which were generally shorter in length were 3-4% cheaper while longer lots remained unchanged.
Most kid qualities were slightly easier than last auction.
The next sale will be held on 26th May with an anticipated weight of 90 tons being offered.
At today’s cape sale there was over 170 tons on offer, the largest sale of the season. Despite this there was good competition. Kid prices eased 5%, fine young goats eased 5% whilst Adult remained firm.
The next cape sale will be held on 12th May 2015.