All mohair types continued to enjoy good competition at today’s sale.
We quote the market in rand terms:
Fine kids 9-12% dearer
Standard kids 8-9% higher
Young goats 9% more expensive
Fine adults 8% dearer
Next sale will be held on 25th September with approximated of 160/170 tons on offer.
At the first sale of the new season there was good all round competition for all qualities on a smaller than average offering.
Young goat types were firm unchanged with adult slightly dearer. The small offering of kids 1-2% dearer.
Next sale will be held on 4th September with an increased weight offering more in line with the usual quantity of 150/160 tons.
At the last sale of the season all types increased in Rand terms as follows:
Fine Kids 3% dearer
Average Kids 7/8% dearer
Young Goats and Adult types 5% dearer
Short scouring types were in keen demand finishing 10/15% dearer
There is now a 2-month summer break until the next auction of the new season which will be held on 14th August 2018.
Today’s offering was comprised of the best quality selection from this season.
Average kids were firm on last auction levels with good quality finer kids selling at much higher levels.
Adult and young goats were also in demand finishing 1-2% dearer.
There is now a 5-week wait until the last sale of this season which will be held on 26th June.
After this, there is a 2-month summer break until the next auction of the new season which will be held on 14th August 2018.
Today’s mohair sale saw all adult and fine young goats increase in price 2/3%.
Finer kid types were less sought after easing by 2/3% which was mostly anticipated.
The next auction will be held on 22nd May with some better quality lots on offer of approximately 140 tons in total.