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Strong sale in British wool market
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Oct '11
The eighth British Wool Sale of the 2011/12 Season was held by the British Wool Marketing Board at Wool House and offered 1,751,566 kilos.

This was yet another strong sale with keen bidding resulting in a clearance of 96%.

Compared to the last time sold:
Pick and Supers Fully Firm
Halfbreds Fully Firm
Crosses Fully Firm
Cheviots 2-5 - 3.5% dearer
Light Grey Radnors 6% dearer, all other Radnors Firm
Welsh 2 - 2.5% dearer
Blackface Firm

A farmer run organisation, the British Wool Marketing Board (BWMB) was established in 1950 to operate a central marketing system for UK fleece wool, with the aim of achieving the best possible net return for producers.

It is the only organisation in the world that collects, grades, sells and promotes fleece wool and the only remaining agricultural commodity board in the UK.

British Wool Marketing Board

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