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British wool demands improve

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Dec '11
The twelfth British Wool Sale of the 2011/12 Season was held by the British Wool Marketing Board at Wool House and offered 1,895,391 kilos.

The final sale of 2011 saw a clearance of 62%. This was a reflection of the forthcoming Christmas and New Year holidays but, there was nevertheless, much improved demand from the previous sale.

Compared to the last time sold:
Pick and Supers 1 - 1.5% cheaper
Halfbred Buyers Favour
Crosses 1 - 1.5% cheaper
Radnors Buyers Favour
Welsh 1-2% cheaper
Swaledale upto 2.5% cheaper

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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