26th Sep 2019

Mohair Market Report: 25 September 2019

Even though the various clips were well prepared and the quality was good, the market remained unchanged. The demand from China remains the biggest factor for uncertainty in our market. Our buying houses are currently in China to negotiate new contracts. The average market indicator compared to the corresponding sale of the previous season [...]
13th Sep 2019

Wool Market Report – 11 September 2019

On the 1st wool auction of the 2018/2019 season, the merino wool market indicator decreased with -28.3% to close on 14770c per kg clean. This is approximately -38.02% higher than a year ago. Average clean wool price indicators for good quality long fleece wool (MF4/MF5) with a tenstile strength of 35 (NKT) were as follows:
10th Sep 2019

BKB gives University’s research a financial boost

Thanks to the installation of an advanced auto-feeder system at the Welgevallen Experimental Farm, a facility managed by the Stellenbosch University (SU) Faculty of AgriSciences, livestock research on the nutrition of sheep will be done more easily, faster and more precisely. The system, donated by agricultural company BKB, allows researchers to track exactly how much [...]
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