Young goats’ mohair set new records

A new international record of R440,10/kg for super fine 24 microns, super style winter kids’ mohair was set by Theronnie van der Merwe of Murraysburg at the fourth sale of the winter season.

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This producer also achieved a new world record for young goats, presented as 28 microns young goats’ mohair at R265/kg. This EGT tested clip also set a new national record for a total clip average at R219,75/kg. Meanwhile the mohair market continued its. Of the 148 106kg offered, 98,5% sold with a 3,6% increase from the previous sale for an average market indicator of R120,81/kg. This is 11% higher than the opening sale of the season, and 30% up on the corresponding sale of 2012.