Fuhrmann NZ Market Report

Published April 17, 2019 by Helen Cameron

Market firm tending dearer

  • Comment
    South Island the only selling centre today with 11,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 35 percent average style fleeces 35.0 to 39.0 micron and a very limited selection of good style fleece.  There was 25% of good style crossbred second shear, 35.0 to 39 micron, bulk 75/100mm and 20 percent lambs good colour, 29.0 to 31.5 micron, mainly 3 inch and 15 percent associated oddments with 5 percent miscellaneous types.  China main with support from the United Kingdom, Subcontinent and Australasian carpet mills.
  • Fleece
    Good style 32.0 to 39.0 micron 3.5% dearer.

    Average style 35.0 to 39.0 micron firm.

  • Second Shears
    All descriptions firm.
  • Lambs
    First lambs unchanged.
  • Oddments
    All descriptions generally firm.
  • Passings
    11% Passed In.
  • Next Auction
    South Island offering 9,300 bales and North Island offering 10,700 bales on 2nd May.

Fleece Summary

Good style 32.0-39.0 mic

Variation %:  3.5

Average style 35.0-39.0 mic

Variation %:  Firm

Second Shears Summary

All descriptions

Variation %: Firm


First Lambs

Variation %: Unchanged


All descriptions

Variation %: Generally firm