FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market generally easier.

Comment

North Island only selling today with 9,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 70% crossbred second shear 75/100mm and shorter, good colour, 35.0 to 40.0 micron, 20% associated oddments and 10% miscellaneous types.  Reasonable competition with Australasian carpet mills, South East Asia main and support from United Kingdom, Continent and China.

Second Shears

Good colour 5.5% cheaper.

Poorer style buyers favour.

Oddments

Better colour 5.5% dearer.

Poorer style firm.

Passings

16% Passed In.

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North and South Island selling with 18,000 bales on offer 27th June.

Second Shears Summary

↓ Good colour

Variation %:  5.5

↓ Poorer style

Variation %:  Buyers favour

 

Oddments

Better Colour
Variation %: 5.5

– Poorer style
Variation %: Firm

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market generally dearer but halfbreds ease.

Comment

South Island only selling today with 8,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 55% crossbred fleece, 35.0 to 39.0 micron bulk average colour, 10% second shear 75/100mm and shorter, good colour, 12% crossbred lambs, 10% halfbred fleece 26.0 to 30.0 micron. Also on offer were 10% associated oddments and 3% miscellaneous types.  Good competition with China main and support from Australasian carpet mills and South East Asia.

Fleece

Crossbred fleece in a limited selection good colour 4.5% dearer.

Crossbred fleece average colour firm.

Halfbred fleece generally 5& cheaper.

Second Shears

75/100mm and shorter 7.5% dearer.

Lambs

Sellers favour.

Oddments

Combing oddments firm.

Clothing oddments 8% dearer.

Passings

20% Passed In.

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North Island only offering 9,000 bales on 20th June.

Fleece Summary

Crossbred Good Colour
Variation %:  4.5

– Crossbred Average Colour
Variation %:  Firm

↓ Halfbred Fleece
Variation %:  5

Second Shears Summary

75/100mm & shorter

Variation %:  7.5

Lambs

Limited selection
Variation %: Sellers favour

Oddments

Combing Oddments
Variation %: Firm

Clothing oddments
Variation %: 8

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market continues to ease

Comment

North Island only selling today with 9,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 70% second shear, good style, 36.0 to 39.0 micron bulk 50/100mm. Also on offer were 25 percent associated oddments and 5 percent miscellaneous types.  Limited competition with Australasian carpet mills main and support from Europe and India.

Fleece

No fleece on offer this week.

Second Shears

50/100mm and shorter 5% cheaper.

75/100mm and longer 3% cheaper.

Lambs

In a limited selection 4% dearer.

Oddments

All descriptions buyers favour.

Passings

18% Passed In.

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South Island only offering 7,800 bales on 13th June.

Fleece Summary

No selection
Variation %:

Second Shears Summary

↓ 50/100mm & shorter

Variation %:  5

↓ 75/100mm & longer
Variation %:  3

Lambs

Limited selection
Variation %: 4

Oddments

↓ All descriptions
Variation %: Buyers favour

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market eases slightly

Comment

South Island only selling today with 10,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 40 percent average/inferior style fleeces 35.0 to 39.0 micron, 75/100mm and longer, 5 percent good style fleece 35.0 to 39.0 micron also 75/100mm and longer, 10 percent end of season lambs, 15% second shear, bulk 75mm. Also on offer were 20 percent associated oddments and 10 percent miscellaneous types.  China main with supported by Europe and Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece

Good colour crossbred fleece firm.

Poorer colour fleece buyers favour.

Second Shears

All descriptions buyers favour.

Lambs

First lambs fully firm.

Oddments

All descriptions generally 5% cheaper.

Passings

30% Passed In.

Next Auction

North Island only offering 6,500 bales on 6th June.

Fleece Summary

– Good colour
Variation %:  Firm

↓ Poorer style
Variation %:  Buyers favour

Second Shears Summary

↓ All descriptions
Variation %:  Buyers favour

Lambs

– End of season Lambs
Variation %: Fully Firm

Oddments

↓ All descriptions
Variation %: 5

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market generally firm tending dearer

Comment

South Island only selling today with 11,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 45 percent average style fleeces 33.0 to 39.0 micron, 15 percent lambs good colour, 29.0 to 31.5 micron, bulk 75mm, 15% good style second shear, 35.0 to 39.0 micron, bulk 75mm. Also on offer were 15 percent associated oddments and 10 percent miscellaneous types.  China main with support from the United Kingdom and Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece

Good style 33.0 to 36.0 micron very firm.

Good style 37.0 to 39.0 micron 1% dearer.

Average style 33.0 to 39.0 micron sellers favour.

Second Shears

Good style 33.0 to 36.0 micron very firm.

Good style 37.0 to 39.0 micron 1% dearer.

Average style 33.0 to 39.0 micron sellers favour.

Lambs

First lambs up to 1% cheaper.

Oddments

Good colour firm.

Average colour 5% dearer.

Passings

23% Passed In.

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North Island only offering 11,500 bales on 23rd May.

Fleece Summary

– Good style 33.0-36.0
Variation %:  Very Firm

Good style 37.0-39.0
Variation %:  1.0

Average style 33.0-39.0
Variation %:  Sellers favour

Second Shears Summary

– Good style 33.0-36.0
Variation %:  Very Firm

Good style 37.0-39.0
Variation %:  1.0

Average style 33.0-39.0
Variation %:  Sellers favour

Lambs

↓ First Lambs
Variation %: 1.0

Oddments

– Good colour
Variation %: Firm

Average colour
Variation %: 5.0

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market firm tending dearer

Comment

North and South Island centres selling today with 17,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 45 percent good to average style fleeces 34.0 to 39.0 micron, 20 percent lambs good colour, 29.0 to 31.5 micron, 3 inch to 3 to 5 inches, 20% good style second shear, 35.0 to 39.0 micron, bulk 75/100mm. Also on offer were 10 percent associated oddments and 5 percent miscellaneous types.  China main with support from the United Kingdom and Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece

Good style 32.0 to 34.5 micron firm.

Good style 35.0 to 39.0 micron 3.5% dearer.

Average style 33.0 to 39.0 micron firm.

Second Shears

All descriptions 1% dearer.

Lambs

First lambs very firm.

Oddments

Average colour 2% dearer.

Poor colour buyers favour.

Passings

15% Passed In.

Next Auction

South Island only offering 5,500 bales on 16th May.

Fleece Summary

– Good style 32.0-34.5
Variation %:  Firm

Good style 35.0-39.0
Variation %:  3.5

– Average style 33.0-39.0
Variation %:  Firm

Second Shears Summary

All descriptions
Variation %: 1

Lambs

– First Lambs
Variation %: Very firm

Oddments

Average colour
Variation %: 2

↓ Poor colour
Variation %: Buyers favour

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

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

Lambs

– First Lambs
Variation %: Unchanged
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Oddments

– All descriptions
Variation %: Generally firm