FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market generally cheaper.

Comment

North Island only selling, offering 8,250 bales.  The selection consisted of 35% ewe fleece, 35.0 to 38.0 micron, 35% early shorn and second shear, 36.0 to 38.0 micron, 20% lambs fleece, 10% associated oddments and miscellaneous types.  Predominantly good colour fleece and shears.  There was widespread competition with Australasian carpet mills and Europe main and support from South East Asia and China.

Fleece Wools

Ewe fleece buyers favour.

Poorer style fleece in a limited selection 2.5% dearer.

Second Shears

All descriptions buyers favour.

Lambs

Erratic, up to 5% cheaper but super style low VM types commanding a premium.

Oddments

All descriptions buyers favour.

Passings

10% Passed In.

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North Island offering 7,200 bales, South Island offering 10,060 bales 30th January.

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market generally easier today with lambs being mixed.

Comment

North Island offering 11,500 bales and South Island offering 7,200 bales.  The selection consisted of 40% ewe and hogget fleece, 34.0 to 38.0 micron, 35% early shorn and hogget second shear, 34.0 to 38.0 micron, 15% lambs fleece, 8% associated oddments and 2% miscellaneous types.  There was widespread competition with Australasian carpet mills and Europe main and support from South East Asia and China.

Fleece Wools

Good colour crossbred fleece, buyers favour.

Poorer style crossbred fleece firm.

Good colour early shorn 2% cheaper.

Second Shears

Good Colour 2% cheaper.

Poorer style firm.

Lambs

29.0 micron & finer firm

29.5 micron and coarser up to 5% cheaper.

Oddments

All descriptions firm.

Passings

12% Passed In.

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North Island only offering 8,000 bales 23 January.

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market mixed at the beginning of the New Year.

Comment

North Island only selling, offering 9,800 bales.  The selection consisted of 35% ewe and hogget fleece, 33.0 to 38.0 micron, 40% early shorn and hogget second shear, 31.0 to 38.0 micron, 15% lambs fleece, 8% associated oddments and 2% miscellaneous types.  There was keen widespread competition with buyers competing strongly, particularly on the very good colour fleece and shears.  Australasian carpet mills and Europe main with very limited support from China.

Fleece Wools

Crossbred hogget fleece, 32.0 to 33.5 micron, small selection sellers favour.

Crossbred ewe fleece, good colour very firm.

Crossbred ewe fleece, poorer colour 4% cheaper.

Second Shears

All descriptions tending sellers favour.

Lambs

Mixed microns, very soft demand, generally 10-15% cheaper.

Oddments

Combing oddments in a small selection 5% dearer.

Clothing oddments 2% dearer.

Passings

4% Passed In.

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North Island offering 10,800 bales, South Island offering 7,200 bales 16th January.

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market generally dearer.

Comment

North Island offering 7,800 bales and South Island offering 5,500 bales.  The selection consisted of 35% ewe and hogget fleece, 32.0 to 38.0 micron, 40% early shorn and hogget second shear, 31.0 to 38.0 micron, 11% lambs fleece, 12% associated oddments and 2% miscellaneous types.  There was keen widespread competition again with Australasian carpet mills, India sub-continent and Europe main with limited support from China.

Fleece Wools

Crossbred hogget fleece, 32.0 to 33.5 micron 3% dearer.

Crossbred ewe fleece, good colour buyers favour.

Crossbred ewe fleece, poorer colour 4% dearer.

Second Shears

75/100 mm and shorter generally firm.

Lambs

Early season lambs mixed but basically firm.

Oddments

Combing oddments firm.

Clothing oddments 5.5% dearer.

Passings

10% Passed In.

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North Island only offering 11,500 bales 9th January.

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FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market firm tending easier.

Comment

North Island only offering 5,800 bales.  The selection consisted of 30% ewe and hogget fleece, 32.0 to 38.0 micron, 45% early shorn and hogget second shear, 31.0 to 38.0 micron, 7% lambs fleece, 15% associated oddments and 3% miscellaneous types.  There was keen widespread competition with Australasian carpet mills, India sub-continent and Europe main again with limited support from China.

Fleece Wools

Crossbred ewe and hogget fleece firm.

Second Shears

75/100 mm and shorter generally buyers favour.

Lambs

Early season lambs 5% dearer.

Oddments

Combing oddments firm.

Clothing oddments buyers favour.

Passings

6% Passed In.

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North Island offering 7,500 bales and South Island offering 6,500 bales 19th December.

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market eases slightly.

Comment

South Island offering 4,600 bales and the North Island offering 9,000 bales.  The selection consisted of 70% ewe and hogget fleece, 32.0 to 38.0 micron, 15% early shorn and hogget second shear, 31.0 to 38.0 micron, 10% oddments and 5% miscellaneous types.  There was keen widespread competition with Australasian carpet mills, India sub-continent and Europe main with limited support from China.

Fleece Wools

Crossbred ewe and hogget fleece buyers favour.

Second Shears

75 mm tending buyers favour.

Oddments

All descriptions 2.5% cheaper.

Passings

12% Passed In.

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North Island only offering 7,000 bales 12th December.

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market generally easier.

Comment

South Island only selling today with 5,600 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 40% ewe hogget fleece, 31.0 to 35.0 micron, 25% ewe fleece, 36.0 to 40.0 micron, 13% early shorn/hogget second shear 31.0 o 38.0 micron and 7% associated oddments.  Also on offer was 5% merino and halfbred fleece and 10% miscellaneous types.  Keen widespread competition with China main and support from Australasian carpet mills and Indian Sub-Continent.

Fleece Wools

Limited selection merino/halfbred fleece generally 5-8% cheaper.

Crossbred fleece buyers favour.

Second Shears

75 mm and shorter 1.5% cheaper.

Oddments

All descriptions very firm.

Passings

23% Passed In.

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South Island offering 4,500 bales and North Island offering 7,500 bales 5th December.

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Shorter wools dearer, fleece wools buyers favour.

Comment

North Island only selling today with 7,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 30% hogget fleece, 31.0 to 35.0 micron, 15% ewe fleece, 36.0 to 40.0 micron, 35% early shorn/hogget second shear, 31.0 to 38.0 micron, 15% associated oddments and 5% miscellaneous types.  Keen widespread competition with China and Indian subcontinent main and support from Europe and United Kingdom.

Fleece Wools

75/100 mm & longer buyers favour.

Second Shears

75/100 mm & shorter hogget shears and early shorn 5% dearer.

Oddments

All descriptions firm.

Passings

5% Passed In.

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South Island only selling with 5,500 bales on offer 28th November.

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market dearer.

Comment

South Island only selling today with 8,200 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 65% ewe and hogget fleece, 33.0 to 38.0 micron, 12% merinos including carding types, 8% Halfbred & Corriedale fleece and 15% ewe and hogget oddments.  Widespread competition with China main and support from Europe, the United Kingdom, India and the Sub-Continent.

Fleece Wools

16.0 to 19.0 micron plus 6%.

20.0 to 23.5 micron plus 3.5%.

24.0 to 27.5 micron plus 10%.

28.0 to 30.0 micron generally plus 6%.

31.0 to 38.0 micron sellers favour.

Second Shears

75/100 mm and shorter firm.

Oddments

Crossbred oddments all descriptions sellers favour.

Merino cardings plus 4%.

Passings

12% Passed In.

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North Island only selling with 7,200 bales on offer 21st November.

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market dearer.

Comment

North Island only selling today with 5,200 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of predominantly hogget fleece and shears, 32.0 to 35.0 micron, good colour, some crossbred fleece and shears 36.0 micron and coarser, good and good to average colour.  Again widespread competition with China main and support from Europe, United Kingdom, India and Subcontinent.

Fleece Wools

Hogget fleece, 32-35 micron up to 2% dearer.

36.0 micron and coarser good colour tending sellers favour.

Good/average colour firm.

Second Shears

Hogget shears sellers favour.

Crossbred shears very firm.

Oddments

All descriptions 2% dearer.

Passings

8% Passed In.

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South Island only selling with 8,200 bales on offer 14th November.

Fleece Wools Summary

↑ Hogget Fleece 32-35 mic
Variation %: 2.0

↑36.0 micron good colour
Variation %: Sellers favour

Good/average colour firm
Variation %:

Second Shears Summary

↑Hogget Shears
Variation %: Sellers favour

Crossbred Shears very firm
Variation %:

Oddments

↑ All descriptions
Variation %: 2.0