FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market cheaper.

Comment

North Island only selling today with 8,100 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 40% good/average colour fleece, 35% crossbred mainly good colour second shear, bulk 75mm, 12% lambs, 10% oddments and 3% miscellaneous types.

Continued subdued competition with China and the Sub Continent main.  Support from Australasian carpet mills and Europe.

Fleece Wools

Crossbred fleece all descriptions 2% cheaper.

Second Shears

Crossbred shears generally 5% cheaper.

Oddments

Crossbred oddments all descriptions 4% cheaper.

Lambs

First lambs 10% cheaper.

Passings

7% Passed In.

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North Island offering 7,950 bales and South Island offering 8,200 bales 14 January 2021.

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market slightly easier.

Comment

Both centres selling today with the North Island offering 5,200 bales and the South Island offering 7,900 bales.  The selection consisted of  40% good/average colour fleece, 25% crossbred good colour second shear, bulk 75mm, 16% associated oddments, 15% lambs and 4% miscellaneous types.

Subdued competition from China and the Indian Sub Continent.  Support from Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece Wools

Crossbred fleece all descriptions buyers favour.

Second Shears

Crossbred shears good style firm.

Poorer style buyers favour.

Oddments

Crossbred oddments all descriptions fully firm.

Lambs

First lambs buyers favour.

Passings

15% Passed In.

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North Island only offering 9,000 bales 7 January 2021.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market firms.

Comment

North Island only offering 5,400 bales made up of 40% good/average colour fleece, 40% crossbred good colour second shear, bulk 75mm, 12% associated oddments and 8% miscellaneous types.

Good competition from China and the Indian Sub Continent.  Well supported by Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece Wools

Crossbred fleece all descriptions tending buyers favour.

Second Shears

Crossbred shears fully firm.

Oddments

Crossbred oddments all descriptions fully firm.

Passings

12% Passed In.

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South Island offering 8,000 bales and North Island offering 5,000 bales, 17 December 2020.

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market easier again.

Comment

North Island offering 4,800 bales made up of 40% good colour fleece, 35% crossbred second shear, bulk 75mm, 15% associated oddments, 5% lambs and 5% miscellaneous types.

South Island offering 6,300 bales made up of 55% crossbred fleece good/average colour, 15% crossbred second shear bulk 75/100mm, 10% crossbred lambs, 15% associated oddments and 10% miscellaneous types.

Limited competition from China and Indian Sub Continent.  Well supported by Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece Wools

Crossbred fleece all types fully buyers favour.

Second Shears

Crossbred shears all types fully buyers favour.

Oddments

Crossbred oddments all descriptions 3% cheaper

Lambs

All types buyers favour.

Passings

16% Passed In.

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North Island only, offering 5,200 bales, 10 December 2020.

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market easier.

Comment

North Island offering 7,000 bales made up of 40% good colour fleece, 35% second shear, bulk 75mm, 15% associated oddments, 5% lambs and 5% miscellaneous.

South Island offering 8,100 bales made up of 45% crossbred fleece good/average colour, 10% crossbred second shear bulk 75/100mm, 15% associated oddments, 10% merino fleece, 10% halfbred fleece and 10% miscellaneous.

Limited competition with China and Indian Sub Continent main with support from Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece Wools

Crossbred fleece all types 5% cheaper.

Halfbred fleece 24-27 micron generally 80 cents cheaper.

Merino fleece 15-23 micron generally 100 cents cheaper.

Second Shears

Crossbred shears including hogget shears 75mm & shorter 5% cheaper.

Oddments

Crossbred oddments all descriptions 10% cheaper

Passings

20% Passed In.

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Combined North & South Island, offering 12,000 bales, 3 December 2020.

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Fine wools mixed, coarser wools ease.

Comment

South Island only offering 8,500 bales.  The selection consisted of 25% crossbred fleece, 32-38 micron good/average style, 25% merino/halfbred fleece good style, 20% crossbred second shear/hogget shears up to 3/5″ generally good colour, 20% associated oddments, 5% reoffered lambs and 5% miscellaneous types.  A softer demand across most sectors resulted in a general ease in the market.  India Sub Continent and the Australasian carpet mills with some support from China produced the main demand during the course of the day.

Fleece Wools

Merino fleece, better styles 2% dearer, average styles 3% cheaper.

Halfbred fleece 23-25 micron 4% dearer, 26-27 micron 10% dearer, 28-30 micron 3% dearer.

All crossbred fleece types up to 5% cheaper.

Second Shears

Crossbred shears including hogget shears 75mm & shorter 2% cheaper.

Oddments

Better style clothing oddments fully firm.

Poorer style 5% cheaper.

Combing oddments all descriptions very firm.

Passings

15% Passed In.

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North Island only, offering 7,700 bales, 12 November 2020.

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market continues to rise.

Comment

North Island only offering 6,000 bales.  The selection consisted of 30% crossbred hogget fleece, 32-36 micron mainly good style, 8% crossbred fleece average to good style, 35% crossbred second shear/hogget shears bulk 75mm good colour, 19% associated oddments, 5% reoffered lambs and 3% miscellaneous types.  Keen widespread competition with most sectors operating.  Keen demand from India Sub Continent with support from China and Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece Wools

All fleece types 3% dearer.

Second Shears

Crossbred shears including hogget shears 75mm & shorter 7% dearer.

Oddments

Better style clothing oddments 10% dearer.

Combing oddments sellers favour.

Passings

4% Passed In.

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South Island only, offering 8,000 bales, 5 November 2020.

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market very strong.

Comment

South Island only offering 8,900 bales.  The selection consisted of 46% crossbred and crossbred hogget fleece, 32-36 micron mainly good/average  colour, 12% crossbred second shear/hogget shears bulk 75mm good colour, 10% associated oddments, 10% merino fleece 16-22 micron super style, 17% halfbred fleece, 23-28 micron super/good style and 5% miscellaneous types.  Keen widespread competition with most sectors operation strongly

Fleece Wools

Good colour crossbred fleece 8% dearer.

Poorer style 12% dearer.

Halfbred fleece 23-29 micron up to 20% dearer.

Merino Fleece extreme compared to last merino auction.

Second Shears

Crossbred shears including hogget shears 75/100mm & shorter up to 6.5% dearer.

Oddments

All descriptions 7% dearer.

Passings

5% Passed In.

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North Island only, offering 6,000 bales, 29 October 2020.

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market dearer.

Comment

North Island only offering 6,000 bales.  The selection consisted of 35% crossbred hogget fleece, 32-36 micron mainly good/average  colour, 30% crossbred second shear/hogget shears bulk 75-100mm good colour, 15% crossbred fleece good/average colour, 10% associated oddments, 5% lambs and 5% miscellaneous types.  Keen widespread competition with most sectors operation strongly

Fleece Wools

Good colour crossbred fleece 6% dearer.

Poorer style 3% dearer.

Second Shears

Crossbred shears including hogget shears 75/100mm & shorter up to 4% dearer.

Oddments

Clothing oddments 5% dearer.

Passings

2% Passed In.

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South Island only, offering 8,900 bales, 22 October 2020.

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Market dearer.

Comment

South Island only offering 8,300 bales.  The selection consisted of 35% crossbred/hogget wool, 32-36 micron mainly good/average colour, 15% second shear bulk 75-100mm good colour, 15% super style merino fleece bulk 15-18 micron, 15% halfbred fleece good style bulk 23-26.5 micron, 10% associated oddments, 5% lambs and 5% miscellaneous types.  Keen widespread competition with all sectors operating.

Fleece Wools

Good colour crossbred fleece 4.5% dearer.  Poorer styles sellers favour.

Merino fleece 18.5 micron and finer keenly sought after, 6.5% dearer.  19.0-20.0 micron 5% cheaper.

Halfbred fleece 22.0-26.5 micron 5% dearer.  27.0-30.0 micron firm.

Second Shears

75/100mm & shorter 4% dearer.

Oddments

Clothing oddments sellers favour.

Passings

11% Passed In.

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North Island only, offering 6,000 bales, 15 October 2020.