FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Crossbreds generally firm, but average fleece tending easier.  Halfbreds cheaper.

Comment

South Island only selling today with 10,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 30% good colour fleece, 35.0 to 40.0 micron, 20% average colour fleece 35.0 to 40.0 micron, 20% very good style second shear 33.0 to 38.0 micron, bulk 75mm, 10% associated oddments, 10% halfbred fleece, 25.0 to 30.0 micron and 10% miscellaneous types.  Limited competition with China, Europe main and support from the United Kingdom, India and Australasian carpet mills.

Fleece Wools

Good Style firm.

Average style tending buyers favour.

Halfbred Fleece generally 10% cheaper

Second Shears

Good style firm.

Oddments

All descriptions firm.

Passings

33% Passed In.

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North Island only selling with 7,200 bales on offer 22nd August.

Fleece Wools Summary

Good Style
Variation %: Firm

Average Style
Variation %: Buyers Favour

Halfbred Fleece
Variation %: 10

Second Shears Summary

Good Style
Variation %: Firm

Oddments

All descriptions
Variation %: Firm

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Generally firm, tending dearer.

Comment

North Island only selling today with 9,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 70% good style crossbred second shear, 36.0 to 40.0 micron bulk 3″, 15% associated oddments and 5% miscellaneous types.  Good competition with China and Australasian carpet mills main with support from the United Kingdom and the Continent.

Fleece Wools

Average style 7% dearer.

Second Shears

Good style firm.

Average style 7% dearer.

Oddments

All descriptions firm.

Passings

9% Passed In.

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South Island only selling with 8,900 bales on offer 1st August.

Fleece Wools Summary

Average Style
Variation %: 7

Second Shears Summary

Good Style

Variation %:  Firm

 Average Style

Variation %:  7

Oddments

All descriptions
Variation %: Firm

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Better style firm, rest buyers favour.

Comment

South Island only selling today with 12,500 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 45% crossbred fleece, 36.0 to 39.0 micron bulk 4/6″mainly average colour, some good style, 25% second shear 35.0 to 39.0 micron bulk 3″ very good colour, 10% associated oddments, 8% hafbred fleece, 25.0 to 30.0 micron average to good style, 5% average colour lambs and 7% miscellaneous types.  Reasonable competition with China and Indian Sub continent main with support from the United Kingdom and the Continent.

Fleece Wools

Good style very firm.

Poorer style buyers favour.

Halfbred fleece generally buyers favour.

Second Shears

All descriptions firm.

Oddments

All descriptions buyers favour.

Passings

22% Passed In.

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North Island only selling with 8,500 bales on offer 25th July.

Fleece Wools Summary

Good style crossbred fleece
Variation %: Very Firm

↓ Poorer style

Variation %: Buyers favour

↓ Halfbred Fleece

Variation %: Buyers favour

Second Shears Summary

All descriptions

Variation %:  Very firm

Oddments

↓ Clothing oddments
Variation %: Buyers favour

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Fleece firm, second shear and oddments buyers favour tending easier.

Comment

North Island only selling today with 10,500 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 73% crossbred second shear and early shorn good colour 35 to 40 micron, bulk 75mm.  Their was also 12% crossbred fleece of average colour and 10% clothing oddments average to inferior colour with 5% miscellaneous types.  Again reasonable competition with Australasian carpet mills and South East Asia main with support from the United Kingdom, Continent and China.

Fleece Wools

Crossbred fleece very firm.

Early shorn wool buyers favour.

Second Shears

Buyers favour.

Oddments

Clothing oddments 10 cents cheaper.

Passings

16% Passed In.

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South Island only selling with 12,500 bales on offer 18th July.

Fleece Wools Summary

All descriptions
Variation %: Very Firm

↓ Early shorn fleece

Variation %: Buyers favour

Second Shears Summary

↓ All descriptions

Variation %:  Buyers favour

Oddments

↓ Clothing oddments
Variation %: -10 cents

 

FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT

Summary

Fleece firm, second shear and oddments easier.

Comment

North Island offering 8,500 bales and South Island offering 12,000 bales.  The selection in the North Island was dominated by good colour second shear 3″, 33.0 to 40.0 micron.  The South Island offering was dominated by average colour fleece 3/5″ to 4/6″, 35.0 to 40.0 micron with associated oddments for both markets.  Reasonable competition with Australasian carpet mills, South East Asia main and support from United Kingdom, Continent and China.  This was the final auction of the 2018/2019 season.

Fleece Wools

Good colour crossbred fleece firm.

Poorer style crossbred fleece firm.

Second Shears

All descriptions 10 cents cheaper.

Oddments

All descriptions generally 10 cents cheaper.

Passings

20% Passed In.

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North Island only selling with 10,000 bales on offer 11th July.

Fleece Wools Summary

Good colour
Variation %: Firm

Poorer style
Variation %: Firm

Second Shears Summary

↓ All descriptions

Variation %:  -10 cents

Oddments

↓ All descriptions
Variation %: -10 cents

 

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.

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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