Fuhrmann NZ Market Report

Published August 23, 2018 by Helen Cameron

Market generally firm.

  • Comment
    North Island only selling today with 6,350 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of mainly good style second shear hoggets and second shear coarse crossbred.  There were associated clothing oddments generally average style.  There was also a limited selection of crossbred fleece good/average colour. Main competition from China and Europe with support from Australasian carpet mills and the Asian subcontinent.
  • Fleece
    Good/average colour fleece firm to buyers favour.
  • Second Shears
    Second shear hogget 32/33 micron up to 5% dearer.

    Coarse crossbred second shear buyers favour.

  • Short Oddments
    Good/average colour firm.

    Poor colour firm to sellers favour.

  • Passings
    12% Passed In.
  • Next Auction
    South Island only selling 30 August with 12,800 bales on offer.

Fleece Summary

Good/ave colour

Variation %: Buyers favour

Second Shears Summary

Hoggets 32/33 mic

Variation %: 5

Coarse crossbred

Variation %: Buyers favour

Short Oddments Summary

Good colour

Variation %:Firm

Poor colour

Variation %:Sellers favour