Fuhrmann NZ Market Report

Published February 28, 2019 by Helen Cameron

Market tending dearer

  • Comment
    North Island only selling today with 13,000 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 50 percent average style fleece and shears, 35 percent lambs average to good colour, 28.0 to 31.0 micron and 15 percent average/inferior style oddments.  China/Australasian carpet mills main with support from the United Kingdom and Europe.
  • Fleece
    Good style 4.5% dearer.

    Poorer style sellers favour.

  • Second Shears
    All descriptions fully firm.
  • Lambs
    First lambs generally 2.5% dearer.
  • Oddments
    All descriptions 3.0% dearer.
  • Passings
    4% Passed In.
  • Next Auction
    South Island only selling 7th March with 13,000 bales on offer.

Fleece Summary

Good Style Fleece

Variation %:  4.5

Poorer Style Fleece

Variation %:  Sellers favour

Second Shears Summary

All Shears

Variation %: Fully firm


First Lambs

Variation %: 2.5


All descriptions

Variation %: 3