FUHRMANN NZ MARKET REPORT
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.
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.
75/100mm & shorter 4% dearer.
Clothing oddments sellers favour.
11% Passed In.
North Island only, offering 6,000 bales, 15 October 2020.