Fuhrmann NZ Market Report

Published January 10, 2019 by Helen Cameron

Market tending dearer.

  • Comment
    North & South Island selling today offering 10,100 ex North and 5,600 bales ex South.  The selection consisted of mainly crossbred fleece and shears 34.0 to 38.0 micron, with some good colour but mostly poorer style/colour.  There was a small offering of new seasons lambs 28.0 to 30.0 micron, good colour.  Oddments all descriptions but generally poorer colour available.  China main with support from the United Kingdom, the Sub Continent and Australasian carpet mills.
  • Fleece
    Best colour/style fleeces 2.5% dearer.

    Good colour firm.

    Poorer style fleece 2% dearer.

  • Second Shears
    All descriptions very firm.
  • Lambs
    Washing Lambs

    28.0 to 30.0 micron very firm.

  • Oddments
    All descriptions up to 3% dearer.
  • Passings
    Combined Islands 5% Passed In.
  • Next Auction
    North Island only selling 17th January with approximately 9,500 bales on offer.

Fleece Summary

Good Style Fleece

Variation %:  2.5

Good Colour Fleece

Variation %:  Firm

Poorer Style Fleece

Variation %:  2

Second Shears Summary

Good Style Shears

Variation %: Very firm


28.0-30.0 mic

Variation %: Very Firm


All descriptions

Variation %: 3