Fuhrmann NZ Market Report

Published August 30, 2018 by Helen Cameron

Market generally dearer.

  • Comment
    South Island only selling today with 12,830 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of mainly good style fleece wool and second shear hoggets average 75mm.  There was a reasonable selection of halfbred fleece 24.0 to 28.5 micron.  There was a limited selection of merinos of 22.0 micron and finer.  Very keen competition with China and Europe main with support from the United Kingdom and Australasian carpet mills.
  • Fleece
    22.0 micron & finer 5% dearer.

    Good colour crossbred fleece 33.0 to 39.0 micron 5% dearer.

  • Second Shears
    All types 3% dearer.
  • Combing Oddments
    All types up 10%
  • Short Oddments
    All types 7% dearer.
  • Passings
    13% Passed In.
  • Next Auction
    North Island only selling 6 September with 6,500 bales on offer.

Fleece Summary

22.0 micron & finer

Variation %: 5

Good colour 33.0-39.0mic

Variation %: 5

Second Shears Summary

All types

Variation %: 3

Combing Oddments

All types

Variation %:10