New Zealand Wool Market Report (15 September 2022)

New Zealand Wool Market Report (15 September 2022)

Only the South Island was selling this week with 7,055 bales on offer.  The selection consisted of 25% crossbred fleece good style 35.0 to 38.0 micron, bulk 75/150mm, 11% crossbred fleece poorer style 35.0 to 37.0 micron, bulk 75/150mm, 10% crossbred hogget fleece, good style 31.0 to 34.0 micron, 15% crossbred/hogget second shear good colour 33.0 to 37.0 micron bulk 75mm, 10% halfbred fleece 24.0 to 27.0 micron, 7% merino fleece 18.5 micron and finer, 20% associated oddments and 2% miscellaneous types. 

The main competition was India, the Continent and United Kingdom, supported by local carpet mills.

Fleece: Crossbred fleece good colour up to 10% cheaper. Halfbreds 1.5% cheaper. Merinos mainly firm however 16.0 to 17.5 micron sellers favour.

Second Shears: Crossbred & Hogget average colour buyers favour. Good colour up to 4% dearer.

Oddments: Combing oddments fully firm. Clothing oddments 5% cheaper. 20% passed in.

Next Auction – North Island only offering 7,314 bales Thursday 22nd September.

Source: Helen Cameron, Schneider New Zealand