On the 23rd wool auction of 2019/2020 sale season, the merino wool indicator decreased by 0.7% to close on 17789c per kg clean wool The average clean wool market indicators for good quality long fleece wool (MF4/MF5) with a tenstile strength of 35 (NKT) were as follows: 

Fibrediameter (µ) 

CWP* PM** 

Fibrediameter (µ) 

CWP* 

PM** 

    *Clean wool price 

    **Price movement 

 

18 µ 

19115 (-5,1%) 

21 µ 

18032 

(-2,2%) 

19 µ 

18450 (-5,1%) 

22 µ 

18012 

(-1,1%) 

20 µ 

18225 (-3,3%) 

 

 

 

 The key buyers from the previous sale were: Lempriere S A (2,948 bales), Standard Wool (1,928 bales),  G Modiano (1,655 bales). Of the 9,348 bales offered 8,537 bales were declared sold (91%). 

Highest prices achieved on the auction were as follows: 

TOP 10 HOF PRODUCERS 

 

Area 

Descr. 

AWEX Type 

Mic 

Clean 

NKT 

Price 

1. S & S Farming Trust 

Stutterheim 

BH 

MWF5E.68 

18.1µ 

68.1% 

50 

13200c 

2. S & S Farming Trust 

Stutterheim 

AMY 

MF4E.81 

18.5µ 

68.7% 

35 

13160c 

3. SJ Van Heerden 

Cradock 

AM 

MF4E.89 

21.4µ 

70.6% 

49 

12930c 

4. SD Hobson CC 

Graaff-Reinet 

CL 

MWF4E.60 

16.5µ 

65.1% 

54 

12920c 

5. SD Hobson CC 

Graaff-Reinet 

DL 

MLF4E.40 

15.9µ 

62.7% 

 

12900c 

6. SD Hobson CC 

Graaff-Reinet 

BM 

MF4E.78 

18.1µ 

64.9% 

41 

12840c 

7. S & S Farming Trust 

Stutterheim 

AM 

MF5E.97 

20.5µ 

65.2% 

26 

12790c 

8. S & S Farming Trust 

Stutterheim 

AFY 

MF4E.89 

19.0µ 

65.8% 

36 

12600c 

9. S & S Farming Trust 

Stutterheim 

AM 

MF4E.111 

20.6µ 

64.6% 

31 

12590c 

10. GL Knoetze 

Klipplaat 

BL 

MWF4S.80 

17.5µ 

61.5% 

44 

12500c 

 The next auction will take place on the 19th of March 2020.