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Old 03-13-2023, 10:58 AM
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Guys, the lots and grades of our fur are listed for March 22nd auction. Hope the Asians have brought some real $$ money with them to this first site auction since pandemic.
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Old 03-13-2023, 11:50 AM
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This is the first year I shipped to furharvester auctions. Is the lots and grades on their website?
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Old 03-13-2023, 09:11 PM
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Yes. Log into your account and it's easy to find.
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Old 03-14-2023, 09:57 AM
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One of my fisher graded Select this year, sure hope FHA do not give such a quality fur away for peanuts.
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Old 03-15-2023, 01:58 PM
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I'm the past they have held selects over if asking price isn't reached.

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Old 03-15-2023, 06:18 PM
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Yes. Log into your account and it's easy to find.
How did you get a log in? Looked on the site and couldnít find a way to get a log in?
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Old 03-15-2023, 06:31 PM
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its at the topish in big letters that says login, trapper login.
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Old 03-16-2023, 06:08 AM
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How did you get a log in? Looked on the site and couldnít find a way to get a log in?
If itís your first time sending to auction or logging into site you need to actually phone fur harvesters theyíll hook you up.
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Old 03-16-2023, 05:46 PM
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A nice surprise; a top lot weasel (long tail of course)
Hear valuations on rats; beavers at nice levels, Beaver 20-35 US for fall; spring blankets. Rats 4-6 for 1X and larger. Letís hope buyers take the treble hook

Trappers need a bone Ö throw us one
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Old 03-16-2023, 09:37 PM
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Would be nice to see some of the inflation factor hit the raw fur market. I guess itís not a component of the consumer price index.🤪
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Old 03-17-2023, 11:48 AM
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spoke to cheryl yesterday because i couldn't get in either.....she said lots of guys were having trouble getting in and helped me. couple minutes and i was in. working fine now.
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Old 03-17-2023, 08:28 PM
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Thats funny! I called mary cuz i missed the clicky thingers myself!
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Old 03-21-2023, 10:38 AM
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I caught some of FHA auction online for wolves and marten. Some $40 -60US marten but still some very low prices for poorer grades. Did anyone catch the fisher prices.
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Old 03-21-2023, 02:39 PM
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Fur Harvesters has posted some auction results. Check your accounts.
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Old 03-21-2023, 05:30 PM
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They must of had a pretty good clearance on western coyotes. All but 2 of mine from last year sold.
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Old 03-21-2023, 05:37 PM
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Just checked, Averaged $45 US on Marten, and $12.50 for fox.
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Old 03-21-2023, 06:17 PM
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They must of had a pretty good clearance on western coyotes. All but 2 of mine from last year sold.
Clearance yes. Price no.
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Old 03-21-2023, 06:20 PM
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i'm definitely out until prices show some strength. average 24.00 before fha takes their share and it wouldn't have been that high except i had one @ 50 and one @ 38. guess next year will be for target practice only
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Old 03-21-2023, 07:38 PM
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Ave 34$ before deducts on 50, 13 unsold mostly D colors.

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Old 03-22-2023, 09:31 AM
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Select Fisher did not sell but next best one went for $52, all but one marten went, best were $47, only one coyote unsold best went $50. Good clearances of pelts this year but $50 US top prices not much to get excited about.
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Old 03-22-2023, 10:45 PM
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can't make any $ like that cam
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Old 03-23-2023, 06:31 AM
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At least the coyotes sold but it's a tough pill to swallow when you watch select heavies that were almost 200$ 2 years ago sell for 50$. I know it is what it is but It still hurts.
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Old 03-23-2023, 07:23 AM
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can't make any $ like that cam
Don't want or need to , may put me in a tax bracket ... if I was doing things to make money ,I wouldn't be farming ...lol..

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Old 03-23-2023, 07:25 AM
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I didn't have anything new this sale; just the unsolds from last year. Like others, my few coyotes cleared but only at mid 30s price. I even had a Select Heavy C that only brought $35. Only sold 8 of my 33 muskrats but the price was decent on those few at $7.60. My 8 squirrels sold for $1.50 each... not really helping with the retirement fund...lol.

All my #1 castor sold last year, but the #2 and #3 was held over for this sale. I don't have any listed as sold on my report yet and I didn't see castor listed in the order of sale. Does anyone know if castor moved at all?

I'm encouraged by the beaver price! I just dropped off 51 for the next sale, so hoping the price stays where it is or continues to climb
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Old 03-23-2023, 07:54 AM
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Castor always sells after the main auction. So hopefully right now.
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Old 03-24-2023, 08:53 PM
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Had great hopes on Muskrat for this sale, but the buyers selectively took the top and bottom lots only. I got 7.60 US on top and .50 - 2.60 on bottom. Perhaps next sale... Most of these rats have been "orphaned for awhile now. Valuations need to meet the market I guess.

US dollars below, on my shipment:

Great to see a staple of the fur market back - Beaver! 44 top, 17.50 low, 33 average...... on ALL sizes including Med and Sm. amazing.

What shocked me was how the prices kept rising during the Beaver auction, into the damages and smalls, culminating in a gob smacking $9.50 US for X Small DGD! Ha, pretty much says it all! An extra small just might cover the lap top I am typing on! ha some of the buyers were realizing that there would be no DEALS on that day, even on the marginal goods!

Will the market sustain an inevitable increase in production now? Thoughts guys? Next sale probably safe, with only 3 week window between auction results and last receiving date. Next winter.... all bets are off.

Marten a 66 high, 46.58 average, which is an improvement for sure

Coyotes (mostly left over from last year - "picked over" lower end) + C colors etc. I am Ok with 50 high, 29.36 average. Will ship the good coyotes on next sale.

Weasels did really well ... first top lot weasel for this trapper

Fox no sale

All in all, the fur market appears to have some life - even with all the geopolitical / economic issues going on in this crazy world!
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Old 03-25-2023, 08:02 AM
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My little test sample of coyotes all sold. High 49, low 22. Basically back to prices in 2000. Was looking at some of my nafa receipts from those years. I can live with that. Just need to hunt harder next year.
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Old 03-26-2023, 04:26 PM
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My coyote average was $46 cad on 70 and I had four damaged(?) that didnít sell
All leftovers from last year
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Old 03-26-2023, 09:17 PM
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Did the castor sale happen yet?
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Old 03-27-2023, 06:20 PM
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Did the castor sale happen yet?
My castor is still unsold as well....
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