RESULTS
SALE - FEBRUARY 14, 2003
Canadian Dollars

 
Despite all the uncertainty in the world at this time, the results of the February 14, 2003 sale were remarkable. Long haired goods saw tremendous advances over December's levels. As well, beaver advanced 15%. The strong position taken by Greece and the attendance of new Russian accounts drove this much needed advancement.

Otter advanced 45% due to strong competition from new players hungry for this item.

Lynx and Lynx Cat realized the highest increases with both items advancing 90% thanks to the position taken by Greece and Italy.

Top Bundle of Beaver purchased by Musi of Montreal

Eastern Beaver Part Lot Details - Top Price Select Lot - $162.80

BEAVER

0-1

2

3

4

5

6

7

I PT II

-

-

35.52 - 44.40

28.86 - 32.56

22.94 - 26.64

-

-

I & II HVY

63.64 - 71.04

44.40 - 50.32

37.00 - 41.44

26.64 - 32.56

21.46 - 24.42

19.24 - 21.46

-

SEMI

44.40 - 48.84

32.56 - 35.52

26.64 - 28.12

20.72 - 25.16

17.76 - 22.94

14.06 - 17.02

11.84

LT

26.64 - 29.60

29.60 - 32.56

22.20 - 24.42

20.72 - 23.68

14.80 - 19.24

10.36 - 11.84

unsold

GD SLT HVY

42.92 - 45.88

29.60 - 35.52

26.64 - 29.60

21.46 - 25.90

19.98 - 22.20

13.32 - 16.28

-

GD SLT SEMI

32.56 - 37.00

28.86 - 31.08

16.28 - 26.64

19.24 - 23.68

16.28 - 20.72

6.66

-

SLT DGD

UNSOLD

23.68 - 25.16

13.32 - 24.42

14.80 - 19.98

10.36 - 13.32

5.92 - 7.40

unsold

REG SLT

14.80 - 22.20

16.28 - 17.76

9.62 - 10.36

8.88

6.66

2.96 - 4.44

-

II

14.06

11.84

7.40

-

-

-

unsold

GD DGD

17.02 - 17.76

13.32

11.84

8.14

6.66

3.70

2.22

IV & DGD

unsold

4.44

3.70

2.96

2.22

2.22

-

Specie

Offered

% Sold

Average

Top
Quote

Beaver

30,263

94%

Sect I - $26.76
Sect III - $11.07
Overall - $24.57

$162.80
+15%

Wild Mink

7,254

76%

$14.40

$21.46
Unchanged to current

Sable
17,893
89% Overall - $47.17
Eastern - $44.75
NWT - $68.64
$88.80
+10% to opening levels

Otter

2,321

100%

$150.95

$229.40
+45%

Fisher

7,345

74%

$37.53

$47.36
Unchanged

Lynx

809

97%

$149.54

$222.00
+90%

Lynx Cat

473

90%

Eastern - $149.97

$266.40
New Higher Levels

Muskrats

44,287

85%

$4.04

$8.29
Firm

Raccoon

98,765

Cdn 85%
Eastern P/L - Limited Demand

Overall - $17.01
Canadian P/L - $19.21

Wisc/Minn - $23.15

$39.96
-

Coyote

2,186

91%

Western - $68.05
Eastern - $40.03

$94.72
+10% Very Strong

Red Fox

4,428

97%

$44.09

$82.88
Very Firm

Cross Fox

301

99%

$61.01

$76.96
-

Arctic Fox

494

96%

$28.43

$37.00
-

Timber Wolf

153

65%

$160.54

$518.00
-

Wolverine

33

61%
$242.35 $310.80
-

Grey Fox

438

98%

$20.35

$34.04
+30%

Wild Silver Fox

58

90%
$38.94 $57.72
-

RANCH FOX

Ranch silver fox sold to keen competition with prices increasing 20%-25% depending on the grade over February 2002 levels. Pale colour phase achieved the highest prices, followed closely by medium and X-pale colours. Darks continue to struggle. Italy, New York, and Canada were the biggest takers with strong competition from Japan and China.

Ranch shadow sold well at recent international levels, while ranch blue fox saw selective demand.

Ranch Cross Fox: Excellent demand Top $155.40 Cdn
Ranch Red Fox: Strong demand Top $124.32 Cdn

Ranch Silver Fox - Details

SIZE

GRADE

X-PALE

PALE

MED

DARK
00
A
$133.20
$115.44 - $142.08
$94.72 - $133.20
$81.40
B
$94.72
$82.88 - $124.32
$94.72 - $100.64
$71.04
C
-
$91.76
-
-
0
A
$106.56 - $115.44
$103.60 - $127.28
$91.76 - $109.52
$81.40
B
-
$74.00 - $109.52
$66.60 - $85.84
$71.04
C
-
$59.20 - $82.88
$66.60
-
1
A
$85.84
$82.88 - $100.64
$82.88
$76.96
B
-
$79.92 - $88.80
$59.20 - $76.96
-
C
-
$79.92
-
-
00-0
GD SLT DGD PALE
$85.84
GD SLT DGD MED
$69.56

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