CVM and Icelandic Fleece Prices

Discussion in 'Sheep' started by DMC_OH, Apr 27, 2006.

  1. DMC_OH

    DMC_OH Well-Known Member

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    Hi Everyone,

    I hope I can find the answer to my question here.

    What is the cost of a skirted CVM and Icelandic fleece. Per pound. I am talking with someone (no names here) and I feel like she is charging way to much for these two fleeces. Below is what I was sent for prices. Please let me know your feed back. Personally I have paid $7.00 a pound for nice very clean raw CVM. Now the reason I am asking is because (no names here) and I are working on a trade.... Thanks for your help, DMC_OH

    Icelandic Adult $15/lb.

    Icelandic Lamb $20/lb.

    CVM Adult $25/lb.

    Roving:

    Icelandic Roving Adult $2.50/oz. $32/lb.

    Icelandic Roving Lamb $3.00/oz. $40/lb.

    CVM Roving $3.50/oz. $50/lb.

    All fleeces are heavily skirted and free of vegetative matter.
     
  2. kesoaps

    kesoaps Well-Known Member

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    Well, a fleece is worth what someone will pay, I suspect. Typically, I see icelandic fleeces selling for $10 adult, $12-15 lamb. Do a quick google search. Maybe in certain regions it goes for more? Also, take into account whether it's been cleaned/skirted or if it's straight off the animal. That will effect the price (the prices I mentioned are straight off the critter, no cleaning involved!)
     

  3. MommaSasquatch

    MommaSasquatch Well-Known Member

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    From what I saw when I was pricing out online what to charge for mine (Icelandic) I would say that those prices were within the range but toward the higher end.
     
  4. DMC_OH

    DMC_OH Well-Known Member

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    Ok Thanks! I just wanted to know if this was fair or what. DMC_OH
     
  5. Patty0315

    Patty0315 Well-Known Member

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    Its a fair price for good wool. You cannot compare Icelandic wool to any other sheeps wool.