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FHA Cat Prices #6552747
06/10/19 04:53 PM
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Prices are listed on my account

Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6552752
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Just looked, wish I hadn't. frown

Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6552804
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Wished they would fix the dang website so I could get in my account

Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6552808
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Have yet to fix it and have had 2 auctions now with no attempt at fixing.

Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6552827
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Iím sure the pony express is racing through Canada as we speak getting the results to North Bay


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Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6552832
06/10/19 06:54 PM
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Coming from Helsinki, Finland, I imagine the results are on a Viking long boat, being rowed by disgruntled mink ranchers. LOL

Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6552838
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Mike c and Andrew what were your grades and prices

Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6552839
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My results are posted on my account a couple hours ago.

Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6552903
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Is anyone willing to share how they did?

Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553018
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Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553026
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7859 2X-1X I-II SEMI SPOTTED C-D 9707359 1 $20.00 $20.00
7865 LG I-II SEMI B 9707341 1 $60.00 $60.00

I knew they didnít have the best bellies but ouch. All cats were caught after January 1st. Northeast Kansas cats
2 of the 3 were adult Males


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Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553032
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55 buck avg on 2 marten(xl selects) left over.

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Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553036
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I only sold 2 Arkansas cats, one was average and one was poor. $38 and $10, not much to go on.

Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: trapfurfun] #6553039
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Originally Posted by trapfurfun
7848 2X-1X I-II HVY BLUE C-D 9707362 1 $30.00 $30.00
7859 2X-1X I-II SEMI SPOTTED C-D 9707359 1 $20.00 $20.00
7865 LG I-II SEMI B 9707341 1 $60.00 $60.00

I knew they didnít have the best bellies but ouch. All cats were caught after January 1st. Northeast Kansas cats
2 of the 3 were adult Males

That's depressing

Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553043
06/10/19 10:41 PM
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My eastern KS cats Avg $26 and change, about the same lot #s as trapsfurfun without the $60cat.

Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553057
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Not very happy with the first cat....

Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553058
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All my fur I shipped this year seemed to grade poorly . I hand picked my coon and I had a lot of damaged coons, I thought I threw out everything that was damaged, very few tick bites and no scratch neck.not a big sample but was really disappointed in the grades. I have averaged less for my coons but I donít think they have ever graded this poorly.


In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks--John Muir
Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553065
06/10/19 11:07 PM
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Where are you from trapsforfun


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Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: trapperne] #6553250
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Top lot price? Any good Western cat prices?

Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553274
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Top lot was somewhere around 2,000.
One guy I know from Colorado had one in it.

Really not much good news come out of that sale.

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Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Boco] #6553297
06/11/19 11:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Boco
55 buck avg on 2 marten(xl selects) left over.


Could be headed back to the bad ole days of 3xl xxl xl marten all lotted together?


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Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553325
06/11/19 12:20 PM
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Keep posting. I'm feeling better and better about my Georgia cats...

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Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553332
06/11/19 12:31 PM
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...and these dozen cats were not very pretty. Most were very narrow and cloudy bellied. Odd why better cats are caught from same properties one winter and not so good next winter.
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Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553333
06/11/19 12:33 PM
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Looks like he made his money on 3 dollar coon,Swamp.
Your cat and otter price looks to be in line with the market.
Fur finish on animals can vary from year to year.

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Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Boco] #6553340
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Originally Posted by Boco
Looks like he made his money on 3 dollar coon,Swamp.
Your cat and otter price looks to be in line with the market.
Fur finish on animals can vary from year to year.

Yeah....he may have made .50 per pelt on those $3 coons....lol. Based on Central coon sales recently. But Gary says they can move as many of these low grade coons as he can buy....probably cause they're buying them so cheap.Coons here are short nap and dont get big either. In over 40 years of trapping I have caught and seen less than a dozen or so coons that would go 4x. Never saw a 5x. 3x is not the norm either. If it wasnt for a legal meat market in a nearby state the current sale price would be rough to accept.

I high-graded coons in the field too.....mediums and smalls along with scab/scar necks out.

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Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553348
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From a distance they look good...just not northern quality up close..lol.

Working with what we got down here....lol. Market depression hits us first and leaves us last down south.

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Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553351
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I sold 6 cats at a $328 average. 2 B bellies and 4 C bellies. None of the higher graded cats sold.

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Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553361
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When fur is in great demand and a buyer can see that they can do with a lower class and still sell product at the demand, most times for production to make best of the expenditure they will buy lower class inventory and make
A better return on the expense. Itís done in most any kind of demand verseís need production,,,the problem with fur is the lag time of harvest and production need for the next season,,a very large reason for watching trends of buying economies using fur for our dollar return in making harvests the next year !


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Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Swamp Wolf] #6553397
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Originally Posted by Swamp Wolf
From a distance they look good...just not northern quality up close..lol.

Working with what we got down here....lol. Market depression hits us first and leaves us last down south.

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Any coon pic with palmetto's in the background is gonna be a little rough. Either way, nice work. I try and think of the overall population reduction benefits during the low market times. Makes it sting not so bad, I guess?


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Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553458
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Yeah....palm tree in my yard down here near Florida. But coons came from middle Ga at South Carolina line.


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Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553535
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Sold all my fur to Groeny except for Red Fox and Bobcats, they went to FHA. Not one of those 12 pelts sold. Woof.

Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Swamp Wolf] #6553838
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Originally Posted by Swamp Wolf
Originally Posted by Boco
Looks like he made his money on 3 dollar coon,Swamp.
Your cat and otter price looks to be in line with the market.
Fur finish on animals can vary from year to year.

Yeah....he may have made .50 per pelt on those $3 coons....lol. Based on Central coon sales recently. But Gary says they can move as many of these low grade coons as he can buy....probably cause they're buying them so cheap.


This reminds me of a thread on here a few years back, "who establishes the market". Is it the auctions, or the country buyers, or the end user? I have to think that as long as there is a country buyer providing an endless supply of low grade coon this cheap it will be hard to see much advancement in the market. Maybe we have finally answered that question.

Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553938
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I averaged $217 on the 4 cats out of 11 that were sent up. My better cats were held over. I think FHA didn't do themselves or the sellers any favors by consistently moving their cat sales to a week after NAFA for every sale this year. I can't figure that one out.

Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6553956
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I was certainly hopeing for better considering I got less then the local buyer offered 79$ vs 100$ Ave

Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: DROCK] #6553996
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Originally Posted by DROCK
Sold all my fur to Groeny except for Red Fox and Bobcats, they went to FHA. Not one of those 12 pelts sold. Woof.


Real question is did you learn anything ???????

Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: furiousfarmer] #6554035
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Originally Posted by furiousfarmer
I averaged $217 on the 4 cats out of 11 that were sent up. My better cats were held over. I think FHA didn't do themselves or the sellers any favors by consistently moving their cat sales to a week after NAFA for every sale this year. I can't figure that one out.


NAFA didn't fare much better. The harsh reality is even the cat market is struggling top to bottom.


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Re: FHA Cat Prices [Re: Mike C] #6554187
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Trump Tarrifs are making my cage traps expensive to build.

I think they have a lot to do with low interest in high end garments overseas.

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