Oregon Weekly Hay
ML_GR313
Moses Lake, WA    Fri Jan 11, 2019    USDA Market News 
                                  
Oregon Weekly Hay Report          
                
   Compared to Dec 21:  Prices trended generally steady compared to last 
report prices.  Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay.  
Contacts were difficult to get ahold of this week.  Recent holidays 
have slowed sales.  All sales in this report are 2018 crop year hay.  
Some growers are sold out for this crop year.

Tons:  2857    Last Week:  no report    Last Year:  1124 

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  30  225.00-225.00  225.00     Retail/Stable     

  Orchard Grass                                                                
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  67  225.00-250.00  232.09     Retail/Stable     

  Meadow Grass                                                                
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  50  215.00-215.00  215.00     Retail/Stable     

  Mixed Grass Five-Way                                                         
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                   5  275.00-275.00  275.00     Retail/Stable     

Eastern Oregon:                                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Good/Premium            200  135.00-135.00  135.00                       

  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                          
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  25  175.00-185.00  183.00     Retail/Stable     

  Orchard Grass                                                                
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                   5  175.00-175.00  175.00     Retail/Stable     

Klamath Basin:                                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Good                    300  160.00-160.00  160.00                       
                              150  165.00-165.00  165.00     Rain Damage       

  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                          
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                 100  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable     

Lake County:                                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Supreme                 605  198.00-210.00  204.30                       
      Premium                1200  190.00-190.00  190.00                       
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  30  200.00-200.00  200.00                       
                               30  250.00-250.00  250.00     Organic           
                               30  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable     
      Good                     30  150.00-150.00  150.00     Rain Damage, Weedy

Harney County: No New Sales Confirmed.                                         
                                                                               
Alfalfa hay test guidelines, (for domestic livestock use and not  
more than 10% grass), used with visual appearance and intent of sale 
Quantitative factors are approximate and many factors can affect     
feeding value.                                                       
                                                                     
             ADF     NDF     RFV     TDN-100%    TDN-90%   CP-100%   
 Supreme     <27     <34     >185      >62       >55.9       >22     
 Premium    27-29   34-36   170-185   60.5-62   54.5-55.9   20-22       
 Good       29-32   36-40   150-170    58-60    52.5-54.5   18-20       
 Fair       32-35   40-44   130-150    56-58    50.5-52.5   16-18       
 Utility     >35     >44     <130      <56       <50.5       <16        
                                                                        
   RFV calculated using the Wis/Minn formula.  TDN calculated using the 
western formula. Values based on 100% dry matter, TDN both 90% and 100%.
                                                                        
Source:     USDA Market News Service, Portland, OR
            Niki Davila 503-535-5001
            [email protected]
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