Oregon Weekly Hay
ML_GR313
Moses Lake, WA    Fri Feb 15, 2019    USDA - Market News 
                                                                               
Oregon Weekly Hay Report                                                       

   Compared to Feb 8:  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 weather has
slowed sales.  All sales in this report are 2018 crop year hay.  Many
growers are sold out for this crop year.          

Tons:  1442    Last Week:  1072    Last Year:  879                             

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Mixed Grass Five-Way
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  15  275.00-275.00  275.00     Retail/Stable     

Klamath Basin:                                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Mid Square                                                                 
      Fair                     34  120.00-120.00  120.00     Rain Damage       
    Small Square                                                               
      Supreme                 105  190.00-190.00  190.00                       
      Premium                  26  190.00-190.00  190.00     Retail/Stable     
      Good/Premium             52  175.00-175.00  175.00     Retail/Stable     

  Barley Straw                                                                 
    Small Square                                                               
      Utility                 150   65.00-65.00    65.00                       

Lake County:                                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Premium/Supreme        1000  200.00-200.00  200.00                       
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  30  200.00-200.00  200.00                       
                               30  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable     

Eastern Oregon: No New Sales Confirmed.                                        
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
            Portland.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
            www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/ML_GR313.txt
            www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketnews

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