Greeley, CO Fri Oct 24, 2014 USDA - CO Dept of Ag Market News
California Hay Report
Compared to last week: Prices reported FOB at the stack or barn unless
otherwise noted. Regions are defined at bottom of report.
***Due to unforeseen circumstances this report is not available this week. The
next available report will be on Friday, October 31, 2014.***
Region 1: North Inter-Mountain: Siskiyou, Modoc, Shasta, Lassen, and Plumas.
Region 2: Sacramento Valley: Tehama, Glenn, Butte, Colusa, Sutter, Yuba,
Sierra, Nevada, Placer, Yolo, El Dorado, Solano, Sacramento, Amador, and
Region 3: Northern San Joaquin Valley: San Joaquin, Calaveras, Stanislaus,
Tuolumne, Mono, Merced, Mariposa.
Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley: Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare, and
Region 5: Southern California: Kern, Northeast Los Angeles, and Western San
Region 6: Southeast California: Eastern San Bernardino, Riverside, and
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 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
ADF = Acid Detergent Fiber; NDF = Neutral Detergent Fiber; RFV = Relative
Feed Value; TDN = Total Digestible nutrients. 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-CO Dept of Ag Market News Service, Greeley, CO
Randy Hammerstrom 970-353-9750