Portland, OR Tue, May 1, 2012 USDA Market News
Pacific Northwest Weekly Feedstuffs
All prices are quoted per ton, unless otherwise noted.
Pacific Northwest Market Summary: Feed ingredient offers ended the reporting week on
Tuesday, May 1, mixed, mostly higher, compared to last Tuesday's offers. Soybean meal,
canola meal, corn, and distillers dried grains offers were higher, while meat and bone
meal offers were steady to higher. Offers for suncured alfalfa pellets and wheat
millrun were steady. Barley and whole cottonseed offers were mixed.
Oilseed Meal Markets: Offers for 47 percent protein Soybean Meal, for nearby rail
delivery, were 459.20-472.20, 17.50 to 19.50 per ton higher than last week's offers.
Soybean meal basis offers were 25.00-38.00 per ton over the July soybean meal futures
close of 434.20. Last Tuesday's basis offers were 24.00-39.00 per ton over the July
soybean meal futures close of 415.70. Offers for soybean meal truck delivered to the
Willamette Valley were 481.20-487.20 per ton, 17.50 to 20.50 per ton higher than week
ago offers. Offers for nearby rail delivered Canola Meal, 34 to 36 percent protein,
were 350.20-360.00, 28.30 to 35.20 per ton higher than week ago offers. Truck delivered
canola meal offers, 34 to 36 percent protein, were 365.20-375.00, 28.30 to 35.20 higher
than week ago offers.
Whole Cottonseed: Whole Cottonseed offers for delivery to points in the Pacific
Northwest from the Midsouth in single boxcars were 375.00-389.00 per ton, mixed, from
9.00 lower to 5.00 higher than week ago offers. Offers for whole cottonseed trans-
loaded onto trucks and delivered to Willamette Valley dairies were 390.00-404.00 per
ton, also mixed, from 9.00 lower to 5.00 higher than week ago offers.
Animal Proteins: Offers for 46 to 50 percent protein Meat and Bone Meal, FOB Seattle
plants, were 380.00 with no recent price comparison available. Offers for meat and bone
meal truck delivered to Portland and the Willamette Valley were 430.00-475.00, steady to
20.00 higher than last week's offers. Bids were higher due to good demand and limited
Wheat Millrun: Feed mill offers for Wheat Millrun for nearby delivery, loaded truck
FOB the flour mill in Portland, had limited offers at 210.00, steady compared to week
ago offers. Offers for wheat millrun truck delivered to the Willamette Valley were also
steady with week ago offers at 222.00. Flour mill offers for wheat millrun rail
delivered to Portland on the Burlington Northern Line from eastern Washington and
eastern Oregon were 155.00 for May through September delivery, steady with last week's
offers for the same delivery period. Offers for wheat millrun FOB eastern Oregon and
eastern Washington for May through September delivery were 160.00, steady with week ago
offers for the same delivery period, and offers for October through December delivery
were 165.00, steady with week ago offers.
Alfalfa Products: Offers for Suncured Alfalfa Pellets, 15 percent protein, delivered
by truck to the Willamette Valley were 348.00, steady with last week's offers.
Distillers Dried Grains: Offers for Distillers Dried Grains delivered by rail to
feed mills in the Pacific Northwest were 260.00-264.00, 4.00 to 6.00 higher compared to
week ago offers. Offers for distillers dried grains trans-loaded onto trucks and
delivered to Willamette Valley dairies were 275.00-282.00, 3.00 to 7.00 higher compared
to week ago offers.
Coarse Feeding Grains: Offers for US 2 Barley for nearby delivery to Portland in
single rail cars for domestic use were not well tested, but were indicated at 259.00-
260.00, mixed, from 14.00 lower to 4.00 higher compared to week ago offers. Offers for
US 2 Barley truck delivered to the Willamette Valley were 265.00-266.00, steady to 3.00
lower compared to week ago offers. US 2 Yellow Corn offers for rail delivery to points
north of Seattle were 283.25-284.75, 9.25 to 10.00 per ton higher than week ago offers.
Offers for US 2 Yellow Corn rail delivered to points in the Seattle area were 280.75-
281.00, 9.50 to 9.75 per ton higher compared to last week's offers. Offers for US 2
Yellow Corn rail delivered to Portland were 10.00 to 11.00 per ton higher, from 278.25-
280.00. Offers for US 2 Yellow Corn truck delivered to the Willamette Valley were
278.25-292.00 per ton, 7.00 to 8.50 per ton higher compared to last Tuesday's offers.
US 2 Yellow Corn offers for truck delivery to the Yakima Valley were 7.50 to 18.00 per
ton higher than week ago offers at 267.50-280.75. Chicago July corn futures closed at
6.29, 21 cents higher than last Tuesday's July corn futures close of 6.08. Offers for
US 2 Heavy White Oats were not available.
Portland Weekly Feed
Wholesale Feedstuff Prices per ton bulk in truck or carlots, delivered to
the Northwest Coast.
47 pct Solvent Soybean Meal
Rail delivered 459.20-472.20 up 19.50-17.50
34-36 pct Canola Meal Rail 350.20-360.00 up 35.20-28.30
Truck 365.20-375.00 up 35.20-28.30
46 to 50 pct Meat and Bone Meal
FOB Production Point 430.00-475.00 up 20.00-unch
17 pct Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal NA
15 pct Suncured Alfalfa Pellets 348.00 unch
Wheat Millrun FOB Flour Mills western
Oregon and Washington
(reseller offers) 210.00 unch
Rail 375.00-389.00 up 5.00-dn 9.00
Truck 390.00-404.00 up 5.00-dn 9.00
Distillers Dried Grains
Rail feed mill 260.00-264.00 up 6.00-4.00
Truck delivered dairy 275.00-282.00 up 3.00-7.00
Whole feeding grains in dollars per ton, bulk FOB Northwest Coast
US 2 48 LBS Barley 259.00-260.00 up 4.00-dn 14.00
US 2 Yellow Corn
Single rail car delivery-
North of Seattle 283.25-284.75 up 9.25-10.00
Seattle area 280.75-281.00 up 9.75-9.50
Portland area 278.25-280.00 up 11.00-10.00
Rail-Truck Willamette Valley 278.25-292.00 up 8.50-7.00
Rail Yakima Valley NA
Truck Yakima Valley 267.50-280.75 up 7.50-18.00
US 2 Heavy White Oats NA
Source: USDA Market News Service, Portland, OR
Niki Davila 503-326-2237 Portland.LGMN@ams.usda.gov
24 hour price information 503-326-2022
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