Portland, OR Tue, May 8, 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 8, mixed, compared to last Tuesday's offers. Distillers dried grains
offers were higher, while barley offers were steady to higher. Offers for wheat
millrun, canola meal, meat and bone meal, and soybean meal were lower, while offers for
whole cottonseed were steady to lower. Corn offers were mixed, and suncured alfalfa
pellets offers were steady.
Oilseed Meal Markets: Offers for 47 percent protein Soybean Meal, for nearby rail
delivery, were 444.30-455.30, 14.90 to 16.90 per ton lower than last week's offers.
Soybean meal basis offers were 27.00-38.00 per ton over the July soybean meal futures
close of 417.30. Last Tuesday's basis offers were 25.00-38.00 per ton over the July
soybean meal futures close of 434.20. Offers for soybean meal truck delivered to the
Willamette Valley were 464.30-470.30 per ton, 16.90 per ton lower than week ago offers.
Offers for nearby rail delivered Canola Meal, 34 to 36 percent protein, were 333.30-
352.00, 8.00 to 16.90 per ton lower than week ago offers. Truck delivered canola meal
offers, 34 to 36 percent protein, were 348.30-367.00, also 8.00 to 16.90 lower than week
Whole Cottonseed: Whole Cottonseed offers for delivery to points in the Pacific
Northwest from the Midsouth in single boxcars were 375.00-383.00 per ton, steady to 6.00
lower than week ago offers. Offers for whole cottonseed trans-loaded onto trucks and
delivered to Willamette Valley dairies were 390.00-398.00 per ton, also steady to 6.00
lower than week ago offers.
Animal Proteins: Offers for 46 to 50 percent protein Meat and Bone Meal, FOB Seattle
plants, were 380.00, steady with week ago offers. Offers for meat and bone meal truck
delivered to Portland and the Willamette Valley were 400.00-450.00, 25.00 to 30.00 lower
than last week's offers.
Wheat Millrun: Feed mill offers for Wheat Millrun for nearby delivery, loaded truck
FOB the flour mill in Portland, had limited offers at 195.00, 15.00 lower compared to
week ago offers. Offers for wheat millrun truck delivered to the Willamette Valley were
also 15.00 lower than week ago offers at 207.00. 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 264.00-275.00, 4.00 to 11.00 higher compared to
week ago offers. Offers for distillers dried grains trans-loaded onto trucks and
delivered to Willamette Valley dairies were 282.00-290.00, 7.00 to 8.00 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 260.00-
269.00, 1.00 to 9.00 higher compared to week ago offers. Offers for US 2 Barley truck
delivered to the Willamette Valley were 265.00-276.00, steady to 10.00 higher compared
to week ago offers. US 2 Yellow Corn offers for rail delivery to points north of
Seattle were 282.50-283.25, 75 cents to 1.50 per ton lower than week ago offers. Offers
for US 2 Yellow Corn rail delivered to points in the Seattle area were 279.00-280.75, 25
cents to 1.75 per ton lower compared to last week's offers. Offers for US 2 Yellow Corn
rail delivered to Portland were 50 to 75 cents per ton lower, from 277.75-279.25.
Offers for US 2 Yellow Corn truck delivered to the Willamette Valley were 287.25-294.00
per ton, 2.00 to 9.00 per ton higher compared to last Tuesday's offers. US 2 Yellow
Corn offers for truck delivery to the Yakima Valley were 2.25 per ton lower than week
ago offers at 265.25-278.50. Chicago July corn futures closed at 6.23, six cents lower
than last Tuesday's July corn futures close of 6.29. 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 444.30-455.30 dn 14.90-16.90
34-36 pct Canola Meal Rail 333.30-352.00 dn 16.90-8.00
Truck 348.30-367.00 dn 16.90-8.00
46 to 50 pct Meat and Bone Meal
FOB Production Point 400.00-450.00 dn 30.00-25.00
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) 195.00 dn 15.00
Rail 375.00-383.00 unch-dn 6.00
Truck 390.00-398.00 unch-dn 6.00
Distillers Dried Grains
Rail feed mill 264.00-275.00 up 4.00-11.00
Truck delivered dairy 282.00-290.00 up 7.00-8.00
Whole feeding grains in dollars per ton, bulk FOB Northwest Coast
US 2 48 LBS Barley 260.00-269.00 up 1.00-9.00
US 2 Yellow Corn
Single rail car delivery-
North of Seattle 282.50-283.25 dn 0.75-1.50
Seattle area 279.00-280.75 dn 1.75-0.25
Portland area 277.75-279.25 dn 0.50-0.75
Rail-Truck Willamette Valley 287.25-294.00 up 2.00-9.00
Rail Yakima Valley NA
Truck Yakima Valley 265.25-278.50 dn 2.25
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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