Portland, OR Tue Feb 5, 2013 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, February 5, mixed, compared to last week's offers. Canola meal and soybean
meal offers trended higher, while distillers dried grains and meat and bone meal offers
were steady to higher. Offers for whole cottonseed and wheat millrun trended lower.
Suncured alfalfa pellets, barley and oats offers trended steady, while corn offers
Oilseed Meal Markets: Offers for 47 percent protein Soybean Meal, for nearby rail
delivery, were 489.50-500.50, 14.80 per ton higher than last week's offers. Soybean
meal basis offers were 51.00 to 62.00 per ton over the March soybean meal futures of
438.50. Week ago soybean meal basis offers were 51.00 to 62.00 per ton over the March
soybean meal futures of 423.70. Offers for soybean meal truck delivered to the
Willamette Valley were 508.50-515.50, also 14.80 per ton higher than week ago offers.
Offers for nearby rail delivered Canola Meal, 34 to 36 percent protein, were 365.00-
366.50, 8.50 to 13.30 per ton higher than week ago offers. Truck delivered canola meal
offers, 34 to 36 percent protein, were 380.00-381.50, also 8.50 to 13.30 per ton 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 375.00-380.00 per ton, 5.00 to 10.00
lower compared to week ago offers. Offers for whole cottonseed trans-loaded onto trucks
and delivered to Willamette Valley dairies were 390.00-395.00 per ton, also 5.00 to
10.00 lower compared to week ago offers.
Animal Proteins: Offers for 46 to 50 percent protein Meat and Bone Meal, FOB Seattle
plants, were 365.00, steady with last week's offers. Offers for meat and bone meal
truck delivered to Portland and the Willamette Valley were 370.00-380.00, steady to
10.00 higher 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 240.00, 10.00 lower compared to
week ago offers. Offers for wheat millrun truck delivered to the Willamette Valley were
also 10.00 lower than week ago offers at 252.00. Flour mill offers for wheat millrun
rail delivered to Portland on the Burlington Northern Line from eastern Washington and
eastern Oregon for February through March delivery offers were 225.00, steady with week
ago offers for the same delivery period. Offers for April through June were 215.00,
steady with last week's offers. Offers for wheat millrun FOB eastern Oregon and eastern
Washington for February through September delivery were 195.00, steady with week ago
offers for the same delivery period.
Alfalfa Products: Offers for Suncured Alfalfa Pellets, 15 percent protein, delivered
by truck to the Willamette Valley were 319.00, steady with week ago offers.
Distillers Dried Grains: Offers for Distillers Dried Grains delivered by rail to
feed mills in the Pacific Northwest were 320.00-328.00, steady to 4.00 higher compared
to week ago offers. Offers for distillers dried grains trans-loaded onto trucks and
delivered to Willamette Valley dairies were 338.00-343.00, also steady to 4.00 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 290.00-295.00, steady compared to week ago
offers. Offers for US 2 Barley truck delivered to the Willamette Valley were 296.00-
303.00, steady with week ago offers. US 2 Yellow Corn offers for rail delivery to
points north of Seattle were 307.25-309.75, steady to 1.25 per ton lower than week ago
offers. Offers for US 2 Yellow Corn rail delivered to points in the Seattle area were
304.75-306.00, 25 cents to 1.25 per ton lower compared to last week's offers. Offers
for US 2 Yellow Corn rail delivered to Portland were 25 cents to 1.25 per ton lower,
from 302.25-305.00. Offers for US 2 Yellow Corn truck delivered to the Willamette
Valley were 327.00-327.50 per ton, 50 cents per ton higher than last week's offers. US
2 Yellow Corn offers for truck delivery to the Yakima Valley were steady to 75 cents per
ton higher than week ago offers at 301.50-309.25. Chicago March corn futures closed at
7.29, 0.50 cents lower than last week's March corn futures close of 7.2950. Offers for
US 2 Heavy White Oats truck delivered to Portland and Willamette Valley were 270.00,
steady with week ago offers.
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 489.50-500.50 up 14.80
34-36 pct Canola Meal Rail 365.00-366.50 up 13.30-8.50
Truck 380.00-381.50 up 13.30-8.50
46 to 50 pct Meat and Bone Meal
FOB Production Point 370.00-380.00 unch-up 10.00
15 pct Suncured Alfalfa Pellets 319.00 unch
Wheat Millrun FOB Flour Mills western
Oregon and Washington
(reseller offers) 240.00 dn 10.00
Rail 375.00-380.00 dn 5.00-10.00
Truck 390.00-395.00 dn 5.00-10.00
Distillers Dried Grains
Rail feed mill 320.00-328.00 unch-up 4.00
Truck delivered dairy 338.00-343.00 unch-up 4.00
Whole feeding grains in dollars per ton, bulk FOB Northwest Coast
US 2 48 LBS Barley 290.00-295.00 unch
US 2 Yellow Corn
Single rail car delivery-
North of Seattle 307.25-309.75 dn 1.25-unch
Seattle area 304.75-306.00 dn 1.25-0.25
Portland area 302.25-305.00 dn 1.25-0.25
Rail-Truck Willamette Valley 327.00-327.50 up 0.50
Rail Yakima Valley NA
Truck Yakima Valley 301.50-309.25 unch-up 0.75
US 2 Heavy White Oats 270.00 unch
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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