Portland, OR Tue Apr 30, 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, April 30, mixed, mostly higher, compared to last week's offers. Soybean meal,
canola meal, corn, and wheat millrun offers trended higher, while barley, whole
cottonseed, and oats offers trended steady to higher. Offers for suncured alfalfa
pellets trended steady. Distillers dried grains offers trended lower, while meat and
bone meal offers trended steady to lower.
Oilseed Meal Markets: Offers for 47 percent protein Soybean Meal, for nearby rail
delivery, were 473.50-493.30, 16.60 to 20.60 per ton higher than last week's offers.
Soybean meal basis offers were 65.00 per ton over the May soybean meal futures of
428.30, and 59.00 per ton over the July soybean meal futures of 414.50. Week ago
soybean meal basis offers were 60.00 to 61.00 per ton over the May soybean meal futures
of 411.70, and 59.00 per ton over the July soybean meal futures of 397.90. Offers for
soybean meal truck delivered to the Willamette Valley were 488.50-508.30, also 16.60 to
20.60 per ton higher than week ago offers. Offers for nearby rail delivered Canola
Meal, 34 to 36 percent protein, were 359.30-372.00, 19.30 to 29.30 per ton higher than
week ago offers. Truck delivered canola meal offers, 34 to 36 percent protein, were
374.30-387.00, also 19.30 to 29.30 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 370.00-379.00 per ton, steady to 5.00
higher compared to week ago offers. Offers for whole cottonseed trans-loaded onto
trucks and delivered to Willamette Valley dairies were 385.00-394.00 per ton, also
steady to 5.00 higher compared to week ago offers.
Animal Proteins: Offers for 46 to 50 percent protein Meat and Bone Meal, FOB Seattle
plants, were 400.00, steady with last week's offers. Offers for meat and bone meal
truck delivered to Portland and the Willamette Valley were 435.00-464.00, steady to
11.00 per ton 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 245.00, 5.00 higher compared to
week ago offers. Offers for wheat millrun truck delivered to the Willamette Valley were
also 5.00 higher than week ago offers at 257.00. Flour mill offers for wheat millrun
rail delivered to Portland on the Burlington Northern Line from eastern Washington and
eastern Oregon for April through June were 215.00, steady with last week's offers.
Offers for wheat millrun FOB eastern Oregon and eastern Washington for April through
December delivery were 185.00, steady compared to week ago offers.
Alfalfa Products: Offers for Suncured Alfalfa Pellets, 15 percent protein, delivered
by truck to the Willamette Valley were 324.00, steady with week ago offers.
Distillers Dried Grains: Offers for Distillers Dried Grains delivered by rail to
feed mills in the Pacific Northwest were 278.00-285.00, 4.00 to 5.00 lower compared to
week ago offers. Offers for distillers dried grains trans-loaded onto trucks and
delivered to Willamette Valley dairies were 296.00-300.00, also 4.00 to 5.00 lower
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 275.00-285.00, steady to 1.00 higher compared to
week ago offers. Offers for US 2 Barley truck delivered to the Willamette Valley were
294.00-296.00, steady to 4.00 higher than week ago offers. US 2 Yellow Corn offers for
rail delivery to points north of Seattle were 286.75-288.50, 12.75 to 14.25 per ton
higher than week ago offers. Offers for US 2 Yellow Corn rail delivered to points in
the Seattle area were 283.25-286.00, 13.00 to 14.25 per ton higher compared to last
week's offers. Offers for US 2 Yellow Corn rail delivered to Portland were 14.25 to
18.25 per ton higher, from 282.25-283.50. Offers for US 2 Yellow Corn truck delivered
to the Willamette Valley were 294.75-300.00 per ton, 5.00 to 15.75 per ton higher than
last week's offers. US 2 Yellow Corn offers for truck delivery to the Yakima Valley
were 16.00 to 19.25 per ton higher than week ago offers at 288.25-292.50. Chicago July
corn futures closed at 6.50, 36 cents higher than last week's July corn futures close of
6.14. Offers for US 2 Heavy White Oats truck delivered to Portland and Willamette
Valley were 270.00-285.00, steady to 15.00 higher than 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 473.50-493.30 up 16.60-20.60
34-36 pct Canola Meal Rail 359.30-372.00 up 19.30-29.30
Truck 374.30-387.00 up 19.30-29.30
46 to 50 pct Meat and Bone Meal
FOB Production Point 435.00-464.00 unch-dn 11.00
15 pct Suncured Alfalfa Pellets 324.00 unch
Wheat Millrun FOB Flour Mills western
Oregon and Washington
(reseller offers) 245.00 up 5.00
Rail 370.00-379.00 up 5.00-unch
Truck 385.00-394.00 up 5.00-unch
Distillers Dried Grains
Rail feed mill 278.00-285.00 dn 4.00-5.00
Truck delivered dairy 296.00-300.00 dn 4.00-5.00
Whole feeding grains in dollars per ton, bulk FOB Northwest Coast
US 2 48 LBS Barley 275.00-285.00 unch-up 1.00
US 2 Yellow Corn
Single rail car delivery-
North of Seattle 286.75-288.50 up 12.75-14.25
Seattle area 283.25-286.00 up 13.00-14.25
Portland area 282.25-283.50 up 18.25-14.25
Rail-Truck Willamette Valley 294.75-300.00 up 15.75-5.00
Rail Yakima Valley NA
Truck Yakima Valley 288.25-292.50 up 19.25-16.00
US 2 Heavy White Oats 270.00-285.00 unch-up 15.00
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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