Washington-Oregon (Columbia Basin) Weekly Hay Report

ML_GR310                                                               

Moses Lake, WA    Fri Jun 27, 2014    USDA Market News                 



Washington-Oregon (Columbia Basin) Weekly Hay Report 



Tons:  16,135    Last Week:  25,402    Last Year:  30,750                      

       

   Compared to last week, Alfalfa for domestic and export steady to 10.00 

higher. Trade moderate. Demand remains good by domestic and export buyers. 

Rain showers the first part of the week slowed trading. Timothy for export 

was steady. Retail/Feedstore Orchard grass steady. Buyer demand good with 

light to moderate supplies. All prices are dollars per ton and FOB unless 

otherwise stated.                         



                          Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments

  Alfalfa                                                                   

    Large Square                                                            

      Supreme             1250  260.00-270.00  266.00                       

      Premium/Supreme      400  240.00-240.00  240.00                       

      Premium             1700  250.00-250.00  250.00                       

      Good                6515  240.00-245.00  244.60     Export            

      Fair/Good            950  200.00-210.00  204.21                       

                          1520  225.00-225.00  225.00     Export            

      Utility/Fair         500  210.00-210.00  210.00                       



  Orchard Grass                                                             

    Small Square                                                            

      Premium              330  250.00-275.00  261.36     Retail/Stable     



  Timothy Grass                                                             

    Large Square                                                            

      Premium             1200  260.00-280.00  276.67     Export            

      Good/Premium         570  255.00-255.00  255.00     Export            



  Timothy Grass                                                             

    Small Square                                                            

      Premium              800  290.00-320.00  308.75     Export            

      Good                 100  280.00-280.00  280.00     Export            



  Oat                                                                       

    Large Square                                                            

      Good                 300  170.00-170.00  170.00                       



   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     
                                                                                

   RFV calculated using the Wis/Minn formula.  TDN calculated using the         

western formula. Values based on 100% dry matter, TDN both 90% and 100%. 



   Quantitative factors are approximate, and many factors can affect feeding 

Value.  Values based on 100 pct. dry matter.  End usage may influence hay 

price or value more than testing results. 



   Grass Hay guidelines

Quality       Crude Protein Percent 

Premium            Over 13

Good                  9-13

Fair                   5-9

Utility            Under 5



Contracted price - Price and conditions of sale agreed upon when buyer and 

Seller negotiates a transaction.

                                                                   

Source: USDA Market News, Moses Lake, WA.  

        Greg Sanders 509-393-1343 MosesLake.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov

        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/ML_GR310.txt

        http://www.ams.usda.gov/lpsmarketnewspage

        greg.sanders2@ams.usda.gov

                                                                    

0915p   gds  rlc                                                   

                                                                

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