Idaho Weekly Hay Report

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Moses Lake, WA    Fri Jan 21, 2011    USDA Market News    

Idaho Weekly Hay Report                                                                             

        Tons FOB:        800    Last Week:      1,600    Last Year:      7,875     
  Tons Delivered:      1,000    Last Week:        200    Last Year:        250     
Year to Date FOB:      5,955    Last Week:      5,155    Last Year:     13,955     
   YTD Delivered:      1,200    Last Week:        200    Last Year:        835     

   Compared to last week, not enough of any one class of hay reported this 
week for accurate market trends. Trade slow for light supplies as most 
interests are now sold out. Most buying interests now have to go out of state 
to bring in supplies to fill their needs. Retail/feed store/horse not tested. 
Buyer demand good with light supplies.        

                          Tons      Price     Wtd Avg   Last Year    Wtd Avg    
 Alfalfa Domestic Cattle Mid/Ton-3x3x8,3x4x8,4x4x8                                 
  Good                     300  150.00-150.00  150.00    85.00-90.00   88.85       

Other hay: 1,500 Tons:                                                             
Domestic Cattle Fair Alfalfa Mid/Ton-3x3x8,3x4x8,4x4x8 bleachy 1,000 tons          
100.00 Delivered.                                                                  
Domestic Cattle Fair Alfalfa Mid/Ton-3x3x8,3x4x8,4x4x8 rain damage 500 tons        
115.00 FOB.                                                                        

 Price quotes are FOB, unless otherwise stated.                                                   
                                                                                                    
   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     <27     <34     >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     <130      <56       <50.5       <16                                    
                                                                                                    
   RFV calculated using the Wis/Minn formula.  TDN calculated using the                             
western formula. Values based on 100% dry matter, TDN both 90% and 100%.                            
                                                                                                    
Source - USDA Market News, Moses Lake, WA 509-765-3611  
         Greg Sanders Market News Reporter  
         24 hour market information: 509-765-0311                                                   
         www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews                                                              
                                                                                                    
0915p    gds ljw rlc                                                                                
                                                                                                    
                                                                                                    
                                                                      
                                                                                          




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