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Weekly Utah Hay Market Report

AG GR 310

                                                   

Salt Lake City, Utah  Friday January  16, 2015  USDA-UT  Dept of Ag Market News.





Weekly Utah Hay Market Report

 

Utah Hay prices prices mostly  steady, with trading slow  to  moderate  on all

quality’s. Majority  of  movement  on previous contracts.  Lower  quality  hay

demand is light with good supplies. Confirmed sales 1,050 tons.

Guidelines  for  Alfalfa  Hay:  Visual  exam and intent of sale; Relative Feed

Value (RFV); Acid Detergent Fiber (ADF); Crude Protein  (CP). USDA  Grades are

based  on 100% Dry Matter content. All prices are  in dollars  per ton, FOB at

stack, Unless Otherwise noted.  Bales  large  and  small.

         

                  RFV      ADF       CP        NDF      TDN-100%     TDN-90%

Supreme:          >185     22       62          >55.9

Premium:          170-185  .27-.29   20-22     34-36    60.5-62      54.5-55.9

Good:             150-170  .29-.32   18-20     36-40    58-60        52.5-54.5

Fair:             130-150  .32-.35   16-18     40-44    56-58        50.5-52.5

Utility:          .35      >16       >44      


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

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



Northern Area: Alfalfa: Supreme No 1 dairy: 190-210.00; Premium Dairy: 170.00-

190.00;  Good  Feeder:  140.00-165.00;  Fair:  90.00-135.00; Low:  No  Quotes.

Premium retail horse sales 200.00-240.00. 



Central Area: Alfalfa: Supreme # 1 dairy 200.00-220.00; Premium Dairy: 175.00-

190.00;  Good Feeder: 140.00-170.00.  Fair:  100.00-135.00; Low: 90.00-100.00:

Oat Hay: No Quotes.

Premium retail horse sales: 230.00-260.00.



Southern  Area:  Alfalfa:  Supreme  # 1 dairy:  200.00-220.00  Premium  Dairy:

180.00-190.00; Good Feeder: 150.00-165.00; Fair: 100.00-140.00; Low: no quotes

Premium retail horse sales No Quotes.



Uintah Basin: Alfalfa: Supreme #1 dairy: 190.00-210.00; Premium dairy: 165.00-

190.00; Good Feeder: 150.00-170.00;  Fair:  90.00-135.00; Low: scarce.

Premium retail horse sales Lot Sale 220.00-245.00.



Note: Low quality hay can be weedy, or weather damaged or all of the above.



Detailed  Quotations -  Utah  (Bales - large and small in stack), last quoted

sales are sales more than two weeks old.

 

Alfalfa Small and Large Square Bales –         last quoted sales                       

    Retail Horse (small lots)                  230.00-260.00

    Supreme Dairy                              190.00-210.00               

    Premium Dairy                              165.00-180.00

    Good                                       140.00-160.00

    Fair                                       90.00-130.00 

    Low                                        No Quotes

Oat Hay                                        115.00-135.00



Source: USDA-UT Dept of Ag Market News, Salt Lake City, UT Ph (435-230-0402) 





















































































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