Oregon Weekly Hay
ML_GR313
Moses Lake, WA    Fri Aug 10, 2018       USDA Market News 
                                      
Oregon Weekly Hay Report              
                   
   Compared to Aug 3:  Prices trended generally steady compared to last 
week prices.  Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay.  
Demand for export hay has slowed since last report.  Rains in the growing 
areas created a large supply rain damaged hay. All sales in this report are 
2018 crop year hay, unless noted by Old Crop. 

Tons:  13,360    Last Week:  7765    Last Year:  5921 

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          

  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Premium/Supreme          30  185.00-185.00  185.00     Export            

  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                   5  230.00-230.00  230.00     Retail/Stable     
      Good/Premium             25  215.00-215.00  215.00     Retail/Stable     

  Orchard Grass                                                                
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                   2  230.00-230.00  230.00     Retail/Stable     
      Good/Premium             50  215.00-215.00  215.00     Retail/Stable     

  Prairie Grass                                                                
    Small Square                                                               
      Good                     75  215.00-215.00  215.00     Retail/Stable     

  Triticale/Orchard Mix
    Large Square                                                               
      Good                     25  165.00-165.00  165.00                       

  Triticale/Orchard Mix
    Small Square                                                               
      Good                     25  175.00-175.00  175.00     Retail/Stable     

Eastern Oregon:                                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          

  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Supreme                 120  200.00-200.00  200.00                       
      Premium                1800  190.00-190.00  190.00 Del                   

  Timothy Grass                                                                
    Large Square                                                               
      Premium                2200  280.00-280.00  280.00 Del                   

Klamath Basin:                                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          

  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Small Square                                                               
      Good/Premium            400  190.00-190.00  190.00     Export            

Lake County:                                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          

  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Supreme                 250  200.00-220.00  211.60                       
                             1650  218.00-218.00  218.00     Export            
      Premium/Supreme        1100  210.00-210.00  210.00                       
      Good                   1200  175.00-175.00  175.00     Rain Damage       

  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Small Square                                                               
      Supreme                1500  225.00-225.00  225.00     Export            
      Premium                  70  200.00-200.00  200.00                       
                               45  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable     

  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                          
    Small Square                                                               
      Good/Premium             15  185.00-185.00  185.00     Retail/Stable, OC 

  Timothy Grass                                                                
    Large Square                                                               
      Good/Premium           1300  270.00-270.00  270.00                       

  Oat                                                                          
    Large Square                                                               
      Good/Premium             60  125.00-125.00  125.00                       

  Triticale                                                                    
    Large Square                                                               
      Premium                 413  125.00-130.00  129.24                       
      Good/Premium           1000  110.00-110.00  110.00                       

Harney County: No New Sales Confirmed.                                         
                                                                               
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 Service, Portland, OR
            Niki Davila 503-535-5001
            Portland.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
            www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/ML_GR313.txt
            www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketnews

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