Oregon Weekly Hay
ML_GR313
Moses Lake, WA    Fri Nov 08, 2019    USDA  Market News 
                                                                           
Oregon Weekly Hay Report                                                   

   Compared to November 1:  Prices trended generally steady compared to last 
report's prices.  Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay.
Some hay acreage has been changed over to grow hemp this year.  All sales in 
this report are 2019 crop year hay. 

Tons:  1545    Last Week:  4002    Last Year:  2183                        

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:                               
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Orchard Grass                                                            
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  20  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable 

Eastern Oregon:                                                            
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Alfalfa                                                                  
    Large Square                                                           
      Good                    200  160.00-160.00  160.00                   

Klamath Basin:                                                             
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Alfalfa                                                                  
    Small Square                                                           
      Good/Premium             25  180.00-180.00  180.00     Retail/Stable 
      Fair/Good                60  140.00-140.00  140.00                   

  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                      
    Small Square                                                           
      Good/Premium             35  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable 

  Orchard Grass                                                            
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                 200  260.00-260.00  260.00     Retail/Stable 

Lake County:                                                               
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Alfalfa                                                                  
    Large Square                                                           
      Premium/Supreme         350  200.00-200.00  200.00                   
    Small Square                                                           
      Good                     30  200.00-200.00  200.00                   

  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                      
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  25  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable 

  Oat                                                                      
    Large Square                                                           
      Good/Premium            600  150.00-150.00  150.00                   

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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