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USDA Central Oregon Hay 05/17 08:40

USDA Central Oregon Hay                            05/17 08:40
ML_GR313
Moses Lake, WA    Fri May 17, 2019    USDA Market News 
                                                                           
Oregon Weekly Hay Report                                                   
               
   Compared to May 10:  Prices trended generally steady compared to last 
report's prices.  Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay.  
Almost all feeder hay qualities are sold out, so customers needing feeder
hay have been forced to purchase higher qualities.  All sales in this report 
are 2018 crop year hay.  Most growers are sold out for this crop year.
                                                                
Tons:  284    Last Week:  373    Last Year:  508                           

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:                               
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Alfalfa                                                                  
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  50  230.00-230.00  230.00     Retail/Stable 

  Orchard Grass                                                            
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  68  240.00-240.00  240.00     Retail/Stable 

Eastern Oregon:                                                            
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                      
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  10  175.00-175.00  175.00     Retail/Stable 

  Orchard Grass                                                            
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  21  175.00-175.00  175.00     Retail/Stable 

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

  Orchard Grass                                                            
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  50  260.00-260.00  260.00     Retail/Stable 

Lake County:                                                               
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments      
  Alfalfa                                                                  
    Small Square                                                           
      Premium                  30  200.00-200.00  200.00                   
                               30  200.00-200.00  200.00     Retail/Stable 

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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