USDA Idaho Hay 11/09 11:15
Moses Lake, WA Fri Nov 9, 2018 USDA Market News
Idaho Weekly Hay Report
Tons: 4900 Last Week: 23,800 Last Year: 6300
Compared to last Friday, Fair/Good grades of Alfalfa and Oat hay 5.00-10.00
higher. Trade moderate with good demand especially for Feeder and Oat hay as
exceeds supply at this time of the year. Out of state buyers are also pushing
market. Prices are dollars per ton and FOB the farm or ranch unless otherwise
stated. Delivered prices include freight, commissions and other expenses.
Tons Price Wt. Avg
Fair/Good 4500 145.00-150.00 145.67
Good 400 110.00-110.00 110.00
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
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%.
Quantitative factors are approximate, and many factors can affect feeding
Value. Values based on 100 pct. dry matter. End usage may influence hay price
or value more than testing results.
Grass Hay guidelines
Quality Crude Protein Percent
Premium Over 13
Utility Under 5
Contracted price - Price and conditions of sale agreed upon when buyer and
Seller negotiates a transaction.
Source: USDA Market News, Moses Lake, WA.
Greg Sanders 509-393-1343 MosesLake.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
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