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USDA-AL: New Mexico Hay Report

Las Cruces, NM May 19, 2017 -

Weekly New Mexico Hay Summary
Week ending May 20, 2017

   Compared to last week, Alfalfa hay prices steady.  Trade and 
demand moderate. Southern and Southwestern areas between first 
and second cutting.  South eastern areas are finishing first 

Eastern region: 

Baled Alfala:  Large square bales; Premium and Supreme; 185.00  
Good quality; no test    

Ground hay:  190.00 per ton (green calf hay). 160.00 (feedlot hay)

Wheat hay: 125.00 per ton. 

Southeastern regions:

Baled Alfalfa: Large square bales: Premium and Supreme; 185.00 Del
to Dairies.
Good; no test. 

Small bales; Premium and Supreme 240.00 per ton loaded on truck. 

Southern and Southwestern region:

Baled Alfalfa: Large square bales, Premium and Supreme 165.00-185.00; 
Good; no test   fair; no test del to local dairies.

Small bales alfalfa ; Premium and Supreme quality: 8.00-9.00 per bale FOB. 
Good quality; no test.

small bales Wheat hay; 7.00-8.00 per bale.

North central Region:

Baled alfalfa:  Large square bales; Premium and Supreme; 180.00-185.00;
Good quality; no test.

Wheat hay: small Bales 7.00 per bale. 
Good quality, no test.

Price quotes are FOB for current delivery unless otherwise stated.
alfalfa hay test guidelines, used with visual appearance and intent of 
sale.  Quantitative factors are approximate and many factors can affect
feeding value.

Quality   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% &

Source: USDA Market Livestock Poultry and Grain Market News, Las Cruces, NM
        John Langenegger,OIC (575) 527-6861 FAX (575) 527-6868

08:00M   JL

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