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USDA-ML: Oregon Weekly Hay

Moses Lake, WA - Fri Nov 10, 2017 - USDA Market News -

                                                                               
Oregon Weekly Hay Report                                                       

   Compared to Nov 3:  Prices trended generally steady in a limited test.  
Retail/Stable type hay remains the largest demanded hay.  Many hay producers 
have sold out for the year.  Recent showers and snow has hampered hay 
movement.

Tons:  1774    Last Week:  1648    Last Year:  2535                            

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Good                    350  140.00-140.00  140.00                       

  Orchard Grass                                                                
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                   5  250.00-250.00  250.00     Retail/Stable     

  Meadow Grass                                                                
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  50  210.00-210.00  210.00     Retail/Stable     

  Mixed Grass Five-Way                                                                  
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  25  275.00-275.00  275.00     Retail/Stable     

Eastern Oregon:                                                                
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                          
    Large Square                                                               
      Good/Premium             10  140.00-140.00  140.00     Retail/Stable     

  Barley                                                                       
    Large Square                                                               
      Good/Premium            100  115.00-115.00  115.00                       

  Barley Straw                                                                 
    Large Square                                                               
      Utility                  60   40.00-40.00    40.00                       

Harney County:                                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Premium                 300  170.00-170.00  170.00                       

Klamath Basin:                                                                 
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Small Square                                                               
      Supreme                  55  180.00-180.00  180.00                       
                              125  180.00-180.00  180.00     Rain Damage       

  Alfalfa/Orchard Mix                                                          
    Small Square                                                               
      Good/Premium            100  160.00-160.00  160.00     Retail/Stable     

  Orchard Grass                                                                
    Small Square                                                               
      Premium                  75  250.00-250.00  250.00     Retail/Stable     

  Wheat                                                                        
    Large Square                                                               
      Good                    300  175.00-175.00  175.00     Organic           

  Oat Straw                                                                    
    Small Square                                                               
      Fair                    120   72.00-72.00    72.00                       

Lake County:                                                                   
                             Tons   Price Range   Wtd Avg    Comments          
  Alfalfa                                                                      
    Large Square                                                               
      Premium                  69  200.00-200.00  200.00                       
      Good                     30  150.00-150.00  150.00                       

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     
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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