New Mexico Hay Report
USDA - Fri Jul 12, 6:00AM CDT
Las Cruces, NM July 12, 2019  
Weekly New Mexico Hay Summary
Week ending July 13, 2019

   Compared to last week, alfalfa hay large bales prices steady to 20.00 lower,
except in the eastern region 10.00-15.00 higher.  Trade active, demand moderate
to good. The Southeastern and eastern region are in their third cutting.
North central region are in the second cutting. 

Eastern region: Alfalfa Large Square Bales:  Premium and Supreme; 230.00-260.00, 
Good quality; 200.00-220.00 delivered to dairies.

Baled Wheat Hay:  150.00-180.00 per ton, small bales 12.00 per bale.

Oat Hay:  Small Square Bales: 8.00 per bale.

Southeastern regions:

Alfalfa Large Square Bales:  Premium and Supreme; 220.00, Good quality; 200.00-
210.00 per ton delivered to dairies.

Alfalfa Small Square Bales:  Premium and Supreme: Bundle(21 bales) two tie 320.00
per ton loaded on truck.

Wheat Hay: Large Bales 170.00-190.00 per ton.
Southern and Southwestern region:

Alfalfa: Large Square Bales:  Premium and Supreme 200.00-220.00, Good quality
150.00-200.00; Fair Quality 130.00-150.00 delivered to dairies.

Small Bales Alfalfa ; Premium and Supreme quality: Bundle(21 bales) three tie
200.00-230.00 per ton, two tie 7.00-10.00 per bale FOB.

Wheat hay: Large Bales Square Bales 150.00-200.00 per ton, Round bales 110.00,
small bales two tie 4.50-8.00 per bale.

Oat Hay: 150.00-180.00 per ton.

North central Region:

Alfalfa:  Large Square Bales:  Premium and Supreme 200.00 delivered to dairy.

Alfalfa: Small Square Bales:  Premium and Supreme three tie 19.00, two tie 8.00-
10.00 per bale; organic two tie 11.00 per bale.

Alfalfa/Grass Mix:  Small Square bales:  organic two tie 11.00 per bale.

Cow Hay: 7.00 per bale.
Grass Hay:  Small Square Bales 10.00-12.00 per bale.

Oat Hay:  Large Bales 165.00-180.00 per ton.

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
        Baldemar Ortiz (575) 527-6861 FAX (575) 527-6868

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