Colorado Hay Report
Compared to the week before the Colorado Hay report says demand was moderate with activity light.
Heath Dewey reports from the Greeley USDA Livestock, Poultry and Grains Market News Office.
Northeast Colorado Areas Alfalfa Large Squares: Supreme 200.00-225.00, DEL. Fair/Good 125.00-145.00, DEL. Small Squares: Premium 265.00 (8.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.
Alfalfa/Grass Small Squares: Premium 307.00 (10.00 per bale), Retail/Stable. Grass Small Squares: Premium 315.00-335.00 (9.00-10.00 per bale), retail/Stable. Rounds: Premium 225.00, Retail/Stable.
Southeast Colorado Areas Alfalfa Large Squares: Premium 175.00.Fair/Good 150.00. Mid Squares: Premium 200.00, Retail/Stable. Grass Small Squares: Premium 315.00 (9.00 per Hay grazer Mid Squares: Good 140.00. Sorghum Sudan Grass Rounds: Good 100.00.
Rye Hay Rounds: Good 100.00. Millet Hay Rounds: Good 130.00. No reported quotes for all other classes of hay.
San Luis Valley Areas Alfalfa Large Squares: Supreme 300.00, Organic.
Southwest Colorado Areas Alfalfa 85# 3-tie: Fair/Good 305.00 (13.00 per bale), Retail/Stable.
According to the U.S Drought Monitor’s High Plains Summary, last week’s weather brought continued dryness to the abnormally dry and drought areas of eastern Colorado
See the full report at www.ams.usda.gov.