Portland, OR Tue Jan 11, 2011 USDA Market News
Pacific Northwest Weekly Feed
All prices are quoted per ton, unless otherwise noted.
Pacific Northwest Market Summary: Feed ingredient offers ended the reporting week on
Tuesday, January 11, mixed compared to last Tuesday's offers. Offers for canola meal,
soybean meal, and distillers dried grains moved lower, while suncured alfalfa pellets
offers were higher. Offers for corn and meat and bone meal trended mixed. Barley
offers trended steady to higher, while whole cottonseed offers were steady to lower.
Offers for wheat millrun trended steady.
Oilseed Meal Markets: Offers for 47 percent protein Soybean Meal, for current rail
delivery, were 386.90 to 402.90 per ton, 4.90 to 7.90 per ton lower than last week's
offers. Basis offers were 24.00 to 40.00 per ton over the March futures close of
362.90. Last Tuesday's basis were 27.00 to 40.00 per ton over the March futures close
of 367.80. Offers for soybean meal truck delivered to the Willamette Valley were not
available. Offers for nearby rail delivered Canola Meal, 34 to 36 percent protein, were
265.90 to 272.90 per ton, 3.90 to 14.90 per ton lower than last Tuesday's offers. Truck
delivered Canola Meal offers, 34 to 36 percent protein, were not available.
Whole Cottonseed: Whole Cottonseed offers for delivery to points in the Pacific
Northwest from the Midsouth in single boxcars were 305.00 to 325.00, steady to 13.00 per
ton lower compared to week ago offers. Offers for whole cottonseed trans-loaded onto
trucks and delivered to Willamette Valley dairies were steady to 10.00 lower than week
ago offers at 315.00 to 340.00.
Animal Proteins: Offers for 46 to 50 percent protein Meat and Bone Meal, FOB Seattle
plants, were steady with week ago offers at 280.00. Offers for meat and bone meal truck
delivered to Portland and the Willamette Valley were 310.00, mixed, from 7.00 lower to
20.00 per ton higher compared to last week's offers.
Wheat Millrun: Feed mill offers for wheat millrun for nearby delivery, loaded truck
FOB the flour mill in Portland, were nominal at 158.00, steady compared to week ago
offers. Offers for wheat millrun truck delivered to the Willamette Valley were also
steady with week ago offers at 170.00. Flour mill offers for wheat millrun rail
delivered to Portland on the Burlington Northern Line from eastern Washington and
eastern Oregon were 150.00 to 160.00 for January through March delivery, which is steady
with last week's offer for the same delivery period. Offers for wheat millrun FOB
eastern Oregon and eastern Washington for January through March delivery were 140.00,
steady compared to week ago offers for the same delivery period, and offers for April
through September delivery were 135.00, 5.00 higher than week ago offers.
Alfalfa Products: Offers for Suncured Alfalfa Pellets, 15 percent protein, delivered
by truck to the Willamette Valley were 230.00 to 235.00, 10.00 per ton higher compared
to week ago offers.
Distillers Dried Grains: Offers for Distillers Dried Grains delivered by rail to
feed mills in the Pacific Northwest were 230.00 to 239.00, 2.00 per ton lower compared
to week ago offers. Offers for distillers dried grains trans-loaded onto trucks and
delivered to Willamette Valley dairies were 2.00 to 4.00 per ton lower at 245.00 to
Coarse Feeding Grains: Offers for US 2 Barley for nearby delivery to Portland in
single rail cars for domestic use were not well tested, but were indicated as 220.00 to
225.00 per ton, steady with a week ago offers. Offers for US 2 Barley rail and truck
delivered to the Willamette Valley were also not well tested, but were indicated as
230.00 to 235.00 per ton, steady to 5.00 higher compared to last week's offers. US 2
Yellow Corn offers for rail delivery to points north of Seattle were 1.25 per ton higher
at 251.75 to 252.25. Offers for US 2 Yellow Corn rail delivered to points in the
Seattle area were 75 cents to 1.50 per ton higher, from 248.50 to 249.25. Offers for US
2 Yellow Corn rail delivered to Portland were 25 to 75 cents per ton higher at 246.75 to
247.50. Offers for US 2 Yellow Corn truck delivered to the Willamette Valley were
indicated as 259.75 to 266.75, 50 cents per ton lower compared to last Tuesday's offers.
US 2 Yellow Corn offers for truck delivery to the Yakima Valley were 50 cents per ton
lower compared to last week's offers at 239.75 to 256.00. Chicago March corn futures
closed at 6.07, 1-1/2 cents lower than last Tuesday's March corn futures close of 6.08-
1/2. Offers for US 2 Heavy White Oats were not quoted in a very limited test.
Portland Weekly Feed
Wholesale Feedstuff Prices per ton bulk in truck or carlots, delivered to
the Northwest Coast.
47 pct Solvent Soybean Meal
Rail delivered 386.90-402.90 dn 7.90-4.90
34-36 pct Canola Meal Rail 265.90-272.90 dn 3.90-14.90
46 to 50 pct Meat and Bone Meal
FOB Production Point 280.00-310.00 unch-dn 7.00
17 pct Dehydrated Alfalfa Meal NA
15 pct Suncured Alfalfa Pellets 230.00-235.00 up 10.00
Wheat Millrun FOB Flour Mills western
Oregon and Washington
(reseller offers) 158.00N unch
Rail 305.00-325.00 dn 13.00-unch
Truck 315.00-340.00 dn 10.00-unch
Distillers Dried Grains
Rail feed mill 230.00-239.00 dn 2.00
Truck delivered dairy 245.00-254.00 dn 4.00-2.00
Whole feeding grains in dollars per ton, bulk FOB Northwest Coast
US 2 48 LBS Barley 220.00-225.00 unch
US 2 Yellow Corn
Single rail car delivery-
North of Seattle 251.75-252.25 up 1.25
Seattle area 248.50-249.25 up 1.50-0.75
Portland area 246.75-247.50 up 0.75-0.25
Rail-Truck Willamette Valley 259.75-266.75 dn 0.50
Rail Yakima Valley NA
Truck Yakima Valley 239.75-256.00 dn 0.50
US 2 Heavy White Oats NA
Source: USDA Market News Service, Portland, OR
Niki Davila, Market Reporter, 503-326-2237
24 Hour Market Report 503-326-2022
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