Weekly Hay Auction Report

Rock Valley Hay Auction for Thursday, Aug 18, 2017

Receipts:  82 loads    Last Week:  73 loads    Last Year:  100 loads

Compared to last week:   Prices were generally steady, with firmer undertones noted for the higher quality alfalfa and grass.  Alfalfa and grass quality varied today.  Straw sold steady.

Alfalfa:  Premium:  Large Squares, 2 loads 135.00-140.00; Large Rounds, 20 loads 115.00-127.50.  Good:  Large Squares, 1 load 90.00; Large Rounds, 11 loads 85.00-110.00. Fair:  Large Squares, 1 load 75.00; Large ROunds, 2 loads 75.00; Small Squares, 76 bales at 3.00 per bale.

Grass:  Premium:  Large Rounds, 6 loads 105.00-112.50; Small Squares, 1 load 127.50. Good:  Large Squares, 2 loads 95.00-97.50; Large Rounds, 11 loads 82.50-97.50.  Fair: Large Rounds, 7 loads 62.50-75.00.  Utility:  Large Rounds, 1 load 50.00.

Alfalfa/Grass Mix:  Fair:  Large Rounds, 2 loads 60.00-72.50.

Straw:  Large Rounds, 11 loads 70.00-87.50.  Small Squares, 120 bales at 3.00 per bale.

Cornstalks:  Large Rounds, 2 loads 50.00-70.00; Very Poor 1 load 35.00.

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