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Read hay statistics and data about the Bega Valley region.

Date Bega Cereal Hay '18 Bega Cereal Hay '17
05-Jan-2018 210 210
12-Jan-2018 210 210
19-Jan-2018 210 210
02-Feb-2018 235 210
09-Feb-2018 235 210
23-Feb-2018 235 210
02-Mar-2018 210
09-Mar-2018 210
16-Mar-2018 N/A
23-Mar-2018 210
30-Mar-2018 210
06-Apr-2018 205
20-Apr-2018 205
27-Apr-2018 205
04-May-2018 N/A
11-May-2018 215
18-May-2018 215
25-May-2018 215
01-Jun-2018 215
15-Jun-2018 215
22-Jun-2018 215
29-Jun-2018 215
06-Jul-2018 215
13-Jul-2018 215
27-Jul-2018 210
03-Aug-2018 210
17-Aug-2018 210
24-Aug-2018 210
31-Aug-2018 210
07-Sep-2018 210
14-Sep-2018 210
21-Sep-2018 210
05-Oct-2018 210
12-Oct-2018 210
26-Oct-2018 210
02-Nov-2018 210
16-Nov-2018 210
23-Nov-2018 210
30-Nov-2018 210
07-Dec-2018 210
14-Dec-2018 210
21-Dec-2018 210

Hay commentary

  • Local demand for hay is low at the moment as no one is feeding out hay. Sources expect demand to pick up in the next month.
  • There is some external demand for straw coming from Wellington and Dubbo areas.
  • There have been no price changes noted this week.
  • Cereal hay: +/-$0 ($220 to $250/tonne). Prices remain steady this week.
  • Lucerne hay: +/-$0 ($320 to $350/tonne). Prices remain steady this week.
  • Straw: +/-$0 ($120 to $150/tonne). Prices remain steady this week.
  • Pasture hay: +/-$0 ($140 to $210/tonne). Prices remain steady this week.


Note: Change in price is the change since the last report. Hay prices are delivered, GST exclusive, based on shedded hay without weather damage, of good quality and colour. It should be noted there is a wide variation in quality for hay, so prices are indicative for a mid-range product.

This report has been commissioned by Dairy Australia to provide an independent and timely assessment of grain and hay markets in each dairying region. It should be remembered that actual prices may vary for quality or other reasons.  Whilst all reasonable steps have been taken to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this report, to the fullest extent permitted by Australian law Dairy Australia disclaims all liability for any inadvertent errors and for any losses or damages stemming from reliance upon its content.  Dairy Australia recommends that all persons seek independent advice and, where appropriate, advice from a qualified adviser, before making any decisions about changes to business strategy.

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