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Read hay statistics and data about the North West Tasmania region.

Date Tas 18 Tas 17 Tas 5YA
05-Jan-2018 190 230 223
12-Jan-2018 190 230 223
19-Jan-2018 190 210 223
26-Jan-2018 190 210 223
02-Feb-2018 190 210 222
09-Feb-2018 190 210 222
16-Feb-2018 190 210 222
23-Feb-2018 190 210 222
02-Mar-2018 190 210 224
09-Mar-2018 190 210 224
16-Mar-2018 190 210 224
23-Mar-2018 190 210 224
30-Mar-2018 190 210 224
06-Apr-2018 190 210 223
13-Apr-2018 190 210 223
20-Apr-2018 190 210 223
27-Apr-2018 190 210 223
04-May-2018 190 210 227
11-May-2018 190 210 227
18-May-2018 190 211 227
25-May-2018 190 190 227
01-Jun-2018 190 190 232
08-Jun-2018 190 195 232
15-Jun-2018 190 200 232
22-Jun-2018 190 200 232
29-Jun-2018 210 200 232
06-Jul-2018 210 200 237
13-Jul-2018 210 200 237
20-Jul-2018 210 200 237
27-Jul-2018 220 200 237
03-Aug-2018 230 200 240
10-Aug-2018 230 200 240
17-Aug-2018 230 200 240
24-Aug-2018 230 190 240
31-Aug-2018 230 190 240
07-Sep-2018 230 190 236
14-Sep-2018 230 190 236
21-Sep-2018 230 190 236
28-Sep-2018 230 190 236
05-Oct-2018 230 190 227
12-Oct-2018 230 190 227
19-Oct-2018 190 227
26-Oct-2018 190 227
02-Nov-2018 190 227
09-Nov-2018 190 227
16-Nov-2018 190 227
23-Nov-2018 190 227
30-Nov-2018 190 227
07-Dec-2018 190 226
14-Dec-2018 190 226
21-Dec-2018 190 226
28-Dec-2018 190 226

Hay commentary

  • Light rain fell in north west Tasmania on Tuesday with Smithton and Devonport recording 1mm and Launceston recording 2mm.
  • Tasmania remains dry and in need of some rain.
  • Demand has eased as the weather has warmed. Supply is very limited. It is anticipated there will be no carryover as carryover supplies have been moved to NSW.
  • There are no price changes noted this week.
  • Cereal hay: +/-0 ($210 to $250/t) Prices remain steady this week.
  • Lucerne hay: +/-0 ($300 to $350/t) Prices remain steady this week.
  • Straw: +/-0 ($200 to $240/t) Prices remain steady week.
  • Pasture hay: +/-$0 ($140 to $200/t) Prices remain steady this week.

Notes:

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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