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