Hay and straw prices

Updated weekly

These figures, from the British Hay and Straw Merchants' Association, for Great Britain show average merchant buying prices and are available on a monthly and weekly basis. The downloadable Excel file also shows weekly prices for the key regions across GB and prices for big and conventional/small bales. 

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Hay and straw prices

Additional information

Big square bales are quadrants which are the most commonly traded bales. However, prices for different size of quadrant will be included.

Pick-up bale sizes are classified as being conventional/small.

Please note products listed may not be comprehensive and reflect those with prices captured by the BHSMA. For example, prices of round bales are not collected by the BMHSA due to the wide differences in bale quality and weights.  Also, round bales are used more for farm-to-farm trade and are not normally traded by merchants.

Units are £ per tonne (ex-farm).

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This dataset was produced by our Data and Analysis Team. To find out more about the team, please visit the Data and Analysis team page.

If you need any further help, please email Martin, Dorian, Gavin or Esther at datum@ahdb.org.uk

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