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Poultry Feed Prices Remain Unchanged

by 5m Editor
4 July 2013, at 6:09am

INDIA - Despite a downtrend in the prices of its key ingredients, poultry feed prices remained unchanged this week.

Aditya Mishra, a commodity expert, told The Hindu Business Line that prices of a few ingredients have come down but it hasn’t made any major impact on the cost of production.

Demand for feed is steady in the market and feed products may continue to rule without alteration for the next few days, he said.

In the physical market, soyameal dropped by Rs 500 and sold at Rs 34,400 a tonne.

Bajra dropped by Rs 100 to Rs 1,460 a quintal, DCP was at Rs 35 a kg, MBM eased by Rs 200 a quintal and sold at Rs 35,300 while maize went down by Rs 100 to Rs 15,100 a quintal.

Mustard De-oiled cake dropped by Rs 100 and sold at Rs 14,900 a tonne, DRB quoted at Rs 11,000 a tonne while rice bran oil went down by Re 1 and ruled at Rs 53/kg. Broiler concentrate feed quoted at Rs 2,050 for a 50-kg bag while Broiler starter mash was at Rs 1,550. Pre-lay mash sold at Rs 1,040 while layer grower mash quoted at Rs 980.

Layer concentrate 25 per cent was Rs 1,490 while layer concentrate 35 per cent went for Rs 1,175.

Meanwhile, a downtrend was witnessed in the poultry products market on reduced offtake. Egg decreased by 18 paise and sold at Rs 2.96. Broiler dropped by Rs 8 and quoted at Rs 78/kg, while chick went for Rs 11, Re 1 down from previous level.

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