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Poultry Feed Prices to Rise in India

by 5m Editor
9 April 2014, at 4:53am

INDIA - Following continuous uptrend in prices of key ingredients in the last few days, poultry feed products are set to turn dearer in the coming weeks.

Aditya Mishra, a commodity expert, told The Hindu Business Line that poultry-feed prices stayed unchanged this week, despite an uptrend in prices of a few of its key ingredients. Prices may increase by Rs.300-500 a tonne, he added.

In the physical market, soyameal moved up by Rs.200 and sold at Rs.40,200 a tonne, while bajra eased by Rs.300 and sold at Rs.13,400 a quintal. Di-calcium phosphate went up by 10 paise and was at Rs.36.70 a kg while maize improved by Rs.10 and sold at Rs.1,540 a quintal. DRB improved by Rs.200 and sold for Rs.9,000, rice bran oil ruled flat at Rs.55 a kg, MBM was at Rs.44 while mustard de-oiled cake was at Rs.15,600 a tonne.

Pre-lay mash sold at Rs.1,100; Layer concentrate 25 per cent was at Rs.1,520 while Layer concentrate 35 per cent was at Rs.1,200. Broiler concentrate was quoted at Rs.2,115 for a 50-kg bag.

Broiler improved by Rs.6 and was at Rs.52/kg; egg went up by 2 paise to Rs.2.35, while chick went for Rs.10, Rs.2 up. Traders expect that poultry products to improve further in the coming days.