Lower Input Costs May Turn Poultry Feed Cheaper31 January 2013
INDIA - Prices of poultry feed products are likely to turn cheaper by the end of this week on account of lower input cost.
Aditya Mishra, a commodity expert, told The Hindu Business Line that despite a marginal uptrend in the prices of soyameal, poultry feed prices are likely to decrease by Rs 10-25 for a 30 kg and 50 kg bag, within a couple of days.
Soyameal went up by Rs 40 and settled at Rs 2,820 a quintal.
Bajra prices increased by Rs 10 and sold at Rs 1,380, while maize ruled flat and quoted at Rs 1,550.
Di-calcium phosphate eased marginally by Re 1 and sold at Rs 35.50 a kg, rice bran oil was at Rs 57 a kg while the prices of mustard de-oiled cake decreased by Rs 30 and sold at Rs 1,500.
Broiler concentrate quoted at Rs 1,800 for a 50-kg bag while broiler starter mash was at Rs 1,440.
"Broiler pre-starter concentrate 30 per cent" sold at Rs 1,540 for a 30-kg bag while layer concentrate quoted at Rs 1,365 for a 50-kg bag.
Pre-lay mash quoted at Rs 1,010 for a 50-kg bag and while broiler finisher went for Rs 1,420 for a 50-kg bag.
Meanwhile, better demand pushed egg prices up while broiler witnessed some correction, on Wednesday.
Egg went up by 28 paisa and sold at Rs 3.40. Broiler went down by Rs 7 and quoted at Rs 78 a kg, while chick sold at Rs 22, unchanged.