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Poultry Feed Products Likely to Rise

13 June 2013

INDIA - Following an uptrend in prices of its key ingredients over the last few days, poultry feed products may go up higher in the coming weeks.

Poultry feed prices stayed unchanged this week, despite an uptrend in prices of a few of its key ingredients, said trade expert Aditya Mishra.

If soyameal and mustard de-oiled cake moves further up, prices of concentrate feed prices will increase, he added.

Demand for feed products is steady at present while demand for the poultry products has decreased over the last few days, said Mr Mishra.

The Hindu Business Line reports that in the physical market, soyameal went further up by Rs 1,200 and sold at Rs 36,600 a tonne.

Bajra eased by Rs 20 to Rs 1,480 a quintal, DCP was at Rs 35 a kg, MBM quoted at Rs 36 while maize went down by Rs 10 and quoted at Rs 1,490 a quintal. Mustard de-oiled cake went further up by Rs 500 and sold at Rs 15,800 a tonne, while DRB remained unchanged and quoted at Rs 9,200 a tonne while rice bran oil ruled at 49 a kg.

Pre-lay mash sold at Rs 1,020 for a 50-kg bag, while layer grower mash quoted at Rs 960. “Layer concentrate 25 per cent” sold at Rs 1,445 while layer concentrate 35 per cent went for Rs 1,130. Broiler concentrate quoted at Rs 1,980 while broiler starter mash was at Rs 1,500.

Poultry feed products went down on reduced off-take, on Wednesday. Egg eased by nine paisa and sold at Rs 3.11. Broiler eased by Rs 6 and quoted at Rs 70-72 a kg, while chick went for Rs 10-11, Rs 2 down from the previous levels.

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