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Indian Poultry Feed Prices Down as Inputs Turn Cheaper

26 September 2013

INDIA - Following continuous fall in the cost of production over the last few days, poultry feed product prices have dipped by Rs 15-60 for a 50-kg bag.

According to The Hindu Business Line, Satpal Singh, Proprietor of Sarvottam Poultry Feed Supply Centre Pvt Ltd, said lower input costs have pulled poultry feed prices down.

Though prices of soyameal and a couple of other ingredients have recovered a little, it has not made much impact on the cost of production, he said.

Feed prices are likely to rule around the current levels over the next days, said Satpal Singh.

In the physical market, soyameal improved by Rs 700 to Rs 32,700 a tonne.

Bajra increased further by Rs 40 to Rs 1,280-1,320 a quintal, while di-calcium phosphate sold at Rs 34.70 a kg.

MBM sold at Rs 32.60 a kg and maize moved up by Rs 10 to Rs 1,475-1,510 a quintal.

DRB sold at Rs 11,000 a quintal. Rice bran oil quoted unchanged at Rs 59 a kg. Mustard de-oiled cake sold at Rs 14,300 a tonne.

Prices of broiler concentrate feed dropped by Rs 60 to Rs 1,960 for a 50-kg bag, while broiler starter mash eased by Rs 30 to Rs 1,500.

Pre-lay mash decreased by Rs 15 to Rs 1,025. “Layer concentrate 25 per cent” and “Layer concentrate 35 per cent” eased by Rs 25 each to Rs 1,465 and at Rs 1,150, respectively.

Meanwhile, a downtrend was witnessed in the poultry products market, on Wednesday. Broiler dropped by Rs 9 to Rs 64-65, egg went down by 2 paisa to Rs 3.05, while chick dropped by Rs 2 to Rs 20-22.

ThePoultrySite News Desk

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