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Unchanged Input Prices Causing Steady Poultry Markets

INDIA - Poultry prices have been forecast to remain level over the next few days due to trends in input costs levelling and good demand.
calendar icon 16 November 2012
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Changes in feed ingredients has been marginal with Soyameal prices increasing marginally by Rs 10 and quoted at Rs 2,960 a quintal, according to The Hindu Business Line.

Pearl Millet decreased by Rs 30 at Rs 1,230; maize at Rs 1,440 was Rs 10 down from the previous level, while DCP remained unaltered at Rs 36 a kg. Rice bran was Rs 57 a litre, while fish oil was at Rs 65.

Broiler concentrates were selling for Rs 1,885 for a 50kg bag while broiler starter mash was at Rs 1,430.

Broiler pre-starter concentrate (30 per cent) sold at Rs 1,625 for a 30-kg bag while layer concentrate quoted at Rs 1,430 for a 50kg bag.

Broiler and chick sales improved due to increased demand unlike eggs, which saw a fall in sales.

Egg fell by 25 paise at Rs 3; broiler Rs 52-53 a kg. Rs were reproted as rising up two from the previous level. Chick prices were up by 2 Rs at Rs 8-10.

Michael Priestley