Feed Prices to Remain Unchanged

INDIA - Steady production costs will keep poultry feed products prices unchanged in the coming days, according to market experts. Prices of poultry feed products remained unchanged last week as well.
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Aditya Mishra, a commodity expert, told The Hindu Business Line that, though there is some fluctuation in the prices of key ingredients, it has not made much impact on the cost of production. Feed prices may continue to rule around current levels even in the coming days, he said. Prices were expected to fall but recovery in soyameal kept feed prices unchanged, said.

In the physical market, soyameal increased by Rs 600 to Rs 35,400 a tonne, Business Line reports.

Bajra eased by Rs 20 to Rs 1,500 a quintal, DCP was at 35 a kg, MBM went down by Re 1 to Rs 36 a kg, while maize improved by Rs 20 to Rs 1,500 a quintal.

Mustard de-oiled cake went up by Rs 300 to Rs 15,300 a tonne, DRB witnessed some correction and dropped by Rs 50 to Rs 9,200 a tonne, while rice bran oil ruled at 49 a kg, unchanged.

Pre-lay mash sold at Rs 1,020 for a 50-kg bag, while layer grower mash quoted at Rs 960 for a 50-kg bag.

“Layer concentrate 25 per cent” sold at Rs 1,445 for a 50-kg bag, while layer concentrate 35 per cent sold at Rs 1,130 for a 50-kg bag.

Broiler concentrate quoted at Rs 1,980 for a 50-kg bag, while Broiler Starter Mash quoted at Rs 1,500.

Meanwhile, egg improved on low stocks while broiler eased on reduced off-take, on Saturday.

Egg went up by 26 paisa and sold at Rs 3.20. Broiler eased by Rs 5 and quoted at Rs 76-78 a kg, while Chick went for Rs 12-13, ruled flat at previous levels.

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