Poultry Feed Input Costs Fluctuate

INDIA - Despite some fluctuation in prices of key ingredients, poultry feed prices remained unchanged last week.
calendar icon 17 June 2013
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Aditya Mishra, a commodity expert, told Business Line that though there is some fluctuation in the prices of key ingredients, it has not made any impact on the cost of production. Feed prices may continue to rule around current levels even in the coming days, he said. Key ingredients of poultry feed have been ruling in a tight range, he said.

In the physical market, after witnessing a continuous uptrend in recent past, soyameal remained unchanged at Rs 36,600 a tonne.

Bajra improved by Rs 30 to Rs 1,510 a quintal, DCP was at 35 a kg, MBM eased by Re 1 to Rs 35 a kg while maize dropped by Rs 13 to Rs 1,477 a quintal.

Mustard de-oiled cake witnessed correction to drop by Rs 100 to Rs 15,700 a tonne, DRB improved by Rs 100 to Rs 9,300 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 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 went for Rs 1,130 for a 50-kg bag.Broiler concentrate quoted at Rs 1,980 for a 50-kg bag while Broiler Starter Mash was at Rs 1,500.

Meanwhile, low availability of stocks pushed chick and broiler prices upwards while egg quoted a tad lower on reduced offtake on Saturday.

Egg eased by 6 paisa to Rs 3.05. Broiler improved by Rs 20 to Rs 90-92 a kg, while chicken went for Rs 18, up Rs 8 from previous levels.

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