Volatile Inputs Likely to Keep Poultry Feed Prices Static

INDIA - Prices of poultry feed products are likely to remain unchanged for the next few days.
calendar icon 28 June 2013
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Aditya Mishra, a commodity expert, told The Hindu Business Line that too much fluctuation in prices of key ingredients kept feed prices unchanged. “We were waiting for the prices to stabilise and feed products may continue to rule without alteration for the next few days,” he said.

In the physical market, soyameal dropped by Rs 1,400 to Rs 35,600 a tonne. Bajra improved further by Rs 50 to Rs 1,600 a quintal, DCP quoted at 35 a kg, MBM eased by Rs 500 a quintal to 35,000 while maize went up by Rs 150 to Rs 15,150 a quintal.

Mustard de-oiled cake dropped by Rs 400 to Rs 15,100 a tonne, DRB improved by Rs 600 and quoted at Rs 11,000 a tonne while rice bran oil went up by Rs 6 and ruled at 54 a kg.

After witnessing an uptrend last weekend, poultry feed prices remained unchanged this week. Broiler concentrate feed was at Rs 2,050 for a 50-kg bag while Broiler Starter Mash quoted at Rs 1,550.

Pre-lay mash was sold at Rs 1,040 while layer grower mash quoted at Rs 980. Layer concentrate 25 per cent ruled at Rs 1,490 while layer concentrate 35 per cent went for Rs 1,175.

Meanwhile, a mixed trend was witnessed in the poultry products market, on Wednesday. Egg decreased by seven paise and sold at Rs 3.18. Broiler improved by Rs 8 and quoted at Rs 82 a kg, while chick went for Rs 12, remained unsold.

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