Poultry Feed to Get Cheaper

INDIA - Following a downtrend in the prices of its key ingredients over the last few days, poultry feed is set to turn cheaper by the end of this week.
calendar icon 25 July 2013
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Aditya Mishra, a trade expert, told The Hindu Business Line that following a continuous fall in the cost of production, feed prices are set to turn cheaper within a couple of days.

Prices of soyameal, mustard de-oiled cake and bajra have come further down this week. Feed prices may decrease by Rs 400-600 a tonne, he added.

In the physical market, soyameal moved further down by Rs 1,915 and sold at Rs 31,300 a tonne.

Bajra dropped by Rs 40 to Rs 1,260 a quintal, di-calcium phosphate dropped by 20 paisa and was at Rs 34.80 a kg; MBM sold at 33 a kg while maize dropped by Rs 45 to Rs 1,440-1,560 a quintal.

Mustard de-oiled cake failed to retain its previous level, dropped by Rs 800 and sold at Rs 14,000 a tonne, DRB went further down by Rs 600 to Rs 10,200 a tonne while rice bran oil ruled at 54 a kg, remained unchanged.

Broiler concentrate feed quoted at Rs 2,050 for a 50-kg bag while Broiler Starter Mash was at Rs 1,550. Pre-lay mash sold at Rs 1,040 , while layer grower mash quoted at Rs 980 . Layer concentrate 25 per cent was sold at Rs 1,490 while layer concentrate 35 per cent went for Rs 1,175.

Meanwhile, boiler and chick improved marginally on buying while egg continued to rule flat on Wednesday. Broiler improved by Rs 5 and quoted at Rs 65-70 a kg, egg sold at Rs 2.90, while chick went for Rs 14-16, Rs 6 up from previous levels.

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