Poultry Feed Seen Flat on Steady Input Costs

INDIA - Steady cost of production will keep poultry feed products unchanged in the coming days, said market experts. With the cost of production being steady, prices of poultry feed products remained unchanged this week.
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Aditya Mishra, a commodity expert, told The Hindu Business Line that after witnessing a fall last weekend, poultry feed prices have been ruling unchanged since then. Soyameal has recovered over the last couple of days but it may not sustain at current levels and prices may fall, he said.

It is unlikely to see any fluctuation in the feed prices for the next few days.

In the physical market, after witnessing a continuous fall in recent past, soyameal recovered by Rs 1,000 to Rs 30,700 a tonne.

Bajra improved by Rs 20 to Rs 1,320 a quintal, di-calcium phosphate improved by 10 paisa to Rs 34.80 a kg; MBM sold at 33 a kg while maize dropped by Rs 30 to Rs 1,400-1,500 a quintal.

Mustard de-oiled cake moved up by Rs 600 and sold at Rs 14,100 a tonne, DRB went for Rs 10,000 a tonne, while rice bran oil ruled at 54 a kg, remained unchanged.

Broiler concentrate feed quoted at Rs 1,970 for a 50-kg bag, while Broiler starter mash was at Rs 1,510. Pre-lay mash sold at Rs 1,015, while layer grower mash quoted at Rs 955.

Layer concentrate 25 per cent was sold at Rs 1,465while layer concentrate 35 per cent was at Rs 1,150.

Meanwhile, a range-bound trend was seen in the poultry products markets on Wednesday.

Broiler improved by Rs 2 and quoted at Rs 62-64 a kg, egg eased by 10 paisa and sold at Rs 2.60, while chick went for Rs 12, Re 1 up from previous levels.

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