Poultry Feed Prices in India Set to Drop

INDIA - Following a downtrend in the prices of key inputs over the last few days, poultry feed prices are set to turn cheaper within next couple of days.
calendar icon 7 January 2014
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Commodity expert Aditya Mishra told The Hindu Business Line that following a continuous fall in cost of production, prices of pre-starter mash and finisher products may drop by Rs 600-800 a tonne, respectively.

However, concentrate feed may remain unchanged currently, he said. Prices of soyameal, DRB and bajra dropped further this week.

In the physical market, soyameal dropped by Rs 150 to Rs 34,000 a tonne, while bajra dropped by Rs 150 to Rs 13,250 a quintal.

Di-calcium phosphate moved down by Rs 0.05 to Rs 34.70 a kg, while maize moved up by Rs 40 to Rs 1,490 a quintal. DRB dropped by Rs 100 to Rs 7,300, Rice bran oil eased by Rs 2 to Rs 53 a kg, MBM was at Rs 39 and mustard de-oiled cake ruled unchanged at Rs 14,700 a tonne.

Broiler concentrate quoted at Rs 2,010 for a 50-kg bag and broiler starter mash at Rs 1,550 for a 50 kg bag.

Pre-lay mash sold at Rs 1,040 for a 50-kg bag. “Layer concentrate 25 per cent” was at Rs 1,480 for a 50-kg bag while “layer concentrate 35 per cent” sold at Rs 1,165 for a 50-kg bag.

A mixed trend was witnessed in poultry products on Saturday. Broiler prices ruled firm at Rs 92-94 a kg, egg eased by Rs 0.15 to Rs 3.85, while chick went for Rs 27-29, up Rs 4 from previous level.

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