Following too much volatility in the prices of its key ingredients, prices of poultry feed remained unchanged on Wednesday.

Soyameal eased by Rs 400 and quoted at around Rs 4,200 a quintal.

Maize prices went up by Rs 80-100 to Rs 1,500.

Bajra rose Rs 100 to Rs 1,300; DCP went for Rs 43 a kg, while fish oil sold at Rs 100 a litre.

Subhash Sharma, Financial Head, Sarvottam Poultry Feed Supply Centre Pvt Ltd, told Business Line that despite a fall in the prices of soyameal, prices of poultry feed products were kept unchanged as we were waiting for the soyameal prices to stabilise because there was too much volatility in its and the prices of other ingredients in recent past.

Feed products may decrease marginally by Rs 10-30 for a 30-kg and 50-kg bag in the coming days, he added.

Poultry feed products

After witnessing a fall last week, prices of poultry feed products remained unchanged.

Broiler concentrates feed quoted at Rs 2,010 for a 50-kg bag while Broiler Starter Mash was at Rs 1,490.

“Broiler Pre-Starter Concentrate 30 per cent” sold at Rs 1,700 for a 30-kg bag, while layer concentrate cost Rs 1,530 for a 50-kg bag.

Pre-lay mash quoted at Rs 1,050 while broiler finisher sold at Rs 1,470 for a 50-kg bag.

Meanwhile, after witnessing a fall last week, broiler prices recovered marginally, on Wednesday.

Broiler quoted at Rs 65-70 a kg (Rs 60). Egg price was up by 10 paise to Rs 3 while chick went up by Rs 2 and sold at Rs 13.

(This article was published on August 15, 2012)
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