Steady inputs keep poultry feed unchanged

Our Correspondent Karnal | Updated on November 17, 2017


A range-bound trend in the prices of feed ingredients kept poultry feed prices unchanged on Wednesday.

Aditya Mishra, a commodity expert, told Business Line, that good demand and steady input cost kept feed products unchanged and may continue to rule around current levels for the next few days.

Feed ingredients have been ruling in a tight range over the last three weeks, said market sources.

Soyameal prices went up marginally by Rs 10 and quoted at Rs 2,960 a quintal. Bajra decreased by Rs 30 at Rs 1,230; maize at Rs 1,440 was Rs 10 down from the previous level, while DCP remained unaltered at Rs 36 a kg.

Rice bran oil ruled flat and quoted Rs 57 a litre, while fish oil was at Rs 65.

Feed Prices

Broiler concentrates feed quoted at Rs 1,885 for a 50-kg bag while broiler starter mash was at Rs 1,430.

“Broiler pre-starter concentrate 30 per cent” sold at Rs 1,625 for a 30-kg bag while layer concentrate quoted at Rs 1,430 for a 50-kg bag.

Pre-lay mash quoted at Rs 1,005 while broiler finisher sold at Rs 1,400 for a 50-kg bag.

Poultry Products

Meanwhile, broiler and chick improved marginally on better demand while egg witnessed a downtrend of on reduced off-take.

Egg fell by 25 paise at Rs 3; broiler Rs 52-53 a kg, Rs 2 up from the previous level.

Similarly, chick went up by Rs 2 at Rs 8-10.

Published on November 14, 2012

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