Commodities

Poultry feed set to rise on dearer soyameal

Our Correspondent Karnal | Updated on December 19, 2012

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With the prices of soyameal and other key ingredients rising, poultry-feed products may become dearer.

Commodity expert Aditya Mishra said that feed prices were likely to increase by next week.

Soyameal improved by Rs 180 at Rs 3,010 a quintal. Trade experts see it rising further. Bajra increased by Rs 55 and sold at Rs 1,400 a quintal, while maize quoted at Rs 1,580, Rs 10 up. Di-calcium phosphate increased by 50 paisa at Rs 36.50 a kg, while meat and bone meal was unchanged at Rs 32 a kg.

Feed Prices

Poultry-feed prices were unchanged this week, despite costlier key ingredients, said Mishra.

A 50-kg bag of broiler-concentrates feed quoted at Rs 1,860, while broiler starter mash was at Rs 1,460.

A 30-kg bag of broiler pre-starter concentrate 30 per cent sold at Rs 1,600, while a 50-kg layer concentrate bag quoted at Rs 1,425.

Pre-lay mash quoted at Rs 1,030 while broiler finisher sold at Rs 1,440 for a 50-kg bag each.

Higher demand lifted broiler and chick prices. Broiler improved by Rs 14 at Rs 65 a kg, while chick prices increased by Rs 2 at Rs 10-12.

Egg was unchanged at Rs 3.15 a piece on Wednesday.

Published on December 19, 2012

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