Poultry-feed to turn dearer on costlier inputs

Our Correspondent Karnal | Updated on April 30, 2014 Published on April 30, 2014


Following an uptrend in prices of key ingredients over the last few days, poultry-feed products are all set to turn dearer by the weekend.

Poultry-feed prices ruled unchanged this week, despite an uptrend in prices of a few of the key ingredients, said trade expert Aditya Mishra. Prices may increase by ₹500-2,000 a tonne, for different feed products.

In the physical market, soyameal improved by ₹400 to ₹43,700 a tonne, while bajra went up by ₹600 to ₹14,100. Di-calcium phosphate rose by 10 paise to ₹36.90 a kg, while maize moved by ₹20 to ₹1,540 a quintal. Rice bran oil quoted at ₹56/kg, MBM went up by ₹2.60 to ₹47, while mustard de-oiled cake ruled at ₹16,500 a tonne, ₹900 up.

Layer concentrate 25 per cent sold at ₹1,535 while Layer concentrate 35 per cent was at ₹1,215. Broiler concentrate quoted at ₹2,175 for a 50-kg bag.

Broiler improved by ₹1 to ₹66/kg; egg went up 16 paise to ₹2.52 while chick went for ₹15-17, ₹2 up.

Published on April 30, 2014
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