Has anyone seen a drop in feed prices?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by jaj121159, Nov 24, 2011.

  1. jaj121159

    jaj121159 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    With corn prices now about where they were in the Spring, has anyone seen a drop in feed prices? During the huge increases we saw this summer, corn was almost $8 a bushel in Nebraska. The TSC price on most Dumor feeds has gone up between $ and $5 a 50lb. bag since May. Do you expect commercial feeds like Purina and Dumor to drop? The layer feed I buy at our local mill has dropped back to about where they were in the Spring, but they base their prices on what the closing corn price was the night before they grind. They only have mash available for layer feed and all of their broiler feed (starter and finisher) is medicated, so I have been buying mostly commercial feed.
     
  2. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No. [​IMG]
     
  3. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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  4. ODEY587

    ODEY587 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]. No drop here in NY and not expecting one any Time soon due to hurricane Irene
     
  5. Ole rooster

    Ole rooster Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's kinda a like taxes once they're in place. If you're older than 25 you know the answer to that. Prices will never come down till the product stops being used. Plus with government forcing corn to be used in gasoline, I don't think you'll see it.
     
  6. Oregon Blues

    Oregon Blues Overrun With Chickens

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    Price just went up last week.
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Still going up here in NJ.
     
  8. Clay Mudd

    Clay Mudd Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Remember when gas went up to a dollar a gallon, and we were assured it was a temporary spike? [​IMG]
     
  9. Chris09

    Chris09 Circle (M) Ranch

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    Quote:It depends a lot on where you get your feed, if your getting your feed at a retail chain like TSC then once the price is up it is up in most cases but if your getting feed at a good mill then the price will fluctuate. I've been getting my feed at the same local mill for 8 years now and seen the price of feed go up and down every season.

    Another thing that makes the price of Corn go up this time of the year is Multi-Fuel Stove that used either Corn or Wood Pellet for heating rooms/homes.

    Chris
     
    Last edited: Nov 25, 2011
  10. citychickx6

    citychickx6 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Remember when gas went up to a dollar a gallon, and we were assured it was a temporary spike? [​IMG]

    Oh my. Yes I remember those good ole days. Milk was about a dollar then too. My how the times have changed.

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    Feed is up in price around here as well.
     

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