Prices of livestock foods: fodder and by-products

This page contains the wholesale prices for fodder and by-products, recorded weekly by the Milan Chamber of Commerce with regard to the following products (description here):
The prices recorded over the last ten weeks are listed in the table, while the graph to the side illustrates price trends over the last three years.

The graph below shows the historical comparison between the prices of the foods considered.

Pressed lucerne hay

Weekly
Survey date
Pressed lucerne hay
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
31 Mar 2020
153,00 163,00 0,00%
24 Mar 2020
153,00 163,00 0,00%
17 Mar 2020
153,00 163,00 0,00%
10 Mar 2020
153,00 163,00 0,00%
3 Mar 2020
153,00 163,00 0,00%
25 Feb 2020
153,00 163,00 0,00%
18 Feb 2020
153,00 163,00 0,00%
11 Feb 2020
153,00 163,00 0,00%
6 Feb 2020
153,00 163,00 0,00%
28 Jan 2020
153,00 163,00 +1,94%
Source: Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1550)
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
€/ton Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Pressed lucerne hay
2005 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 117 160 150 139 135 203 185 156 +0,48% -15,58%
February 112 174 144 135 135 213 181 158 +1,44% -12,83%
March 107 189 139 135 135 218 165 158 0,00% -4,24%
April 104 192 129 135 135 216 157
May 85 190 123 135 135 - 152
June 83 n.q. 125 131 138 150 143
July 85 138 136 135 142 157 140
August 89 139 140 135 146 178 153
September 90 143 141 135 148 180 155
October 93 141 141 135 149 184 155
November 95 133 142 135 175 185 155
December 95 133 142 135 189 185 155
Gen - Mar 112 175 144 136 135 211 177 157
Change (1) +5,43% +56,80% -18,22% -5,20% -0,76% +56,33% -16,17% -11,08%
Average 96 157 137 135 146 189 158
Change (1) -16,87% +63,50% -12,62% -1,75% +8,20% +29,60% -16,61%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2005, 2010, 2015,
where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price

Pressed first crop hay

Weekly
Survey date
Pressed first crop hay
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
31 Mar 2020
118,00 135,00 0,00%
24 Mar 2020
118,00 135,00 0,00%
17 Mar 2020
118,00 135,00 0,00%
10 Mar 2020
118,00 135,00 0,00%
3 Mar 2020
118,00 135,00 0,00%
25 Feb 2020
118,00 135,00 0,00%
18 Feb 2020
118,00 135,00 0,00%
11 Feb 2020
118,00 135,00 +1,20%
6 Feb 2020
115,00 135,00 0,00%
28 Jan 2020
115,00 135,00 0,00%
Source: Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereals, flours, germs, oils, by-products and fodder (Cod. 1530 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
€/ton Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Pressed first crop hay
2005 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 112 133 112 89 101 174 139 125 0,00% -10,07%
February 108 148 106 87 101 184 137 126 +0,90% -8,19%
March 103 170 101 86 101 190 130 127 +0,30% -2,32%
April 103 177 95 86 101 190 125
May 75 n.q. 88 79 101 - -
June 73 105 85 87 89 107 113
July 75 106 83 94 97 111 116
August 78 108 84 94 105 125 122
September 78 110 85 94 108 128 123
October 79 110 87 96 112 133 125
November 82 110 89 101 142 138 125
December 82 110 89 101 160 139 125
Gen - Mar 107 152 106 87 101 183 135 126
Change (1) -0,58% +41,20% -30,43% -17,61% +16,19% +80,98% -25,99% -6,92%
Average 87 123 92 91 110 145 126
Change (1) -23,96% +41,92% -25,52% -0,47% +19,86% +32,52% -13,50%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2005, 2010, 2015,
where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price

Dehydrated lucerne in bales

Weekly
Survey date
Dehydrated lucerne in bales
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
31 Mar 2020
193,00 245,00 +2,34%
24 Mar 2020
188,00 240,00 0,00%
17 Mar 2020
188,00 240,00 0,00%
10 Mar 2020
188,00 240,00 0,00%
3 Mar 2020
188,00 240,00 0,00%
25 Feb 2020
188,00 240,00 0,00%
18 Feb 2020
188,00 240,00 0,00%
11 Feb 2020
188,00 240,00 0,00%
6 Feb 2020
188,00 240,00 0,00%
28 Jan 2020
188,00 240,00 +0,71%
Source: Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereals, flours, germs, oils, by-products and fodder (Cod. 1525 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
€/ton Italy, Milan - Monthly average price
Dehydrated lucerne in bales
2005 2010 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 % on prev. month % on 2019
January 143 203 223 203 198 224 238 213 +0,57% -10,37%
February 139 208 217 203 198 228 238 214 +0,53% -9,89%
March 135 208 211 203 198 230 227 215 +0,47% -5,29%
April 135 208 196 203 198 229 226
May 131 208 184 189 194 220 221
June 130 180 179 189 195 205 206
July 137 180 191 190 198 206 201
August 136 180 198 190 201 225 208
September 135 180 199 190 203 228 210
October 135 182 201 190 205 228 210
November 135 176 203 198 215 230 210
December 135 175 203 198 221 238 212
Gen - Mar 139 207 216 203 198 228 234 214
Change (1) +4,58% +48,98% +4,58% -6,25% -2,47% +15,19% +2,86% -8,53%
Average 135 190 200 195 202 224 217
Change (1) -5,00% +40,19% +5,55% -2,47% +3,24% +10,90% -2,94%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2005, 2010, 2015,
where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price

Chopped corn (Brescia Chamber of Commerce)

Weekly
Survey date
Food for livestock - Farm gate chopped corn
(30% dry matter and 30% starch)
€ / Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Thursday   22 Aug 2019
36,00 39,00 0,00%
Thursday   1 Aug 2019
36,00 39,00 -
Thursday   30 Aug 2018
35,00 38,00 0,00%
Thursday   23 Aug 2018
35,00 38,00 0,00%
Thursday   2 Aug 2018
35,00 38,00 +1,39%
Thursday   26 Jul 2018
35,00 37,00 -
Thursday   31 Aug 2017
33,00 36,00 -5,48%
Thursday   24 Aug 2017
35,00 38,00 0,00%
Thursday   3 Aug 2017
35,00 38,00 0,00%
Thursday   27 Jul 2017
35,00 38,00 0,00%
Thursday   20 Jul 2017
35,00 38,00 -
Thursday   1 Sep 2016
33,50 37,50 0,00%
Thursday   25 Aug 2016
33,50 37,50 0,00%
Thursday   4 Aug 2016
33,50 37,50 0,00%
Thursday   28 Jul 2016
33,50 37,50 -
Thursday   3 Sep 2015
31,00 35,00 0,00%
Thursday   27 Aug 2015
31,00 35,00 -2,94%
Thursday   20 Aug 2015
32,00 36,00 -4,23%
Thursday   30 Jul 2015
33,00 38,00 0,00%
Thursday   23 Jul 2015
34,00 37,00 -
Saturday   6 Sep 2014
32,00 35,00 -8,22%
Saturday   30 Aug 2014
35,00 38,00 -2,67%
Saturday   23 Aug 2014
35,00 40,00 -3,85%
Saturday   2 Aug 2014
35,00 43,00 +1,30%
Saturday   26 Jul 2014
35,00 42,00 -
Saturday   19 Oct 2013
38,00 47,00 0,00%
Saturday   12 Oct 2013
38,00 47,00 0,00%
Saturday   5 Oct 2013
38,00 47,00 0,00%
Saturday   28 Sep 2013
38,00 47,00 0,00%
Saturday   21 Sep 2013
38,00 47,00 0,00%
Saturday   14 Sep 2013
40,00 45,00 0,00%
Saturday   7 Sep 2013
40,00 45,00 0,00%
Saturday   31 Aug 2013
40,00 45,00 -
Source: Brescia Chamber of Commerce