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
15 Oct 2019
150,00 160,00 0,00%
8 Oct 2019
150,00 160,00 0,00%
1 Oct 2019
150,00 160,00 0,00%
24 Sep 2019
150,00 160,00 0,00%
17 Sep 2019
150,00 160,00 0,00%
10 Sep 2019
150,00 160,00 0,00%
3 Sep 2019
150,00 160,00 0,00%
3 Sep 2019
150,00 160,00 0,00%
27 Aug 2019
150,00 160,00 +2,65%
6 Aug 2019
146,00 156,00 +7,09%
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
2004 2009 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev. month % on 2018
January 202 140 221 150 139 135 203 185 -0,27% -9,17%
February 211 140 221 144 135 135 213 181 -1,76% -14,71%
March 212 145 225 139 135 135 218 165 -8,97% -24,14%
April 214 145 248 129 135 135 216 157 -4,85% -27,46%
May 0 144 145 123 135 135 - 152 -3,18% 0,00%
June 128 138 142 125 131 138 150 143 -6,25% -5,00%
July 126 145 141 136 135 142 157 140 -1,47% -10,57%
August 126 145 142 140 135 146 178 153 +8,97% -13,80%
September 122 145 144 141 135 148 180 155 +1,31% -13,89%
October 116 145 147 141 135 149 184 155 0,00% -15,84%
November 117 145 152 142 135 175 185
December 117 151 152 142 135 189 185
Average 154 144 170 137 135 146 189 158
Change (1) +71,34% -6,29% +17,76% -19,02% -1,75% +8,20% +29,60% -16,66%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2004, 2009, 2014,
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
15 Oct 2019
115,00 115,00 -14,81%
15 Oct 2019
135,00 135,00 +8,00%
8 Oct 2019
115,00 135,00 0,00%
1 Oct 2019
115,00 135,00 0,00%
24 Sep 2019
115,00 135,00 0,00%
17 Sep 2019
115,00 135,00 +2,46%
10 Sep 2019
112,00 132,00 0,00%
3 Sep 2019
112,00 132,00 0,00%
3 Sep 2019
112,00 132,00 0,00%
27 Aug 2019
112,00 132,00 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
2004 2009 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev. month % on 2018
January 191 105 151 112 89 101 174 139 +0,36% -20,29%
February 199 105 151 106 87 101 184 137 -1,17% -25,34%
March 203 110 152 101 86 101 190 130 -5,73% -31,84%
April 205 n.q. 158 95 86 101 190 125 -3,47% -34,21%
May 0 n.q. 123 88 79 101 - n.q. - -
June 121 107 118 85 87 89 107 113 0,00% +5,78%
July 121 112 115 83 94 97 111 116 +2,35% +4,98%
August 121 113 113 84 94 105 125 122 +5,17% -2,40%
September 118 116 113 85 94 108 128 123 +0,98% -3,37%
October 112 117 113 87 96 112 133 125 +1,46% -6,25%
November 113 117 114 89 101 142 138
December 113 124 114 89 101 160 139
Average 147 112 126 92 91 110 145 126
Change (1) +62,67% -23,40% +11,72% -26,81% -0,47% +19,86% +32,52% -14,20%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2004, 2009, 2014,
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
15 Oct 2019
185,00 235,00 0,00%
8 Oct 2019
185,00 235,00 0,00%
1 Oct 2019
185,00 235,00 0,00%
24 Sep 2019
185,00 235,00 0,00%
17 Sep 2019
185,00 235,00 0,00%
10 Sep 2019
185,00 235,00 0,00%
3 Sep 2019
185,00 235,00 0,00%
27 Aug 2019
185,00 235,00 +2,44%
6 Aug 2019
180,00 230,00 0,00%
30 Jul 2019
180,00 230,00 0,00%
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
2004 2009 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 % on prev. month % on 2018
January 212 224 263 223 203 198 224 238 0,00% +5,85%
February 221 231 265 217 203 198 228 238 0,00% +4,11%
March 221 228 266 211 203 198 230 227 -4,42% -1,30%
April 202 222 268 196 203 198 229 226 -0,57% -1,25%
May 165 205 243 184 189 194 220 221 -1,90% +0,65%
June 152 199 239 179 189 195 205 206 -6,85% +0,61%
July 148 201 230 191 190 198 206 201 -2,55% -2,43%
August 149 200 227 198 190 201 225 208 +3,23% -7,78%
September 145 200 225 199 190 203 228 210 +1,20% -7,69%
October 141 200 224 201 190 205 228 210 0,00% -7,69%
November 143 200 225 203 198 215 230
December 143 200 225 203 198 221 238
Average 170 209 239 200 195 202 224 219
Change (1) +37,93% +23,04% +14,55% -16,36% -2,47% +3,24% +10,90% -1,45%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2004, 2009, 2014,
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