Poultry feed: quality vs price
A seminar on the use of quality feed for poultry
recently took place, organised by Sampoorna Feeds and the American Soybean
Hundreds of poultry farmers from different districts in and around
Srinagar, India, attended the programme. Experts paid special interest to the
use of quality feed, particularly for growing chicks.
Regional marketing manager of Sampoorna Feeds, Dr Kiram Sandhi, proposes
that instead of asking for low rate poultry feed, they should want to receive
better quality feed from the suppliers.
Responding to the queries from farmers that Sampooran feed cost them Rs3
(US$0.07) extra, Sandhi said, â€œOur feed is highly nutritional and a balanced
diet for the growing chicks and helps in the quick growth of the poultry
Ashish Gupta of Sampoorna Feeds gave a detailed account of the different
contents in the feed they produce. â€œFarmers should concentrate more on Value
Conversion Ratio instead of demanding low rate feed,â€ Gupta said, adding that
they were supplying feed to the farmers on nominal rates.
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