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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: 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.
Survey date
Food for livestock - Fodder and by-products -
Pressed lucerne hay
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   9 Apr 2024
156,00 161,00 -4,23%
Tuesday   2 Apr 2024
163,00 168,00 0,00%
Tuesday   26 Mar 2024
163,00 168,00 -4,61%
Tuesday   19 Mar 2024
171,00 176,00 -2,25%
Tuesday   12 Mar 2024
175,00 180,00 -2,20%
Tuesday   5 Mar 2024
179,00 184,00 -1,63%
Tuesday   27 Feb 2024
182,00 187,00 -5,14%
Tuesday   20 Feb 2024
192,00 197,00 0,00%
Tuesday   13 Feb 2024
192,00 197,00 0,00%
Tuesday   6 Feb 2024
192,00 197,00 0,00%
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.
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Pressed lucerne hay


€/ton

2009 2014 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 % on prev. month % on 2023
January 140 221 185 156 154 199 343 197 -1,20% -42,45%
February 140 221 181 158 156 207 343 192 -2,59% -43,94%
March 145 225 165 158 154 225 343 175 -9,11% -49,05%
April 145 248 157 157 152 230 341 162 -7,16% -52,53%
May 144 145 152 150 150 238 n.q.
June 138 142 143 143 146 315 n.q.
July 145 141 140 140 148 243 223
August 145 142 153 140 152 298 228
September 145 144 155 140 154 330 220
October 145 147 155 140 163 333 209
November 145 152 155 148 180 343 200
December 151 152 155 151 196 343 200
Jan - Apr 142 224 171 157 154 216 342 185
Change (1) -32,02% +57,18% -23,60% -8,12% -2,08% +40,34% +58,49% -45,95%
Jan - Dec 144 170 158 149 158 275 265
Change (1) -6,29% +17,76% -6,95% -5,84% +6,45% +73,63% -3,41%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The monthly, cumulative and annual prices are arithmetic averages calculated on the basis of the weekly prices.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2009, 2014, 2019, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
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Survey date
Food for livestock - Fodder and by-products -
Pressed first crop hay
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   9 Apr 2024
130,00 145,00 -4,84%
Tuesday   2 Apr 2024
137,00 152,00 0,00%
Tuesday   26 Mar 2024
137,00 152,00 -5,25%
Tuesday   19 Mar 2024
145,00 160,00 -2,56%
Tuesday   12 Mar 2024
149,00 164,00 -2,49%
Tuesday   5 Mar 2024
153,00 168,00 -1,83%
Tuesday   27 Feb 2024
156,00 171,00 -5,76%
Tuesday   20 Feb 2024
166,00 181,00 0,00%
Tuesday   13 Feb 2024
166,00 181,00 0,00%
Tuesday   6 Feb 2024
166,00 181,00 0,00%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1530 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Pressed first crop hay


€/ton

2009 2014 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 % on prev. month % on 2023
January 105 151 139 125 131 180 283 176 -1,34% -37,66%
February 105 151 137 126 134 183 283 171 -2,90% -39,47%
March 110 152 130 127 133 198 283 154 -10,23% -45,66%
April n.q. 158 125 127 132 203 281 141 -8,14% -49,87%
May n.q. 123 n.q. 119 n.q. n.q. n.q.
June 107 118 113 110 108 209 209
July 112 115 116 108 110 216 218
August 113 113 122 108 118 246 213
September 116 113 123 108 120 273 200
October 117 113 125 114 134 278 189
November 117 114 125 123 165 283 179
December 124 114 125 128 175 283 179
Jan - Apr 107 152 134 126 133 189 282 164
Change (1) -46,47% +42,10% -11,71% -5,80% +5,30% +42,31% +49,47% -41,90%
Jan - Dec 112 126 126 119 135 233 228
Change (1) -23,40% +11,72% +0,08% -5,47% +13,31% +72,94% -2,04%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The monthly, cumulative and annual prices are arithmetic averages calculated on the basis of the weekly prices.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2009, 2014, 2019, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
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Survey date
Food for livestock - Fodder and by-products -
Dehydrated lucerne in bales
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   9 Apr 2024
n.q. n.q. -
Tuesday   2 Apr 2024
284,00 311,00 0,00%
Tuesday   26 Mar 2024
284,00 311,00 -3,25%
Tuesday   19 Mar 2024
294,00 321,00 -1,60%
Tuesday   12 Mar 2024
299,00 326,00 -3,10%
Tuesday   5 Mar 2024
309,00 336,00 0,00%
Tuesday   27 Feb 2024
309,00 336,00 -0,62%
Tuesday   20 Feb 2024
311,00 338,00 0,00%
Tuesday   13 Feb 2024
311,00 338,00 0,00%
Tuesday   6 Feb 2024
311,00 338,00 0,00%
Source: Milan Chamber of Commerce, cereali, farine, germi, oli, sottoprodotti e foraggi (Cod. 1525 )
Prices refer to full wagon/truck/tank shipment - ex Milan (North of Italy), packing and VAT excluded, product not damaged.
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Dehydrated lucerne in bales


€/ton

2009 2014 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 % on prev. month % on 2023
January 224 263 238 213 209 258 378 323 +0,65% -14,41%
February 231 265 238 214 210 267 378 324 +0,28% -14,17%
March 228 266 227 215 200 293 374 310 -4,32% -17,06%
April 222 268 226 219 194 304 371 298 -4,03% -19,87%
May 205 243 221 217 189 300 n.q.
June 199 239 206 210 183 318 335
July 201 230 201 205 185 339 339
August 200 227 208 205 190 363 335
September 200 225 210 205 193 373 320
October 200 224 210 201 208 375 306
November 200 225 210 203 230 378 312
December 200 225 212 205 248 378 321
Jan - Apr 226 265 232 215 203 276 376 318
Change (1) +5,84% +17,14% -12,40% -7,30% -5,63% +36,06% +35,97% -15,41%
Jan - Dec 209 239 217 209 203 329 342
Change (1) +23,04% +14,55% -9,35% -3,48% -3,30% +62,30% +4,05%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The monthly, cumulative and annual prices are arithmetic averages calculated on the basis of the weekly prices.
1) change from the same period of previous year , except for years 2009, 2014, 2019, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  min price
max price