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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   13 Oct 2020
137,00 142,00 0,00%
Tuesday   6 Oct 2020
137,00 142,00 0,00%
Tuesday   29 Sep 2020
137,00 142,00 0,00%
Tuesday   22 Sep 2020
137,00 142,00 0,00%
Tuesday   15 Sep 2020
137,00 142,00 0,00%
Tuesday   8 Sep 2020
137,00 142,00 0,00%
Tuesday   1 Sep 2020
137,00 142,00 0,00%
Tuesday   25 Aug 2020
137,00 142,00 0,00%
Tuesday   4 Aug 2020
137,00 142,00 0,00%
Tuesday   28 Jul 2020
137,00 142,00 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 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 104 192 129 135 135 216 157 157 -0,79% -0,16%
May 85 190 123 135 135 - 152 150 -4,47% -1,48%
June 83 n.q. 125 131 138 150 143 143 -4,84% 0,00%
July 85 138 136 135 142 157 140 140 -2,11% -0,64%
August 89 139 140 135 146 178 153 140 0,00% -8,82%
September 90 143 141 135 148 180 155 140 0,00% -10,00%
October 93 141 141 135 149 184 155 140 0,00% -10,00%
November 95 133 142 135 175 185 155
December 95 133 142 135 189 185 155
Jan - Oct 96 163 136 135 140 190 158 149
Change (1) -12,90% +69,76% -16,54% -1,14% +3,65% +35,91% -16,74% -5,93%
Jan - Dec 96 157 137 135 146 189 158
Change (1) -16,87% +63,50% -12,62% -1,75% +8,20% +29,60% -16,61%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
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
Survey date
Food for livestock - Fodder and by-products -
Pressed first crop hay
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   13 Oct 2020
103,00 125,00 +4,59%
Tuesday   6 Oct 2020
98,00 120,00 0,00%
Tuesday   29 Sep 2020
98,00 120,00 0,00%
Tuesday   22 Sep 2020
98,00 120,00 +1,40%
Tuesday   15 Sep 2020
95,00 120,00 0,00%
Tuesday   8 Sep 2020
95,00 120,00 0,00%
Tuesday   1 Sep 2020
95,00 120,00 0,00%
Tuesday   25 Aug 2020
95,00 120,00 0,00%
Tuesday   4 Aug 2020
95,00 120,00 0,00%
Tuesday   28 Jul 2020
95,00 120,00 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 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 86 101 190 125 127 0,00% +1,20%
May 75 n.q. 88 79 101 - - 119 -5,93% 0,00%
June 73 105 85 87 89 107 113 110 -7,56% -2,94%
July 75 106 83 94 97 111 116 108 -2,27% -7,33%
August 78 108 84 94 105 125 122 108 0,00% -11,89%
September 78 110 85 94 108 128 123 108 +0,56% -12,26%
October 79 110 87 96 112 133 125 112 +3,15% -10,80%
November 82 110 89 101 142 138 125
December 82 110 89 101 160 139 125
Jan - Oct 88 127 93 90 102 147 126 118
Change (1) -20,29% +43,74% -26,86% -3,18% +13,65% +44,02% -14,23% -6,56%
Jan - Dec 87 123 92 91 110 145 126
Change (1) -23,96% +41,92% -25,52% -0,47% +19,86% +32,52% -13,50%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
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
Survey date
Food for livestock - Fodder and by-products -
Dehydrated lucerne in bales
€ per Ton
Min Max ± on prev. price
Tuesday   13 Oct 2020
191,00 211,00 -0,50%
Tuesday   6 Oct 2020
192,00 212,00 -0,49%
Tuesday   29 Sep 2020
193,00 213,00 -0,98%
Tuesday   22 Sep 2020
195,00 215,00 0,00%
Tuesday   15 Sep 2020
195,00 215,00 0,00%
Tuesday   8 Sep 2020
195,00 215,00 0,00%
Tuesday   1 Sep 2020
195,00 215,00 0,00%
Tuesday   25 Aug 2020
195,00 215,00 0,00%
Tuesday   4 Aug 2020
195,00 215,00 0,00%
Tuesday   28 Jul 2020
195,00 215,00 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 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 135 208 196 203 198 229 226 219 +1,80% -3,03%
May 131 208 184 189 194 220 221 217 -0,91% -2,06%
June 130 180 179 189 195 205 206 210 -3,05% +1,94%
July 137 180 191 190 198 206 201 205 -2,50% +1,99%
August 136 180 198 190 201 225 208 205 0,00% -1,20%
September 135 180 199 190 203 228 210 205 -0,20% -2,57%
October 135 182 201 190 205 228 210 202 -1,52% -4,05%
November 135 176 203 198 215 230 210
December 135 175 203 198 221 238 212
Jan - Oct 135 193 200 195 199 222 218 211
Change (1) -2,70% +42,27% +3,71% -2,46% +1,96% +11,63% -1,64% -3,22%
Jan - Dec 135 190 200 195 202 224 217
Change (1) -5,00% +40,19% +5,55% -2,47% +3,24% +10,90% -2,94%
Milan Chamber of Commerce
The average monthly price is calculated on the weekly quotes.
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