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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   2 Aug 2022
265,00 275,00 +1,89%
Tuesday   26 Jul 2022
260,00 270,00 +3,92%
Tuesday   19 Jul 2022
250,00 260,00 +4,08%
Tuesday   12 Jul 2022
240,00 250,00 +19,51%
Tuesday   5 Jul 2022
200,00 210,00 -34,92%
Tuesday   28 Jun 2022
300,00 330,00 0,00%
Tuesday   21 Jun 2022
300,00 330,00 0,00%
Tuesday   14 Jun 2022
300,00 330,00 0,00%
Tuesday   7 Jun 2022
300,00 330,00 0,00%
Tuesday   31 May 2022
n.q. n.q. -
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
2007 2012 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 % on prev. month % on 2021
January 114 155 135 203 185 156 154 199 +1,72% +29,25%
February 114 152 135 213 181 158 156 207 +4,01% +33,36%
March 113 152 135 218 165 158 154 225 +8,50% +46,39%
April 111 152 135 216 157 157 152 230 +2,22% +51,07%
May 106 152 135 - 152 150 150 238 +3,62% +59,42%
June 105 147 138 150 143 143 146 315 +32,17% +115,75%
July 113 142 142 157 140 140 148 243 -23,02% +63,85%
August 115 151 146 178 153 140 152 270 +11,34% +77,83%
September 127 166 148 180 155 140 154
October 135 167 149 184 155 140 163
November 141 167 175 185 155 148 180
December 141 167 189 185 155 151 196
Jan - Aug 111 150 137 193 159 151 151 237
Change (1) -38,01% +35,11% -8,59% +40,66% -17,55% -5,20% +0,24% +56,99%
Jan - Dec 119 156 146 189 158 149 158
Change (1) -26,85% +30,40% -6,22% +29,60% -16,61% -5,84% +6,45%
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 2007, 2012, 2017, 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   2 Aug 2022
220,00 245,00 +1,09%
Tuesday   26 Jul 2022
220,00 240,00 +2,22%
Tuesday   19 Jul 2022
210,00 240,00 +9,76%
Tuesday   12 Jul 2022
190,00 220,00 0,00%
Tuesday   5 Jul 2022
190,00 220,00 0,00%
Tuesday   28 Jun 2022
190,00 220,00 -2,38%
Tuesday   21 Jun 2022
190,00 230,00 -1,18%
Tuesday   14 Jun 2022
190,00 235,00 +1,19%
Tuesday   7 Jun 2022
190,00 230,00 0,00%
Tuesday   31 May 2022
n.q. n.q. -
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
2007 2012 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 % on prev. month % on 2021
January 113 129 101 174 139 125 131 180 +3,37% +37,43%
February 113 126 101 184 137 126 134 183 +1,59% +36,37%
March 112 126 101 190 130 127 133 198 +7,78% +48,27%
April 112 126 101 190 125 127 132 203 +2,53% +53,41%
May 75 n.q. 101 - - 119 - n.q. - -
June 75 125 89 107 113 110 108 209 0,00% +94,77%
July 79 123 97 111 116 108 110 216 +3,28% +96,59%
August 80 132 105 125 122 108 118 233 +7,51% +97,59%
September 92 145 108 128 123 108 120
October 100 146 112 133 125 114 134
November 106 146 142 138 125 123 165
December 106 146 160 139 125 128 175
Jan - Aug 95 126 99 153 127 119 126 199
Change (1) -35,62% +33,07% -21,53% +54,53% -17,33% -5,59% +5,69% +57,67%
Jan - Dec 97 134 110 145 126 119 135
Change (1) -29,46% +37,84% -17,88% +32,52% -13,50% -5,47% +13,31%
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 2007, 2012, 2017, 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   2 Aug 2022
330,00 375,00 +0,71%
Tuesday   26 Jul 2022
330,00 370,00 +1,45%
Tuesday   19 Jul 2022
330,00 360,00 +3,76%
Tuesday   12 Jul 2022
310,00 355,00 +0,76%
Tuesday   5 Jul 2022
310,00 350,00 +1,54%
Tuesday   28 Jun 2022
300,00 350,00 +3,17%
Tuesday   21 Jun 2022
295,00 335,00 0,00%
Tuesday   14 Jun 2022
295,00 335,00 0,00%
Tuesday   7 Jun 2022
295,00 335,00 +3,28%
Tuesday   31 May 2022
280,00 330,00 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
2007 2012 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 % on prev. month % on 2021
January 147 212 198 224 238 213 209 258 +4,04% +23,35%
February 147 212 198 228 238 214 210 267 +3,79% +27,26%
March 146 212 198 230 227 215 200 293 +9,67% +46,55%
April 143 212 198 229 226 219 194 304 +3,55% +56,24%
May 144 212 194 220 221 217 189 300 -1,15% +58,94%
June 146 212 195 205 206 210 183 318 +5,83% +73,97%
July 153 217 198 206 201 205 185 339 +6,89% +83,45%
August 157 219 201 225 208 205 190 353 +3,87% +85,69%
September 164 234 203 228 210 205 193
October 172 236 205 228 210 201 208
November 185 240 215 230 210 203 230
December 188 240 221 238 212 205 248
Jan - Aug 148 213 197 220 221 213 195 298
Change (1) -19,78% +44,23% -7,52% +11,59% +0,27% -3,54% -8,45% +53,00%
Jan - Dec 158 221 202 224 217 209 203
Change (1) -12,28% +40,38% -8,85% +10,90% -2,94% -3,48% -3,30%
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 2007, 2012, 2017, where the change is from the same period 5 years ago
  = min price
= max price