Hafed slashes prices of cattle feed

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Chandigarh, Feb 18 (UNI) The Haryana State Cooperative Supply and Marketing Federation Limited (Hafed) has decided to decrease the rate of its mash feed by Rs 20 and pellet feeds by Rs 9 per qtl respectively to benefit dairy farmers across the state.

Informing this, Cooperation Minister H S Chatha said this is the third major price reduction by Hafed, after recent decrease of its pesticides prices by upto 31 per cent. Hafed, due to exceptional quality, is the largest selling cattle feed brand in Haryana.

Presently, Hafed has two feed manufacturing plant at Rohtak and Saktakhera with a production capacity of 150 TPD and 50 TPD respectively.

In a landmark decision, Board of Directors of Hafed has decided to replace its 31 years old Hafed Cattle Feed Plant at Rohtak with Ultra Modern Energy Efficient Plant having computerized batching production capacity of 150 tonne per day of cattle feed (expandable to 300 TPD) at a cost of Rs.5 crore which is going to be commissioned by April, 2008.

In the new plant Hafed will be producing value added feeds by providing innovating solutions like adding Bye pass protein. Bye pass fat, fortifying with herbal additivies (i.e Rumen Feed Regulator Vitamin pre mis). The products manufactured will be as per BIS standards (Bureau of Indian Standard).

This price decrease will help in increasing the profitability of the Dairy farmers of Haryana.

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