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Shortage of breeding eggs leads to a decline in Russian chicken production
By: Date: 2021-03-18 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

Itas News Agency and Kommersant reported on March 4 that, according to data from the Russian Poultry Industry Association, in January 2021, Russian poultry meat production decreased by 6.4%(live weight decreased by 32,700 tons). The Russian Statistics Office previously announced that within a week from February 16 to 24, the price of Russian chicken meat rose by 1.9%and the price of eggs rose by 1.1%. However, the Russian Ministry of Agriculture said that companies affiliated to the Russian Poultry Industry Association have reached an agreement on stabilizing the prices of poultry and eggs. Russian poultry and egg production is expected to fully resume in May, when market prices will be further controlled.

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