Broiler Chicken Falls Ahead of Sabarimala season

TAMIL NADU, INDIA - Prices of broiler chicken have been trimmed to Rs 48 a kg from last week's Rs 60 on account of slack offtake and the approaching Sabarimala season, when demand drops.
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Industry sources said broiler prices are likely to be pruned in the coming days because of the Sabarimala season in the South, a major consumer. Earlier this March, broiler prices peaked to Rs 75 a kg.

Meanwhile, egg rose by three paise from last week's Rs 2.91 a piece surpassing the Rs 2.90 reached during the same period last year. Egg price is slowly inching up to touch a record (Rs 3.10 reached in January this year) with the onset of winter and torrential rains lashing Tamil Nadu and Kerala. A cut in production, too, has sent the egg price moving up across the country.

According to The Hindu Business Line, the

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