US broiler price projections unchanged

Recent prices are below the peak prices, but above 5-year average
calendar icon 28 May 2024
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The February average national composite wholesale broiler price was 126.18 cents per pound, according to the most recent USDA Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook report.

This is down 2.1 cents from January, but up 4.5 cents from last February. 

While recent prices are below the peak prices of the last few years, they remain above the 5-year average. Reflecting recent price data, projected quarterly average prices for 2024 are unchanged, with an annual average projection of 128 cents per pound.

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