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‘Exchange rate rather than tariffs will affect chicken prices’

Farmer's Weekly - 3/30/2020 5:08:00 PM
The ongoing decline of the rand against major international trading currencies is likely to affect local consumer prices of imported chicken even more than the recently announced tariff increases on imports for specific categories of this commodity. This was according to Dr Tracy Davids, head of Commodity Markets and Foresight at the Bureau for ...

Oil And The Global Game Of Chicken

Seeking Alpha - 3/23/2020 12:35:00 PM
We extend our coronavirus focused roundtables to look at specific sectors. We start with the energy sector, which has been hit by the one-two punch of coronavirus demand issues and a Saudi/Russian price war.

Poultry industry in distress: 2 cr broilers across Punjab face risk of death due to starvation

Hindustan Times - 3/26/2020 4:58:00 PM
Yesterday, the government notified animal feed as an essential commodity but with the manufacturers ... Already hit hard due to a drastic decline in prices of chicken over the last fortnight ...

For Farmers, Stimulus Bill Means Subsidies Continue to Flow

New York Times - 3/27/2020 10:34:00 PM
The bill allots as much as $23.5 billion in assistance to farmers, a key constituency of President Trump’s, in the middle of an election year.

Ten Great Takeout and Delivery Options for Kids

Westword - 3/30/2020 12:57:00 PM
So far we can still get takeout and delivery, but while Mom and Dad might relish a tray of sushi or a tub of spicy curry for two, not every restaurant caters to kids' wants and needs. But with staple eateries providing family-style meals,

Egg Suppliers Use Panic Shopping as an Opportunity to Jack Up Prices

Eater - 3/25/2020 10:01:00 PM
Among these successful sectors is the chicken egg industry wherein suppliers are raising prices, leaving retailers to either increase or absorb the ... Brian Moscogiuri, an egg analyst (real job!) and director at commodity market research firm Urner Barry tells CNN, “Consumers are panic shopping and, much like we see ahead of a snow storm ...

Chicken Run at Supermarkets Has Processors Boosting Output

YAHOO! - 3/18/2020 12:24:00 AM
Meat companies are ramping up processing to help restock coolers that are being emptied by Americans on edge because of the spreading coronavirus.Tyson Foods Inc., the biggest U.S. meat processor, is making its “most-significant shift” ever to produce more chicken,

Granite Kitchen: A return to home cookin'

New Hampshire Union Leader - 3/25/2020 1:38:00 AM
Everyday life has changed dramatically in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Schools, restaurants and many businesses are closed and grocery stores are struggling to keep paper products like toilet

USDA Stresses Importance of Food Production as Cattlemen's Group Calls for Direct Aid - 3/17/2020 12:13:00 AM
Cattle prices have fallen, and at least one cattlemen's group has ... Early Monday, USCA also sent a letter to Perdue calling on the secretary to use his authority under the Commodity Credit Corp. to provide "funds and programs" for cattle ranchers and ...

Chicken Lenses

Inside Futures - 3/29/2020 1:42:00 PM
But this particular issue contained a small article that I found so interesting and thought-provoking that I decided to reprint in Commodity Insight . Though the article is not market ... The lenses, which stay in place for about a year (the lifespan of a chicken) and cost fifteen cents a pair, have been tested on tens of thousands of chickens.