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Broiler chicken prices drop by Tk40 per kg

26 March 2023

Staff Reporter :
The price of broiler chicken has dropped to Tk 240 per kg from Tk 280, two days after a meeting between the traders and the Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection (DNCRP).
On Saturday, chicken was sold at Tk 210 per kg at the wholesale market and Tk 190-195 per kg at the farm level.
Apart from broiler chickens, the price of local chicken dropped to Tk 650 from Tk 680, Pakistani chicken to Tk 350 from Tk370, and red layer chicken to Tk320.
On Thursday, DNCRP held a meeting with the top executives of four organisations in the poultry sector where the firms agreed to reduce the price of broiler chicken to Tk190-195 per kg.

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