29-12-2013 15:51 PM | Pakistan

2013 worst year for poultry sector

In last 50 years, outgoing year 2013 has proved to be the worst year for poultry industry as average sale price of chicken during this calendar year remained Rs15 less than the cost of production, translating into total loss of Rs30 billion to the industry.

Poultry industry stakeholders revealed that average sale price of the whole year of poultry products is always higher than the cost of production by at least Rs1-2 which is essential for the survival of business. However, the calendar year 2013 proved to be unfortunate for the poultry sector fist time in the last 50 years, inflicting loss of more than Rs15 on sale of one kg chicken on average.
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