Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Chicken production still increasing

Chicken production continues to increase, but at a slower pace than last year.

And consumers are eating more than ever as prices have held steady, only 0.5 per cent higher than last year.

Beef prices are up by 3.7 per cent; pork prices are down by 3.1 per cent from last year.

National chicken production so far this year is up by 4.2 per cent and Ontario production by 4.4 per cent.

Imports are down by six per cent, exports by 30 per cent, so far this year.