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Broiler chicken reaches a record price of Tk 200

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ফেব্রুয়ারি ১০, ২০২৩ ৩:৫০ অপরাহ্ণ
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Broiler chicken, known as ‘cheap meat’, made history in the price. 

The price of broiler chicken has crossed Tk 200 per kg in the capital’s market. The chicken was sold at Tk 210 in different markets on Thursday. In just three weeks, the price of broiler chicken has increased by Tk 50 to Tk 60 per kg.

The price of golden chicken is also increasing at almost the same rate. Yesterday, golden chicken was sold at Tk 300-310 per kg. Egg prices have also gone up. Chicken eggs are being sold at Tk 140 per dozen farms. But if you buy a hali, the price is 50 taka.

Retailers say that never before has broiler chicken been sold for more than Tk 200. The price is rising mainly due to the decrease in the supply of chicken in the market. Consumers say that if the price increases in this way, the price will increase further in the upcoming Ramadan, broiler chicken will also go out of their purchasing power.

Talking to the traders of the agricultural market, Karwan Bazar and Joarsahara Bazar in the capital on Thursday, the price of these chickens came to light.

Broiler chicken is available in the market at a much lower price than other meats. For this reason, ‘cheap meat’ broiler chicken is the main source of meeting the demand for meat of low-income people. Since the middle of last month, the price of this chicken started increasing.

Regarding the increase in the price of chicken, Amjad Hossain, a businessman of M/s Ma Ayesha Broiler House of Kitchen Market in Karwan Bazar, told yesterday, “We are not getting chicken from the farmers according to the demand even after increasing the price.

Many farmers do not rear chickens because of the high incidence of chicken disease in the winter. As a result, there is a shortage in the market now. So the price is rising. ’

Talking to some chicken traders in the capital, it is learned that the price of poultry food, children, medicines and everything has increased. So the price of broiler chicken has increased.