Retailers scramble for poultry as avian flu hits

Industry wants trade tariffs eased as severe avian flu outbreaks put chicken and egg supplies in jeopardy

01 October 2023 - 00:05

A looming chicken and egg shortage amid a severe outbreak of avian flu has retailers and fast food brands scrambling for supply as the lucrative festive season approaches, while poultry producers are sharing hatchlings and filling supply gaps by using farms in unaffected provinces...

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