Domestic Economy

Blame Game Over Poultry Feed Shortage

Blame Game Over Poultry Feed ShortageBlame Game Over Poultry Feed Shortage

Poultry farming is facing a serious challenge these days over irregular supplies of animal feed. 
The shortage of animal feed (corn and soymeal) is expected to have an adverse impact on the prices of chicken and eggs in the coming months. This year’s (March 2020-21) imports of animal feed has plunged by almost half of last year’s volume due to the rising value of US dollar and depreciation of local currency.
“The domestic poultry industry works by means of a simple mechanism,” Mehdi Masoumi Isfahani, a member of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture and an industry player, was quoted as saying by TCCIM’s news website.


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