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High egg prices have led to a boom in live chicken sales

The New York Times 02/02/2023

Americans are buying chickens to lay eggs as a hedge against a steep rise in prices resulting from millions of birds being culled due to avian influenza. “We’re already sold out on a lot of breeds — most breeds — until the summer,” said Meghan Howard, who runs sales and marketing for Meyer Hatchery in Ohio. “It’s those egg prices. People are really concerned about food security.”

Source: The New York Times


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