Kuala Lumpur's Agriculture and Agro-Based
Industry Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said that there will be adequate
supply of chicken and eggs for the coming festivals, up to Chinese New
â€œOnly part of the supply will be imported to overcome any shortage,â€ he
told reporters yesterday at the Parliament lobby. Most would be acquired from
local farmers in Kuala
. Several local companies with foreign partners in Australia
had already been short-listed for egg
supplies. According to him, the supply of chicken during
the festive seasons is expected to increase by between 2.9% and 4.7% from 8.5
million birds to 8.77 million birds a day.
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