No chicken shortages in Barbados
The chicken industry in Barbados is confident that
there will be an ample supply of the meat in the market this
The Egg and Poultry Producers Association says that there will be no
shortage of chicken meat this Christmas season. The Association has also
rejected suggestions of a chicken shortage in the country. President of the
Association, Carlyle Brathwaite, says they are aiming to satisfy the demand of
1.8 - 2 million kg.
Brathwaite says that poultry producers have increased their production
about 80% and will have a full stock within the next three months, adding that
by Christmas there will be 400 kg of chicken in cold storage, which is up from
the 217,000 kg at present.
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