3% rise expected in US 2006 broiler exports

21-03-2006 | |

US broiler exports for 2006 are expected to be up 3% on 2005 according to the US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service’s (E.R.S.) Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook report.

US broiler exports are expected to experience more growth in the second half of the year.

Broiler exports are expected to resume growth as concerns about eating poultry subside in countries where bird flu has occurred and low prices encourage price-sensitive markets to increase purchases.
High US broiler meat inventories have made markets more competitive, depressing leg-quarter prices.
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