Chicken oversupply leaves farmers in a fix

Khoo Gek San

Chicken farmers are forbidden from exporting the birds following a months-long shortage. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 14, 2022.

AN overabundance of chicken compounded by a drop in buyers has left farmers in a quandary.

They said this means they are now able to allow the chickens to reach a full maturity of 45 days before they are sold, after they were forced to kill the birds at 38 days to meet a shortage.

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