Cabinet ‘yes’ to subsidies for poultry farmers


Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Ronald Kiandee says the cabinet has given the nod to provide a subsidy of 60 sen per kg for chicken to poultry farmers. – EPA pic, February 9, 2022.

THE cabinet today agreed to provide a subsidy of 60 sen per kg to poultry farmers, by taking into account the farm-level price of live chickens at RM5.90 per kg and the retail price of standard chicken at RM8.90 per kg.

Agriculture and Food Industries Minister Ronald Kiandee, in a statement, said the cabinet also agreed to provide a subsidy of five sen per egg from all categories.


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