Raise chicken ceiling price to help farmers, govt told

Khoo Gek San Alfian Z.M. Tahir

Poultry farmers are absorbing the increasing production cost to keep the ceiling price for standard chicken at RM8.90/kg. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, May 25, 2022.

PUTRAJAYA should raise the chicken ceiling price to help poultry farmers, said Institute of Plantation Studies director Prof Shaufique Fahmi Ahmad Sidique of the supply shortage.

It should also introduce a food stamp programme for low-income consumers, he added.

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