Hungary Poultry Stock Falls 9% in a Year
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Hungarian farmers' stock of chickens fell 9% year-on-year to 29.1 million on December 1, a biannual survey by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) shows.
The stock of laying hens dropped 4% to 8.8 million during the period.
The price of feed for broilers in the finisher phase rose 49% to HUF 173,000 per tonne last year, KSH noted.
Farmgate prices for chickens for slaughter climbed 48% to HUF 432/kg.
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