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Poultry: Chicken prices plunge to Rs130/kg

March 13, 2013 LAHORE - The chicken prices have recorded steep fall in open market due to surplus poultry stock, plunging to Rs130 per kg on Tuesday while it was being sold for the last two weeks in the range of Rs140-to Rs150. The market sources said that broiler bird costs a farmer at least Rs120 per kg while he is presently selling it for Rs80 per kg with loss of Rs35-40 per kg. In the same way parent stock bird is being sold for Rs4, against the cost of Rs35 for each bird,…

Chicken meat prices fall 23.80 percent to Rs 160/kg

By Tanveer Sher KARACHI, October 23, 2012: The retail price of chicken meat has declined by 23.80 percent in the city’s markets and is currently available at Rs 160 per kilogramme (kg) as against Rs 210 per kg, which was attributed by traders on account of low demand spurred by Eidul Azha, which is hardly eight days away. The demand of chicken-related products by the domestic consumers has gone up to more than 25 percent during the last four to five days. Previously, chicken meat…

Vegetables prices show significant increase

TAHIR AMIN & WAQAR LILLAH September 16, 2012: A significant increase was observed in prices of vegetables, while rates of most of essential kitchen items remained stable during the past week, a survey carried out by Business Recorder showed on Saturday. Traders and wholesalers in different markets of Rawalpindi/ Islamabad told the surveyors that most vegetable supplies originate from Sindh and other parts of Punjab. However, recent floods had damaged vegetable crops and road…

Wheat, Rice cheaper in Pakistan compared to India, Sri Lanka

ISLAMABAD, Sep 20, 2011: The rates of wheat, rice, chicken and garlic are lower in Pakistan as compared to India, Bangladesh and also Sri Lanka. The National Price Monitoring Committee has stated that the food prices have been low as compared to the other nations in the region. Moreover, the panel is planning to import items of daily use from neighbouring nations due to the extensive damage to the crops in rain and flood affected areas of Sindh province, where more than six-million acres…

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