Monday 06 September 2021
I wrote – Sherine Salah:
The price of a carton of eggs on the farm increased by 3 pounds during Monday’s trading, compared to yesterday’s prices, according to Abdel Aziz El-Sayed, head of the poultry division at the Cairo Chamber of Commerce, to Masrawy.
The price of a carton of eggs on the farm increased between 38 and 42 pounds, compared to 37 and 39 pounds, to be sold to the consumer in the markets between 43 and 47 pounds, depending on its type.
Al-Sayed said that the price of a kilo of white poultry ranges between 23 and 24 pounds on the farm, to be sold at about 28 pounds to the consumer.
Al-Sayed added that the price of a kilo of municipal poultry on the farm ranges between 36 and 37 pounds, and they are sold in the market at about 43 pounds.
According to the head of the division, the price of the chick increased to between 6 and 8 pounds on the farm, compared to 5 and 7 pounds.
Al-Sayed stated that the price of a ton of fodder ranges between 8100 and 8150 pounds.
Egypt produces about 1.6 billion birds annually, and this production achieves self-sufficiency by about 95%, and the gap between production and consumption does not exceed 5%.