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Broiler chickens, eggs prices skyrocket over rising costs

Desk Report || risingbd.com

Published: 18:19, 12 August 2022   Update: 22:23, 12 August 2022
Broiler chickens, eggs prices skyrocket over rising costs

The prices of broiler chickens and eggs increased in the kitchen markets of the Gazipur over the week ending Friday (August 12).

The price of broiler chickens at retail level has reached Tk200 per kilogram, while the price of egg has reached Tk175.

Besides, the price of Sonalika variety of chickens has increased. “Sonali” chicken, also known as “Pakistani” chicken sold for Tk 300–330 a kilogram on the day.

Tanvir, a youth who came to buy eggs at a store in Gazipur, became angry with the seller after hearing the price. He said, how can we common people survive.

Nahida Khatun, a garment workers said, “Broiler chicken is a common food item for workers like us because it is easy to cook and cheap. If this goes out of our reach, we will have to go without protein.”

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