Lumpy skin disease drives up chicken prices in Pakistan

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An outbreak of lumpy skin disease in cattle has shifted preference to chicken in Pakistan, driving up prices of broiler. According to media reports, prices shot up by 33% between February and March this year. Chicken prices are generally higher at this time due to demand from weddings and functions. However,  the beef shortage is further pressuring prices.

Editor, Asian Feed Magazine and FeedWatch, Colombo, Sri Lanka. The Russian-Ukraine war has intense implications on the world grain markets and Zahrah has her fingers on the pulse with articles like, ‘Wheat, corn markets shudder over Russia-Ukraine conflict’.