Poultry Industry in Egypt: Rise in Prices of Chicken Meat

Published on: 06/28/2017
Author/s : Khaled Fadlallah Mohammed / Veterinary Doctor, Cairo, Egypt

There are countless problems the poultry farming industry is facing in Egypt, a business that has an investment volume of approximately 60 billion pounds, with an employment volume of about 16 million people. The last problem was a rise in prices of one-day old broiler chicks.   Brokers who control prices in more than one way, including monopoly and speculation, pointed out that all these r...

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June 28, 2017

If in poultry raise the chicken rate the chicken consumption slightly goes down instead of this try to grow maize & soybean is good.

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June 28, 2017
Hi.
I think there is a typo in feed price.
In my opinion the market will find its way soon and everything will balance again.
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Andrew Sivaram Andrew Sivaram
Animal Nutritionist
June 29, 2017
Egyptian feed millers should consider using DDGS to replace as much of the corn and soybean meal required in the diets. At today's DDGS prices, the cost saving should be very attractive.
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daniel severino daniel severino
Agriculturist
June 29, 2017
Thank you very much wiyh this artcle THE important thing is on biosecurity and type off vaccines to use during life span of each flock ,as mention in article
Regards
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Khaled Fadlallah Khaled Fadlallah
Bsc in veterinary medicine
June 30, 2017

Dr. Mahdi Foroughi. Thank you for your comment. As I said in my article, the broiler feed price increased from about 5000 EP to about 7000 EP as a result of the decrease in the value of the Egyptian currency.

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Khaled Fadlallah Khaled Fadlallah
Bsc in veterinary medicine
June 30, 2017

Dear Dr. Virendra Kumar Pandey
Thank you for your comment. I agree with you that the increase in price will slightly decrease the consumption but it is difficult to return to normal so we are obligated to cultivate most of the feedstuff, especially corn and soybean.

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Khaled Fadlallah Khaled Fadlallah
Bsc in veterinary medicine
June 30, 2017

Dear Dr.Andrew Sivaram
Thank you for your comment.I agree with you that DDGS can replace part of feedstuff used in feed formulation but to completely overcome the problem we have to cultivate corn and soybean.

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July 5, 2017
Same here in Nigeria, broiler feed rises from #3800 to #4300 this year. May God help us
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July 11, 2017
Can it be possible to be advised on poultry grower feeds as we are planting yellow maize and sunflower in Lesotho. We are also concerned on prize hikes on poultry feed.
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Peter Siegel Peter Siegel
Trade advisor
November 14, 2017
Dear Mr Khaled Fadlallah Mohammed,

Very interesting review about this strategic sector in Egypt.
Based in Cairo, I am currently doing some research about this sector an I would like to get your opinion and a few information if possible.
My contact détails: 00201 009051604 / peter.siegel@businessfrance.fr

Peter Siegel
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December 19, 2019
Yes I need
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