Egg Price Today- What happened this week due to which egg and chicken became cheaper

Egg Price Today- The rise in the prices of eggs and chicken started from the end of November, which continued till January 2. After this, the prices have started coming down suddenly. Let us know the whole matter.

Egg prices fall

Chicken price today 2022- Usually in December and January, the demand for egg-chicken remains high. Due to which the prices keep rising. But this year it is not so. The traders say that till January 2, the demand was good. But, after January 3, the cases of corona infection started increasing rapidly in the country. Many states have imposed night curfew. Also, the rules of corona have been tightened in many states. This has affected the supply of eggs and chicken. Chicken prices have come down by up to 25 percent in Delhi’s Ghazipur Murga Mandi. At the same time, egg prices have also been affected.

Babu Lal, who runs an egg cart in Delhi’s Mayur Vihar, says that there has been a 50 percent drop in sales due to the strictness caused by Corona. He told that earlier he used to sell 600 to 800 eggs in a day. Now even 300 are not being sold.

Eggs become cheaper in the wholesale market

The price of a carat of 30 eggs sold at shops for up to Rs 200 has come down to Rs 150. Egg prices have also fallen in the wholesale market. At the same time, the price in the wholesale market has come down from Rs 550 per hundred to below Rs 500. Boiled eggs are now selling for Rs 7 in retail. Earlier it was getting 8-10 rupees.

Where are the highest and lowest egg prices in the country?

At present, the cheapest egg is being found in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh in the country. Here the price of 100 eggs has fallen below Rs 450. Whereas, now the price of 100 eggs in Kolkata has crossed Rs 550.

Chicken is also cheap

Traders of Ghazipur, Delhi’s largest chicken market, told TV9 Digital that there has been a decrease in demand from hotels and restaurants.

Mohammad Anas, who runs a shop in Ghazipur Murgamandi, told TV9 Hindi that before the lockdown, the price of one kilo of chicken had reached 200. At the same time, after January 3, it has come down to Rs 150 per kg.

Goods going to hotels and restaurants have come down significantly. In the morning the businessmen of the hotel used to come to buy goods. Now curfew is in place. That’s why the demand has fallen. This has an effect on prices as well.

Nabab Ali Akbar, chairman of the Uttar Pradesh Poultry Farmers Association, told TV9 that the third wave of Corona has wreaked havoc on the traders. Just now it can be expected that soon there will be freedom from Corona.

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