Chicken price flies high ahead of Eid
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At a time, when people are already standing in long queues to get one kg of sugar at government-subsidized rates, the price of broiler chicken has reached the highest level of the year in Lahore.
After an increase of Rs10, the new price of chicken is Rs387 per kg just ahead of the Eidul Fitr holidays, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Thursday.
Previously, the price of per kg broiler chicken was Rs377. The market authorities have fixed Rs259 per kg retail price while Rs267 per kg in the wholesale market.
The prices for farm eggs are unchanged and being sold at Rs136 per kg while one carte of farm eggs being sold at Rs3,960.
Reporter Saeed Ahmad Saeed