Indonesia to cull 3 million chickens in a bid to boost prices

FILE PHOTO: Workers feed chickens at the Indonesia's biggest poultry farm outside Jakarta on February 4, 2004. REUTERS/Dadang Tri

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia has told poultry breeders to cull around 3 million chickens over a two-week period from Wednesday to prop up plunging prices, as farmers protested by giving away thousands of live birds for free. Indonesia has been producing more chicken than it consumes, putting pressure on prices. Chicken farmers have been complaining […]

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