Traders: Pork sales are steady, while poultry is low

There are many opinions of the traders of the Livestock City regarding the sale of pork, while some claim that it is maintained even from the sale. African swine flu (PPA), Others say sales of those livestock are “minimal”.

Felicia Burgos, one of the local merchants, assures us that despite the fears of many citizens about the plague being registered in many provinces of the country, pork sales are being actively maintained. It is marketed between RD $ 90 and RD $ 95 per pound.

Burgos said the purchase of these cattle for retail was somewhat affected, however, he pointed out that it would not affect him due to imported purchases.

“Now this is normal for me because I import and buy it,” he said.

Alexis, another trader, said the sale of pork to retailers was limited and it was not being sold like in previous months.

“The pig is not sold, it doesn’t hurt,” he said.

In the same way, a pound of chicken sells for $ 75, which he previously sold for $ 68 in his business.

During a tour of the capital’s portfolios such as Cristo Ray Traders say that before the manufacturers bought up to 200 chickens, now only about 50 can be sold And as explained by Juan de Dios, one of the retailers in the area, farms are still in short supply due to the shortage of this bird.

“I bought about 200 chickens and now they only sell me 25,” he said, adding that in the absence of chicken, he was selling chicken meat.

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