Egg made cheap by the effect of Bird Flu
The sale of eggs and its food may not have had any effect among the reports of bird flu, but there has been a significant impact on the rate. Now this effect is also visible in the country’s largest egg Mandi Barwala, Haryana.
- January 10, 2021, 11:40 AM IST
Barwala in Haryana is called the largest egg market in the country. According to poultry experts, 1.25 to 15 million eggs are traded everyday from here, but this market is also not untouched by the news of bird flu. There was also a rumor on social media that chickens are dying of bird flu in Barwala’s poultry.
Egg sold for up to Rs 300
Amidst similar news, Barwala’s egg market has come down. 7 days ago, the price of 100 eggs here was Rs 550, but now 100 eggs up to Rs 300 are being sold in the open market. While the egg rate was opened on January 9 by the Egg Mandi Association at Rs 430 per hundred.Also read: Indian Railways: On January 10 or 11, check the list of travel plans, railways canceled these trains!
Everyday 22 to 25 crore eggs are traded
According to Nawab Ali, president of the UP Egg Association, there is a turnover of 22 to 25 crore eggs daily in the country. On January 8, 100 eggs worth Rs 500 are being sold in Gorakhpur 560, Purvanchal 560, Faizabad 545, Varanasi 535, Lucknow 509, Allahabad. 490 in Surat, Kolkata 488, Godavari-Vijayawada 480, Jhansi-Gwalior, Agra are being sold at the rate of 470. At the same time, the biggest Barwala of the country, Haryana Mandi had a rate of Rs 470.
After the news on social media that chickens are dying of bird flu in Barwala, there has been a big difference in the rate of eggs here. However, there has been no official confirmation of this news. The rate of eggs here was Rs 550 till 5-6 days ago. Even in this environment, the cheapest egg in the country is being sold at Poona-Akola for Rs 420.