NCC: Short Chicken Contracts to Persist

WASHINGTON — In response to high, volatile feed prices, many poultry producers have been negotiating shorter retail contracts or contracts tied to feed prices, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

WASHINGTON — In response to high, volatile feed prices, many poultry producers have been negotiating shorter retail contracts or contracts tied to feed prices, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

National Chicken Council Senior Vice President Bill Roenigk agreed that the industry has been seeing shorter, feed-price dependent contracts. He told SN that the shorter contracts also now involve “a somewhat wider” range in prices than in the past, including a hig

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