Chicken is a perennial favorite at cookouts and picnics, and with prices low and many shoppers looking to save money this summer, producers are expecting a good season.
“We're looking forward to a good summer. People are rediscovering the virtues of chicken,” said Richard Lobb, communications director for the National Chicken Council in Washington.
However, Lobb noted that feed costs remain a concern for producers. After reaching historic highs last summer, prices for corn and