Feed Costs on the Rise Again

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

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

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