Supply of live mainland chickens to double

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 02 August, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 02 August, 2008, 12:00am

The supply of live chickens from the mainland will double to 16,000 birds a day from tomorrow. The supply of mainland day-old-chicks to the city would also be resumed from the same day, the Food and Health Bureau said. Yesterday, the number of live chickens available in Hong Kong was 24,240, of which 8,000 were imported from the mainland and 16,240 were from local farms. The average wholesale price was HK$22.20 a catty.