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Market roundup: EU poultrymeat prices dip to January level

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EUROPEAN poultrymeat prices have dropped as retail demand normalises following the end of panic buying in March and the closure of restaurants starts to bite.

Here in the UK, Defra’s latest figures for chick placings were at historically high levels. April’s numbers, due out next month, will reveal what impact the closure of the foodservice sector has had on the poultry industry.