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Covid-19: ’20 million chicks a week not being placed in Europe’

COPA-COGECA has said that 20 million chicks a week are not being placed on poultry farms across Europe as the coronavirus crisis dampens demand.

The number is based on all species of poultry. Copa-Cogeca added that it estimated about a billion chickens had not been placed since the beginning of the crisis, prompting fears for the survival of farm businesses.

Despite this, third-country impo...

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