Tuesday, September 12, 2023
Chicken sellers in Penang, Malaysia, face difficulty to maintain low prices and spend on freezers
Chicken sellers in George Town, Penang, Malaysia, are faced with a double whammy – having to keep prices low and spending more on costly freezers to keep the meat fresh.
Monday, August 28, 2023
Chicken in Malaysia sold below government ceiling price
The cost of standard processed chicken in Malaysia has notably decreased, with suppliers offering prices below the government's established ceiling price, The Straits Times reported.
Wednesday, July 26, 2023
Malaysia's egg and chicken supply recovers, minister assures market stability
Datuk Seri Mohamad Sabu, Malaysia's Agriculture and Food Security Minister, announced that the supply of eggs and chicken in the country has successfully surpassed the critical level, ensuring market stability, Malay Mail reported.
Tuesday, July 25, 2023
Malaysian poultry industry players call on government to end chicken export ban
Malaysia's poultry industry players have recently urged the government to lift the chicken export ban, or they will lose out on the Singapore market.
Monday, June 12, 2023
Malaysia to float chicken, egg prices following end of subsidies
Malaysia will be floating the prices of chicken and eggs from July 1 after the removal of subsidies by the end of the month.
Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Chicken production in Perak, Malaysia, exceeds state's self-sufficiency rate for five straight years
The production of meat and eggs involving chickens and ducks for Perak, Malaysia, is stable, with production levels for both commodities exceeding the state's self-sufficiency rate for five consecutive years.
Friday, May 12, 2023
Malaysia's Agriculture Ministry maintains subsidy formula for broiler chicken breeders
Malaysia's Agriculture and Food Security Ministry has announced its decision to maintain the current subsidy distribution formula for broiler chicken breeders and supplier companies, but poultry farmers in Selangor state are expressing disc ...
Tuesday, February 28, 2023
Subsidy for chicken eggs to continue in Malaysia until June 2023
Malaysia's Agriculture and Food Security Ministry said the subsidy for chicken eggs in the country will continue until June 2023, involving a total cost of MYR 1.28 billion (~US$285 million; MYR 1 = US$0.22), Bernama reported.
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Malaysia to lift price controls on chicken and eggs from June
Malaysia aims to lift price controls on chicken and eggs from June this year to boost supplies of both products, and plans to cultivate grain corn locally to mitigate higher prices of chicken feed imports, The Straits Times reported.
Thursday, January 26, 2023
Chicken supply in Malaysia unaffected by bird flu outbreak in the US and Europe
Mohamad Sabu, Malaysia's Agriculture and Food Security Minister, said the country's chicken supply for the domestic market is unaffected by the recent bird flu outbreaks in the US and Europe, Malay Mail reported.
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Malaysian cooperatives urged to explore chicken farming
Datuk Ewon Benedick, Malaysia's Entrepreneur Development and Cooperative Minister, has urged more local cooperatives to explore the potential of chicken farming to meet domestic demand for the meat, Daily Express reported.
Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Subsidies on chicken to remain in Malaysia
Malaysia's National Action Council on Cost of Living (Naccol) has proposed to maintain the current subsidies on chicken until policies to improve the mechanism are finalised, The Edge Markets reported.
Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Malaysia chicken wholesalers earn US$0.30 profit margin
Malaysia's statistics department said chicken wholesalers in the country earn MYR 1.30 (~US$0.30; MYR 1 = US$0.23) per kg profit on chicken, while retailers make MYR 1.25 (~US$0.28) per kg,
Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Malaysian government agrees to temporarily permit chicken egg imports
Malaysia's Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security (MAFS) said it will allow the temporary import of chicken eggs, following a domestic shortage in the country, Bernama reported.
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Singapore chicken supplies low and prices up after lifting of Malaysia export ban
Chicken sellers in Singapore said their earnings are affected by higher poultry prices and low supplies, seven weeks after neighbouring Malaysia lifted its ban on chicken exports, The Straits Times reported.

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