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Everything You Need to Know about the Prices of Heritage and Organic Chicken in the Philippines

Everything You Need to Know about the Prices of Heritage and Organic Chicken in the Philippines

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This piece is written as a valid response to people who are complaining about the price of heritage chicken and to educate people who want to enter into the free-range chicken raising and breeding business. Background On January 28, 2020, less than two months before the Philippine government declared a total lockdown on March 16 due to the Coronavirus pandemic, I purchased a total of 32 chicks of different breeds. This is to replace my flock destroyed by the eruption of the Taal Volcano. The costs of day-old chicks were: Rhode Island Red (RIR) mahogany (₱230), Black Australorp (₱160), Barred Plymouth Rock (₱140), Buff Orpington (₱180), and Light Sussex – Dominant CZ (₱170). I also bought 5 Beijing Fatty (You) for ₱280 each 1 week old. Months later, the price of these chicks had slight...