ANALYSIS: Don’t Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch
At the risk of sounding overly obvious, chicken market participants have had more than their fair share of challenges this year. Wide swings in weekly live weight, topsy-turvy demand patterns, and unscheduled plant downtime are among several variables which have thrown a wrench into the gears of seasonality.
Although the summertime months rarely yield much in the way of pivotal market-influencing trade for the chicken complex, a recent flurry of activity and supply-side constrictions has reignited dialogue about what the balance of Q3 and Q4 might look like for...
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