Russia Searching for Export Markets to Curb Chicken Glut

  • Record poultry production last year extends into first quarter
  • Cherkizovo targets 20 percent of sales from exports in 2 years

Recently hatched chicks fall off the end of a conveyor belt at a poultry farm in Russia.

Photographer: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

Russia is producing more poultry than ever, and scrambling to expand exports as the increased supply sinks domestic prices.

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