Egg prices could rise 10%

The Association said the 10% increase in the price of animal feed kernels over recent months boosted nutrition costs, which made up a significant part of the chicken growers' expenses.

The Chicken Growers Association is demanding that the Agriculture Ministry to raise the prices of regulated eggs by about 10 percent to adjust for the increase in the cost of animal feed kernels over recent months. The Association said the 10% increase in the price of animal feed kernels over recent months boosted nutrition costs, which made up a significant part of the chicken growers' expenses.