Poultry farmers consider that banning the export of eggs would cause an oversupply

The president of the Dominican Poultry Association (ADA), José López Deschamps, assured that the supply of eggs in the country is guaranteed, explaining that in 2022 the sector increased the national supply of eggs by 32%, going from producing 220 million units per month to 290 million.

López also reported that producers increased the number of light breeding hens in production by 54%, going from 78,000 to 120,000 and the number of laying hens by 29%, going from 8.5 to more than 11 million.

The business leader stressed that according to the statistical projections of State agencies, the supply of eggs in the country will continue to increase month after month due to the entry of new producers and new birds to lay eggs, Therefore, he understands that the total ban on exports is a measure that could cause an oversupply in the short term and depress producer prices.

López Deschamps also highlighted that ADA has associated companies that have spent years investing in certifications and biosafety in order to formally export to new markets, and that the first containers would currently leave for the Caribbean islands, a transcendental step that is also affected. with this measure.

The president of ADA suggested that the government form a mixed commission between government representatives and the main associations of egg producers to review the measure. and reach a consensus that translates into benefits for producers and price stability for the consumer.

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