2017 a good year for meat chicken production

June 2018: Annual figures recently compiled by PIANZ show that total production of meat chicken (in 1000 tonnes) rose by 11,384 in 2017 to: 225,296,giving the industry an estimated value (at wholesale) of $1,1 billion. The increase in production follows similar annual increases for the years 2013 to 2016.

Exports of poultry meat and processed meat products reached NZ$86,377,127 (FOB).