Veterinarian Dr. Hemali Kothalawela says, sufficient stocks of chicken and eggs are available for the upcoming festive season.
The price of an egg is between 15 to 16 rupees these days.
She says, the Poultry Industry in the country is now on par with international standards. She points out, the emergence of large scale private sector entrepreneurships in the sector, and the use of new technology has been the reason behind this progress. She says, 200 thousand metric tons of chicken is produced per year, while 2.85 billion eggs are produced per year.