USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) on November 15 purchased chicken and chicken products as indicated below for distribution to the child nutrition and other related domestic food assistance programs. Deliveries will be made from December 16 to December 31.

A total of 288,000 pounds of oven roasted chicken and 80,000 pounds of chicken leg quarers were not purchased because no bids were received.  A total of 324,000 pounds of oven roasted chicken were not purchased due to vendors meeting their maximum constraints.  The complete purchase report for the consumer pack whole chicken can be found on

Product Pounds Award Prices Total Dollars
Chicken Legs Chilled-Bulk 432,000 $0.7250 – $0.7250 $313,200.00
Chicken Oven Roasted 360,000 $2.3402-$2.3899 $850,626.00
Chicken Small Chilled-Bulk 288,000 $0.7619-$0.7619 $219,427.20
Chicken Cut-Up 280,000 $0.8510-$0.9054 $248,004.00
Chicken Large Chilled-Bulk 216,000 $0.7229-$0.7229 $156,146.40
TOTAL 1,576,000 $1,787,403.60