USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) on February 15 purchased chicken products as indicated below for distribution to the school lunch child nutrition and other related domestic food assistance programs for fiscal year 2012. Deliveries will be made from March 1 to March 31.

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Product Pounds Award Prices Total Dollars
Chicken Large Chilled 5,940,000 $0.7488-$0.7598 $4,482,486
Chicken Legs Chilled 396,000 $0.6625-$0.6625 $262,350
Chicken Small Chilled 216,000 $0.8103-$0.8103 $175,025
TOTAL 6,552,000 $4,919,861