USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) on April 11 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 May 16 through June 30.

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Product Pounds Award Prices Total Dollars
Chicken Large Chilled-Bulk 1,404,000,000 $0.7019-$0.7019 $985,467.60
Chicken Legs Chilled-Bulk 1,440,000,000 $0.7735-$0.7735 $1,113,840.00
TOTAL 2,844,000,000 $2,099,307.60