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Eggs (Seasonal Prices)

Volume 463: debated on Monday 11 April 1949

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asked the Minister of Agriculture whether he is aware that the prices to be paid to producers for eggs is calculated to necessitate the elimination of breeding birds from the flocks of accredited poultry breeders; and what action he proposes to take to counterbalance this tendency.

No. The introduction of seasonal prices for eggs is more likely to stimulate the demand for reliable stock.