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Eggs (Balancer Meal Ration)

Volume 499: debated on Thursday 24 April 1952

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asked the Minister of Agriculture how many shell egg rations are now returned in exchange for the balancer meal ration; and how many he estimates could be returned if the balancer meal ration was increased by 50 per cent.

3ΒΌ million shell egg registrations were returned by domestic poultry keepers in April, 1951, which is the last date for which figures are available. I cannot estimate the consequences of any change in the amount of the balancer meal ration.