USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) on March 5 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 16 to April 15.

The complete purchase reports can be found on

ProductPoundsAward PricesTotal Dollars
Chicken Large Chilled11,988,000$0.7089-$0.7448$8,808,469
Chicken Legs Chilled684,000$0.6669-$0.6669$456,160
Chicken Small Chilled432,000$0.8103-$0.8103$350,050