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

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ProductPoundsAward PricesTotal Dollars
Chicken Large Chilled1,080,000$0.7100-$0.7100$766,800,000
Chicken Legs Chilled1,008,000$0.7755-$0.7855$786,384,000
Chicken Small Chilled900,000$0.8450-$0.8450$760,500.00
Chicken Oven Roasted