USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) on October 20 purchased chicken and chicken products as indicated below for distribution to the school lunch child nutrition and other related domestic food assistance programs for fiscal year 2018.

Deliveries will be made from December 1 – 31, 2017.

Product Pounds Award Prices Total Dollars
Chicken Large Chilled-Bulk 14,436,000.000 $0.9423-$0.9456 $13,615,041.60
Chicken Legs Chilled-Bulk 1,008,000.000 $0.4275-$0.4275 430,920.00
Total 15,444,000.000 $14,045,961.60

A total of 108,000 pounds of chicken large chilled-bulk were not purchased due to no bids received and a total of  36,000 pounds of chicken legs chilled-bulk were not purchased due to price consideration.