USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) on November 17 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 January 1-31, 2018.

Product Pounds Award Prices Total Dollars
Chicken Large Chilled-Bulk 15,840,000.000 $0.8794-$0.9448 $14,871,456.00
Chicken Legs Chilled-Bulk 1,656,000.000 $0.3800-$0.4125 672,840.00
Chicken Small Chilled-Bulk 1,116,000.000 $0.9300-$0.9300 1,037,880.00
Total 18,612,000.000 $16,582,176.00

A total of 72,000 pounds of chicken large chilled-bulk were not purchased due to no bids received.