Brazil’s poultry industry is reportedly at risk due to road blockages. In 22 states and federal districts, totalling 460 roadblocks. There were 3 bottlenecks from feed shipments, animal shipments to processing plants and finished product distribution.
Reports suggest that 45% of the poultry processing capacity and the poultry farm was on the brink of collapse, having to sacrifice 25 million day old chicks and scrap the hatching of eggs. Contrary to what happened with the truckers’ strike in 2018, there was no time or warning for the poultry industry to prepare and minimize the impact.
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