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Where’s The Chicken?

Wings barbecue chicken, white background.

Summer is coming quickly, but the backyard barbecue is in jeopardy!  America is in the grips of a chicken wing shortage.

 

As more people stayed home and cooked, or ordered takeout, the increased demand for chicken wings has skyrocketed over the past pandemic-ridden year.

 

Plus, Covid-19 virus outbreaks at several chicken slaughterhouses, left a worker shortage too.

 

The chicken wing shortage is affecting restaurants and grocery stores, forcing some retailers to impose quantity limits on how much chicken one customer can buy.

 

Photo of two barbecued chicken wings on a white background.

Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR


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