Thinking Aloud

Chicken export ban could be a taste of more disruptions to come

Chickens are seen inside a poultry farm in Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia, on May 27, 2022. PHOTO: REUTERS
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One of my earliest recollections of live chickens was in cages at the old zinc-roofed Geylang Serai market.

Up till the early 1990s, chicken- and duck - stallholders at wet markets across Singapore often doubled up as butchers, reaching in for a bird when a customer wanted one.

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