Malaysian farms rushing to send chickens to Singapore before export ban

Malaysia is currently facing a shortage of chicken. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
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JOHOR BARU - Chicken suppliers in Malaysia are working overtime and rushing to send as many chickens as they can across the Causeway before the export ban kicks in on June 1.

Eight exporters, farmers and suppliers in Malaysia who spoke to The Straits Times on condition of anonymity said the sudden announcement by the Malaysian government to ban the export of chickens came as a shock.

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