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Bird flu and shuttlecocks shortage

Discussion in 'Shuttlecock' started by pcll99, Apr 10, 2013.

  1. pcll99

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    The shortage already cause increased prices...
     
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    Wow. These small things have such an affect. It won't take China long to grow more gease and ducks but will suppliers and distributors put the price back down?
     
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    i was thinking if shuttle cock is one way of transmission!
     
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    This is bs as one of the first process in shuttle production is to bleach the raw feathers. Bleach is very effective in killing bacteria and viruses.
     
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    I guess any excuse to increase prices.
     
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    Was joking :p

     
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    #8 pcll99, Apr 14, 2013
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    They are now culling poultry and I dont think they will allow harvest on the feathers..
     
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    Most of the shuttlecock brands have announced price increase on next batch and shipment delayed for ordered items.
    Probably is good to stock up some before the price is crazy....
     
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    From that link, it says "Jiangsu and Zhejiang and Anhui area happens to be the H7N9-infected areas". Does anyone know which shuttlecock brands will be affected?
     
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    It is the harvesting that is problem, not the production
     
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    Already seeing severe hike in prices by retailers here in Singapore.
     
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    Anyone know what brands aren't being effected by the bird flu?
     
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    Over here, we still remain the old price in KL here.
     
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    Do not be too happy as yet. According to one badminton shop, there should be a steep price hike even in KL
     
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    Even honly tradings's boss also mention the same thing. Let's hope that the cost of shuttlecock would not increase that steep,or else it will affect both consumer and shop owners.
     
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