Economy Piglets aborted, chickens gassed as pandemic slams meat sector Updated : April 28, 2020 10:43 AM IST Even as livestock and crop prices plummet, prices for meat and eggs at grocery stores are up. Millions of pigs, chickens and cattle will be euthanized because of slaughterhouse closures, limiting supplies at grocers. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.