U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending June 14 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 155,397,000 broilers, a 1-percent decrease from the same week a year earlier. The 1-percent decrease in slaughter compares with a 2-percent increase in eggs set in the United States, 10 weeks earlier, and a 1-percent increase in chicks placed 7 weeks earlier in the United States.

U.S. Eggs Set, Chicks Placed, Broiler Slaughter Report
Week ending Eggs set Chicks placed Eggs set Chicks placed Broilers slaughtered
change from change from 10 weeks previous 7 weeks previous
1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year 1
year
– 000 – % – 000 – % – 000 – % – 000 – % – 000 – %
May
3 212,110 101 173,072 100 208,980 100 169,654 99 154,180 99
10 211,102 100 173,848 101 210,920 101 171,061 100 156,466
100
17 213,020 100 172,193 100 210,829 101 171,651 100 154,200 98
24 214,478 101 172,911 100 210,365 101 171,577 100 157,944 99
31 214,951 101 171,627 99 208,289 100 169,458 99 139,663 101
June
7 214,313 101 173,562 99 209,724 100 170,313 99 155,488 100
14 211,779 102 172,870 101 155,397 99

Note: Data in bold is subject to weekly revisions. All percentage changes are compared with earlier.

Special Note

Revisions were also made to the December 29, 2013 to March 1, 2014 time period to provide consistency between historic revisions in the Hatchery Production 2013 Summary, published April 15, 2014. Please visit the NASS website at http://www.nass.usda.gov/ and utilize the Quick Stats Tools for complete data.