Data from 19 states
Eggs setChicks
placed
Eggs setChicks
placed
U.S.
broilers
slaughtered
change fromChange from10 weeks previous7 weeks previous
Week
ending
1 year2 years1 year2 years1 year1 year1 year
– 000 –%%– 000 –%%– 000 –%– 000 –%– 000 –%
March
19208,938101104170,49110099205,419102168,493102160,009100
26208,627102104173,792103104205,099102168,151103158,041100
April
2207,796102102172,680102102204,116101167,953102162,524104
9203,933101167,473101159,885100

U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending April 9 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 159,885,000 broilers, no change from the same week a year earlier.  The no change in slaughter compares with a 1-percent increase in eggs set in 19 states, 10 weeks earlier, and a 1-percent increase in chicks placed 7 weeks earlier in 19 states.

Note:  Data in bold is subject to weekly revisions.

 

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