U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending April 16 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 160,964,000 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 no change in chicks placed 7 weeks earlier in 19 states.

Eggs Set, Chicks Placed, Broiler Slaughter Report
Week ending Data from 19 states U.S. broilers slaughtered
Eggs set Chicks placed Eggs set Chicks placed
change from change from 10 weeks previous 7 weeks previous
1 year 2 years 1 year 2 years 1 year 1 year 1
year
– 000 – % % – 000 – % % – 000 – % – 000 – % – 000 – %
March
26208,557102104173,845103104205,099102168,151103158,041100
April
2207,651101102172,840103102204,116101167,953102162,524104
9209,187100103172,540100103203,933101167,473101159,746100
16205,787101168,805100160,964100

Note:  Data in bold is subject to weekly revisions.

 

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