U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending May 28 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 165,251,000 broilers, a 2-percent decrease from the same week a year earlier.  The 2-percent decrease in slaughter compares with no change in eggs set in 19 states, 10 weeks earlier, and a 1-percent increase in chicks placed 7 weeks earlier in 19 states.

Week endingData from 19 statesU.S. broilers slaughtered
Eggs setChicks placedEggs setChicks placed
change fromchange from10 weeks previous7 weeks previous
1 year2 years1 year2 years1 year1 year1 year
– 000 – % % – 000 – % % – 000 – % – 000 – % – 000 – %
 May            
 7  208,224  99  102  173,129  101  102  206,633  99  170,587  100  159,052  96 
 14  207,393  98  101  174,562  102  104  208,530  101  173,852  102  165,491  102 
 21  207,015  98  101  173,293  101  103  207,878  101  172,812  102  163,547  100 
 28  — — — — — — 208,563  100  172,733  101  165,251  98 

Note:  Data in bold is subject to weekly revisions.

 

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