U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending June 25 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 165,354,000 broilers, a 1-percent increase from the same week a year earlier. The 1-percent increase 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.

Ready-to-cook (r-t-c) weight for the week ending June 18 was 696,356,000, up 4 percent.   The year-to-date r-t-c weight was 16,342,793,000,pounds, up 2 percent.  The yield from liveweight to r-t-c weight for the week  ending June 18 was 74.5 percent.

Week endingData from 19 statesU.S. broilers produced
Eggs setChicks placedEggs setChicks placedBirds slaughteredPounds produced, r-t-c
this weekthis week10 weeks previous7 weeks previous this week this week
– 000 – % – 000 – % – 000 – % – 000 – % – 000 – %– 000 –%
May
7208,427100173,150101206,63399170,587100159,05296686,07998
14206,93298174,630102208,530101173,852102165,491102721,251107
21207,09598173,590102207,787101172,812102163,547100716,434104
28206,49798173,554101208,563100172,733101165,61698704,52299
June
4205,27097172,11399209,382102173,939103146,63399624,862101
11204,88797171,47098208,037102172,604102160,38999694,236103
18201,09196169,87497208,503100173,241100160,32799696,356104
25208,972101173,150101165,354101

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

 

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