U.S. total broiler slaughter for the week ending October 15 is estimated by USDA/AMS’s Poultry Market News Service to be 150,071,000 broilers, a 10-percent decrease from the same week a year earlier.

The 10-percent decrease in slaughter compares with a 6-percent decrease in eggs set in 19 states, 10 weeks earlier, and a 4-percent decrease in chicks placed 7 weeks earlier in 19 states.

Week endingData from 19 statesU.S. broilers produced
Eggs setChicks placedEggs setChicks placedBirds slaughtered
change fromchange from10 weeks previous7 weeks previous
1 year2 years1 year2 years1 year1 year1
year
– 000 –%%– 000 –%%– 000 –%– 000 –%– 000 –%
August
27193,4619496163,6959698200,36995166,32896157,22395
September
3189,7659397161,9629597199,07294165,24295161,41494
10185,6649196160,9549497197,84295163,35496141,49595
17180,2109196162,0049597195,48495163,47796159,51895
24188,1629197158,3439498196,96994164,88595160,19696
October
1182,82093100154,7229196195,57194163,23995156,43793
8185,9359398149,6999296194,92293161,96794153,82393
15195,86694163,69596150,07190

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

 

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