U.S. total broiler slaughter for the week ending October 29 is estimated by USDA/AMS’s Poultry Market News Service to be 152,055,000 broilers, an 8-percent decrease from the same week a year earlier.

The 8-percent decrease in slaughter compares with a 7-percent decrease in eggs set in 19 states, 10 weeks earlier, and a 6-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 –%
September
10185,7429196160,9339497197,84295163,35496141,49595
17180,0439196162,0169597195,48495163,47796159,51895
24188,2789197158,3619498196,96994164,88595160,19696
October
1182,24492100154,8809197195,57194163,23995156,43793
8186,5019398149,8719296194,92293161,96794153,82393
15183,5219399156,2379297195,86694163,69596150,08890
22183,5389297152,12094101194,91394161,96295155,24196
29193,72893160,93394152,05592

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

 

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