U.S. total broiler slaughter for the week ending November 19 is estimated by USDA/AMS’s Poultry Market News Service to be 147,601,000 broilers, an 10-percent decrease from the same week a year earlier.

The 10-percent decrease in slaughter compares with a 9-percent decrease in eggs set in 19 states, 10 weeks earlier, and a 9-percent decrease in chicks placed 7 weeks earlier in 19 states.

Week endingData from 19 states
Eggs setChicks placedEggs setChicks placed
change fromchange from10 weeks previous7 weeks previousU.S. broilers slaughtered
1 year2 years1 year2 years1 year1 year1
year
– 000 –%%– 000 –%%– 000 –%– 000 –%– 000 –%
September
24188,2789197158,3619498196,96994164,88595160,19696
October
1182,23492100153,8279196195,57194163,23995156,43793
8186,6729398148,4299195194,92293161,96794153,82393
15182,4619398154,4949199195,86694163,69596150,08890
22184,2919298150,79193100194,91394161,96295155,24196
29185,52792101153,2369297193,72893160,93394152,60493
November
5186,4869398148,6339297193,46194162,01695153,81595
12193,2579596151,5069297189,76593158,36194151,25392
19185,74291153,82791147,60190

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

 

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