Combined exports of poultry meat, eggs, live poultry, and related products in 2011 totaled a record $5.462 billion, 16.9 percent more than the 2010 total of $4.671 billion. Poultry meat within the overall export category lead the way with a 17.8-percent increase and accounted for over 82 percent of the category total.  All five subcategories experienced double-digit growth in export sales.

Poultry, eggs, and related products for 2010 and 2011 were as follows:

U.S. Poultry and Egg Exports
– million dollars –– percent –
Poultry meat3,8174,49717.8
Eggs and egg products34339414.8
Prepared poultry & sausages33036811.7
Live poultry17519712.1
Feathers and down5621.4