U.S. total broiler slaughter for the week ending August 11 is estimated by USDA-AMS’s Poultry Market News Service to be 155,961,000 broilers, no change from the same week a year earlier.

The no change in slaughter compares with a 2-percent decrease in eggs set in 19 states, 10 weeks earlier, and no change 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 –%
June
23195,5009993167,75810095199,64896166,24196154,051
93
30195,7179993165,7719894200,19596167,07296158,358
93
July
7193,8399993163,6499993198,16296165,55296142,699
98
14196,19610095163,1909994199,96496167,12497156,031
98
21194,88310093163,88010194199,79097166,58497158,653
99
28196,34210194161,2609995200,72097167,32499158,180
99
August       
 
4195,34410094163,62010096201,02398167,44599154,911
98
11201,50198167,758100155,961
100

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