U.S. total broiler slaughter for the week ending August 25 is estimated by USDA-AMS’s Poultry Market News Service to be 157,974,000 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 1-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 –%
July
7193,7659993163,6599993198,16296165,55296142,699
98
14196,11110095163,2049994199,96496167,12497156,031
98
21195,11710093163,89310194199,79097166,58497158,653
99
28196,29410194161,1829995200,72097167,32499158,180
99
August
4195,37210094163,72810096201,02398167,44599154,911
98
11193,25310093162,26610094201,50198167,758100155,961
100
18 191,9579993162,47910194199,86498165,77198157,872
99
196,53698163,65999157,974
100

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

 

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