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Eggs Set, Chicks Placed, Broilers Produced Report - Washington Report

U.S. total broiler slaughter for the week ending March 22 is estimated by USDA-AMS’s Poultry Market News Service to be 153,374,000 broilers, no change from the same week a year earlier.

The no change in slaughter compares with 3-percent increase in eggs set in the United States, 10 weeks earlier, and a 4-percent increase in chicks placed 7 weeks earlier in the United States.

Week ending
Eggs set Chicks placed Eggs set Chicks placed
change from change from 10 weeks previous 7 weeks previous Broilers slaughtered
1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year
– 000 – % – 000 – % – 000 – % – 000 – % – 000 – %
February
8 207,014 101 168,538 100 207,776 165,946 160,029 103
15 207,772 100 169,196 100 209,238 163,918 143,693 95
22 207,822 100 168,604 100 208,969 164,639 101 159,979 106
March
1 209,633 101 167,626 99 208,329 170,236 104 153,521 99
8 208,985 101 168,407 99 207,141 170,256 105 149,809 98
15 209,065 101 168,731 99 208,864 106 168,864 104 154,472 102
22 201,516 103 169,369 104 153,374 100

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