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

U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending April 12 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 153,187,000 broilers, a 1-percent decrease from the same week a year earlier. The 1-percent decrease in slaughter compares with a 2-percent increase in eggs set in the United States, 10 weeks earlier, and no change in chicks placed 7 weeks earlier in the United States.

U.S. Eggs Set, Chicks Placed, Broiler Slaughter Report
Week ending Eggs set Chicks placed Eggs set Chicks placed Broilers slaughtered
change from change from 10 weeks previous 7 weeks previous
1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year 1
year
– 000 – % – 000 – % – 000 – % – 000 – % – 000 – %
March
1 209,740 101 167,675 100 208,901 170,236 100 153,521 99
8 209,595 101 168,350 99 208,451 170,256 102 149,809 98
15 209,298 101 168,656 99 207,257 102 168,864 100 154,472 102
22 206,900 100 170,090 100 209,297 103 169,369 101 151,931 99
29 207,902 100 170,580 100 207,163 102 168,538 100 150,843 101
April
5 210,072 101 170,594 100 208,504 102 169,500 100 155,489 101
12 208,316 102 168,722 100 153,187 99

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