U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending June 28 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 162,260,000 broilers, no change from the same week a year earlier. The no change in slaughter compares with a 3-percent increase in eggs set in the United States, 10 weeks earlier, and a 1-percent increase in chicks placed 7 weeks earlier in the United States.

U.S. Eggs Set, Chicks Placed, Broiler Slaughter Report
Week endingEggs setChicks placedEggs setChicks placedBroilers slaughtered
change fromchange from10 weeks previous7 weeks previous
1 year1 year1 year1 year1
– 000 –%– 000 –%– 000 –%– 000 –%– 000 –%
24 213,942 101 172,907 100210,365101171,577100157,94499
28213,423103173,842101162,260 100

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

Special Note

Revisions were also made to the December 29, 2013 to March 1, 2014 time period to provide consistency between historic revisions in the Hatchery Production 2013 Summary, published April 15, 2014. Please visit the NASS website at http://www.nass.usda.gov/ and utilize the Quick Stats Tools for complete data.


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