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

U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending September 27 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 160,537,000 broilers, a 2-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

The 2-percent increase in slaughter compares with a 3-percent increase in eggs set in the United States, 10 weeks earlier, and a 2-percent increase 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 – %
August
16 213,270 102 174,968 101 213,827 101 174,463 100 158,114 100
23 213,484 101 174,382 102 211,474 100 173,183 99 160,348 99
30 212,059 102 173,613 100 213,141 101 173,800 100 163,643 100
September
6 209,832 103 173,814 101 211,982 101 173,187 100 144,453 103
13 208,655 103 174,543 101 212,282 101 172,953 99 159,441 101
20 205,441 103 173,250 101 214,370 101 174,529 100 157,337 98
27 214,967 103 175,216 102 160,537 102

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.