U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending October 14 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 168,331,000 broilers, a 8-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

The 8-percent increase in slaughter compares with a 5-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.

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 year
– 000 –%– 000 –%– 000 –%– 000 –%– 000 –%
September
2221,252104182,474102224,523103182,477102167,250100
9216,479104182,393103223,688104182,302103148,993102
16216,567105182,344102226,045103183,837102165,604
101
23222,513104178,917103225,901104183,600102167,352103
30214,589103175,239102226,824105184,414103166,976102
October
7216,723103174,741103226,564105184,115104165,846102
14227,949105184,703104 168,331108

All percentage changes are compared with earlier.

 

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