U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending March 10 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 163,097,000 broilers, a 2-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

The 2-percent increase in slaughter compares with a 2-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 year
– 000 –%– 000 –%– 000 –%– 000 –%– 000 –%
January
27224,639102180,638101227,035103183,642102166,031101
February
3226,890103179,565101225,350102181,786101165,335102
10225,953102178,323100231,394105185,817104162,822100
17227,353102179,723100220,563100178,836100163,506102
24227,305102181,108101228,652104184,099103162,267101
March
3227,427102181,141101227,501104182,782103159,499100
10 225,433102 181,638101 163,097102

All percentage changes are compared with earlier.

 

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