U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending April 21 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 163,534,000 broilers, a 3-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

The 3-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 –%
March
10228,067102183,214101225,433102181,638101160,433100
17228,129102182,836101225,594103180,638101159,24898
24227,090103183,322100224,892103179,643101157,45499
31227,961102183,084101223,524102178,316100158,69699
April
7228,202102183,679 101224,639102179,610100158,73998
14228,996103182,184101226,903103180,964101159,39999
21225,881102181,145101163,534 103

 

 

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