U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending December 1 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 168,927,000 broilers, a 1-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

The 1-percent increase in slaughter compares with no change in eggs set in the United States, 10 weeks earlier, and a 1-percent decrease 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 –%
October
20214,851
99
172,160
100
227,196101184,439101167,901102
27217,332
99
173,906
100
226,222100183,171101165,372101
November
3214,870
100
173,781
99
224,861100181,204100164,459100
10221,857
100
172,232
98
220,677100178,152100163,787100
17226,092
99
175,088
98
216,642100174,380100159,84899
24227,937
101
172,907
99
212,66599170,49198125,285100
December    
1 —


220,682100177,14799168,927101

 

 

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