U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending December 8 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 166,917,000 broilers, a 2-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

The 2-percent increase in slaughter compares with no change in eggs set in the United States, 10 weeks earlier, and no change 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
27217,332
99
173,906
100
226,222100183,171101165,372101
November
3214,870
100
173,781
99
224,861100181,204100164,459100
10221,710
100
172,232
98
220,677100178,152100163,787100
17226,218
99
175,151
98
216,642100174,380100159,84899
24227,933
101
173,059
99
212,66599170,49198125,285100
December
1230,68899
178,133
100
220,682100177,14799165,50999




214,099100172,160100166,917102

 

 

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