U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending December 22 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 170,712,000 broilers, a 7-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

The 7-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 –%
November
10221,607100
172,226
98
220,677100178,152100163,787100
17227,787100
175,176
98
216,642100174,380100159,84899
24228,392101
173,055
99
212,66599170,49198125,285100
December
1231,613100
178,187
100
220,682100177,14799165,50999
8221,531100
182,443
99
214,099100172,160100164,048100
15225,464
99
183,281
100
216,422100173,906100156,77396
22



216,376100173,78199170,712107

 

 

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