U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending April 6, 2019 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 168,263,000 broilers, a 6-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

The 6-percent increase in slaughter compares with 2-percent increase in eggs set in the United States, 10 weeks earlier, and a 2-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 –%
February
23232,516102
184,178
102
225,12698181,35899160,19499
March
2230,822
101
183,462
101
229,026101183,763101162,582102
9231,655
102
184,218
101
228,688101184,183101160,268100
16231,933
102
185,706
102
227,053101182,866101160,746101
23230,709
102
183,559
100
228,524102184,010102163,402104
30231,458
102
185,210
101
228,309102183,281103161,340102
April    
6



229,387102183,591102168,263106

 

 

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