U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending December 11, 2021 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 168,432,000 broilers, a 2-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

The 2-percent increase in slaughter compares with a 2-percent increase in eggs set in the United States, 10 weeks earlier, and a 2-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
30238,275
106
178,625
104
239,045103185,51299164,21699
November
6234,265
106
177,957
99
235,042101182,68698164,58497
13241,097
108
181,993
104233,883101180,69097165,39999
20240,183
102
183,889
102
230,803103179,34799163,472100
27241,020
102
182,736
104
228,622101177,41498124,235*93
December
4240,172
101
186,656
103
234,884107180,874102164,95799
11



230,316102177,90198168,432102

* Thanksgiving Holiday

 

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