U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending January 8, 2022 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 165,410,000 broilers, a 3-percent decrease from the same week a year earlier.

The 3-percent decrease in slaughter compares with a 8-percent increase in eggs set in the United States, 10 weeks earlier, and a 4-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 –%
November
13241,406
103
182,041
101233,883104180,690100165,39999
20240,594
102
183,927
104
230,803102179,34799163,472100
27242,318
102
182,825
101
228,622104177,414100124,235*93
December
4240,848
106
187,111
100
234,884104180,87499164,95799
11238,914
101
188,520
100
230,316107177,901104166,001100
18237,478
99
187,305
98
231,808104178,625100163,11598
25238,478
101
186,416
102
229,065104177,957102132,663**108
January      
1236,267
100184,985
98
234,077105182,041101145,076***105
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238,275108183,927104165,410
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