U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending January 15, 2022 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 173,172,000 broilers, a 3-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

The 3-percent increase in slaughter compares with a 5-percent increase in eggs set in the United States, 10 weeks earlier, and a 1-percent increase in chicks placed 7 weeks earlier in the United States. USDA’s Broiler Hatchery report for January 12, 2022, can be viewed here.

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 –%
December
4240,845106
187,109
100
234,884104180,87499164,95799
11238,979
101
188,550
100
230,316107177,901104166,001100
18237,509
99
187,352
98
231,808104178,625100163,11598
25238,458
101
186,379
102
229,065104177,957102132,663*108
January
1236,385
100185,218
98
234,077105182,041101145,076**105
8236,910
101
184,919
98
238,275108183,927104163,24696
15



234,265105182,825101173,172
103

* Christmas Holiday — ** New Year’s Holiday

 

 

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