U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending January 22, 2022 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 160,366,000 broilers, a 2-percent decrease from the same week a year earlier.

The 2-percent decrease in slaughter compares with a 3-percent increase in eggs set in the United States, 10 weeks earlier, and no-change in chicks placed 7 weeks earlier in the United States. USDA’s Broiler Hatchery report for January 19, 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
11238,979
101
188,550
100
230,316107177,901104166,001100
18237,594
99
187,352
98
231,808104178,625100163,11598
25238,160
101
186,378
102
229,065104177,957102132,663*108
January
1236,385
100185,219
98
234,077105182,041101145,076**105
8237,145
101
184,65298
238,275108183,927104163,24696
15237,224
101
184,882
98
234,265105182,825101171,403101
22



241,406103187,109100 160,36698

* Christmas Holiday — ** New Year’s Holiday

 

 

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