U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending January 29, 2022 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 171,917,000 broilers, a 3-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

The 3-percent increase in slaughter compares with a 2-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 26, 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
18237,594
99
187,352
98
231,808104178,625100163,11598
25238,160
101
186,378
102
229,065104177,957102132,663*108
January
1236,948
100185,219
98
234,077105182,041101145,076**105
8237,145
101
184,65198
238,275108183,927104163,24696
15237,563
101
184,772
98
234,265105182,825101171,403101
22237,254
101
183,854
98
241,406103187,109100154,46294
29



240,594102188,550100171,917
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* Christmas Holiday — ** New Year’s Holiday

 

 

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