U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending February 5, 2022 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 163,318,000 broilers, a 3-percent decrease from the same week a year earlier.

The 3-percent decrease 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. USDA’s Broiler Hatchery report for February 2, 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
25238,160
101
186,378
102
229,065104177,957102132,663*108
January
1236,948
100185,219
98
234,077105182,041101145,076**105
8237,433
101
184,67298
238,275108183,927104163,24696
15237,232
101
185,110
98
234,265105182,825101171,403101
22238,543
102
184,045
98
241,406103187,109100154,46294
29240,757
103
185,850100
240,594102188,550100168,869101
February
5242,318102187,35298163,31897

* Christmas Holiday — ** New Year’s Holiday

 

 

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