U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending March 19, 2022 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 167,032,000 broilers, no change from the same week a year earlier.

The no change in slaughter compares with a 1-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 March 16, 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 –%
February
5239,181101185,62299242,318102187,35298154,73592
12239,841101184,58899240,845106186,378102168,799103
19239,621104185,895102238,979101185,21998166,031173*
26238,93599185,56199237,59499184,67298165,41793
March
5240,849100185,94899238,160101185,21898166,49896
12240,630101186,544102236,948100184,04898164,36397
19



237,433101186,130100 167,032100

* Last year’s winter ice storm in TX and surrounding states caused plants to be closed for up to 4 days.

 

 

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