U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending June 4, 2022 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 152,607,000 broilers, a 31-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

The 31-percent increase in slaughter compares with no-change 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 latest Broiler Hatchery report 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 –%
April
16239,511
100
187,490
100
239,181101185,56299160,96899
23240,063
100
188,048
99
240,020101186,02599160,82798
30241,798
101
187,289
101
239,621104186,679102165,625101
May
7240,575100187,465100239,17399185,84599162,882100
14242,356
101
188,496
100
240,897100187,487100165,073101
21242,886
101
189,596
101
240,221101187,348100166,71999
28241,444
100
189,943
101
240,836101187,753100168,489102*
June    
4



239,910100187,490100152,607131**

*Memorial Day holiday weekend

**Three states had a much higher number of plants that were down for last year’s holiday and COVID-19 was affecting some plant schedules.

 

 

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