U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending June 18, 2022 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 166,007,000 broilers, a 1-percent decrease from the same week a year earlier.

The 1-percent decrease in slaughter compares with a 1-percent increase in eggs set in the United States, 10 weeks earlier, and a 1-percent increase 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 –%
May
7240,575100187,465100239,17399185,84599162,882100
14242,297
101
188,429
100
240,897100187,487100165,073101
21243,013
101
189,569
101
240,221101187,348100166,71999
28242,126
101
188,878
100
240,836101187,753100168,489102*
June
4242,728
101
190,201
102
239,910100187,490100150,902129**
11242,763
101
190,713
101
240,446100188,04899168,06599
18



239,173101187,289101166,00799

*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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