U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending July 9, 2022 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 152,250,000 broilers, a 4-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

The 4-percent increase in slaughter compares with a 1-percent increase in eggs set in the United States, 10 weeks earlier, and a 1-percent change 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
14242,329
101
188,427
100
240,897100187,487100165,073101
21243,313
101
189,573
101
240,221101187,348100166,71999
28242,927
101
189,052
100
240,836101187,753100168,489102*
June
4242,728
101
190,203
102
239,910100187,490100150,902129**
11242,624
101
191,004
101
240,446100188,04899168,06599
18242,040
102
190,654
101
239,173101187,289101163,51597
25241,231
101
190,489
101
239,511100187,465100170,125100
July      
2239,006
100
190,685
102
240,063100188,427100171,973100
9



241,798101189,573101152,250
104

*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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