U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending July 16, 2022 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 171,149,000 broilers, a 5-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

The 5-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 –%
June
4242,728
101
189,793
101
239,910100187,490100150,902129**
11242,624
101
190,656
101
240,446100188,04899168,06599
18241,924
102
190,154
101
239,173101187,289101163,51597
25241,278
101
189,763
100
239,511100187,465100170,125100
July
2239,484
101
190,218
102
240,063100188,427100171,973100
9243,756
102
189,211
102
241,798101189,573101151,092103
16



240,575100189,052100171,149105

**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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