U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending December 17, 2022 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 173,612,000 broilers, a 6-percent increase from the same week a year earlier.

The 6-percent increase in slaughter compares with a 3-percent increase in eggs set in the United States, 10 weeks earlier, and a 3-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 –%
Nov
5233,365100186,866105246,399105194,205106173,299105
12238,08099185,699102241,001103188,459104176,435107
19241,670100183,528100239,994104188,882105174,130107
26 *237,72598182,714100237,949104187,052105127,331102
Dec 
3240,999100187,011100242,498103190,687105172,200104
10239,922100189,864101239,712104187,655105172,213104
17237,424103184,353103173,612106

 

* Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend