U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending January 7, 2023 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 162,549,000 broilers, no change from the same week a year earlier.

The no change in slaughter compares with a 1-percent decrease 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 from change from10 weeks previous7 weeks previous
 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year 1 year
 – 000 –%– 000 –%– 000 –%– 000 –%– 000 –%
Nov          
12238,08099185,683102241,001103188,459104176,435107
19241,659100183,550100239,994104188,882105174,130107
26 *239,53999183,023100237,949104187,052105127,331102
Dec          
3241,237100187,049100242,498103190,687105172,200104
10240,581101190,186101239,712104187,655105172,213104
17240,319101188,102100237,424103184,353103170,176104
24 **240,044101188,666101237,419104186,866105160,890121
31***238,669101187,982101237,281101185,683102140,16497
Jan          
7235,00299183,550100162,549100

 

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