Chicken exports in November last year gained 1.5 percent in quantity but slipped 1.6 percent in value over a year earlier.

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Intended U.S. placements of broiler pullet chicks for the hatchery supply flock for November 2013 were 7,215,000, 7 percent above the 6,767,000 pullet chicks placed in November 2012, according to the “Chickens and Eggs” report issued last month by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

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U.S. total broiler slaughter for the week ending January 11 is estimated by USDA-AMS’s Poultry Market News Service to be 157,753,000 broilers, a 1-percent decrease from the same week a year earlier.

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