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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

15 May 2008
National Agricultural Statistics Service

US - Turkey eggs in incubators up 1%, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Eggs in Incubators on May 1 Up 1 Percent from Last Year

Turkey eggs in incubators on May 1, 2008, in the United States totaled 33.1 million, up 1 percent from May 1, 2007. Eggs in incubators were up 4 percent from the April 1, 2008 total of 31.9 million eggs. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 1 percent, West North Central down 3 percent, North and South Atlantic up 6 percent, and South Central and West down 2 percent.

Poults Hatched During April Up 1 Percent from Last Year

Turkey poults hatched during April 2008, in the United States totaled 26.5 million, up 1 percent from April 2007. Poults hatched were down 1 percent from the March 2008 total of 26.8 million poults. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 6 percent, West North Central down 4, North and South Atlantic up 11 percent, and South Central and West down 5 percent.

Poults Hatched During April Up 1 Percent from Last Year

Turkey poults hatched during April 2008, in the United States totaled 26.5 million, up 1 percent from April 2007. Poults hatched were down 1 percent from the March 2008 total of 26.8 million poults. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 6 percent, West North Central down 4, North and South Atlantic up 11 percent, and South Central and West down 5 percent.

Net Poults Placed During April Down 1 Percent from Last Year

The 25.8 million net poults placed during April 2008 in the United States were down 1 percent from the number placed during the same month a year earlier. Net placements were down 2 percent from the March 2008 total of 26.4 million.

U.S. Turkey Net Poult Placements


 

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