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USDA Broiler Hatchery


24 September 2014

USDA Broiler Hatchery - 24 September 2014USDA Broiler Hatchery - 24 September 2014


Broiler Hatchery

Broiler-Type Eggs Set in the United States Up 3 Percent

Hatcheries in the United States weekly program set 205 million eggs in incubators during the week ending September 20, 2014, up 3 percent from a year ago. Hatcheries in the 19 State weekly program set 198 million eggs in incubators during the week ending September 20, 2014, up 3 percent from the year earlier. Average hatchability for chicks hatched during the week in the United States was 83 percent. Average hatchability is calculated by dividing chicks hatched during the week by eggs set three weeks earlier.

Broiler-Type Chicks Placed in the United States Up 1 Percent

Broiler growers in the United States weekly program placed 173 million chicks for meat production during the week ending September 20, 2014, up 1 percent from a year ago. Broiler growers in the 19 State weekly program placed 167 million chicks for meat production during the week ending September 20, 2014, up 1 percent from the year earlier. Cumulative placements from December 29, 2013 through September 20, 2014 for the United States were 6.55 billion. Cumulative placements were up slightly from the same period a year earlier.

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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