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USDA Turkey Hatchery and Raised

30 September 2014

USDA Turkey Raised - 30 September 2014USDA Turkey Raised - 30 September 2014

Turkey Hatchery

Turkeys Raised Down 2 Percent from 2013

Turkeys Raised in the United States during 2014 is forecasted at 235 million, down 2 percent from the number raised during 2013.

A combination of six states account for nearly two-thirds of the turkeys produced in the United States during 2014. The largest turkey producing state is Minnesota, at 45.0 million turkeys, up 2 percent from the previous year. Arkansas produced 29.0 million turkeys, which is up 4 percent from the previous year. North Carolina decreased by 18 percent from last year, producing 28.0 million turkeys. Indiana increased by 9 percent from a year ago to 19.0 million turkeys. Missouri decreased by 6 percent from last year, producing 16.0 million turkeys. Virginia increased the number of turkeys raised compared to the previous year by 3 percent now at 16.0 million.

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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