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UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics

22 January 2015

UK Poultry and Poultrymeat Statistics - November and December 2014UK Poultry and Poultrymeat Statistics - November and December 2014

UK Poultry & Poultrymeat Reports

This release shows the latest monthly information on poultry statistics, including hatchery output, slaughtering and meat production volumes.

The key results for December 2014 in comparison to December 2013 are given below:

  • UK commercial layer chick placings were up 24% to 2.9 million chicks.
  • UK broiler chick placings were up 0.6% at 72.7 million chicks.
  • The number of turkey chick placings were up 22% at 0.9 million chicks.
  • Turkey slaughterings were down 10.1% at 1.7 million birds.
  • UK broiler slaughterings were 2.3% lower at 66.1 million birds.
  • Total UK poultry meat production was 123.8 thousand tonnes, down 2.1%.

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