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UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics

26 March 2015

UK Poultry and Poultrymeat Statistics - February 2015UK Poultry and Poultrymeat Statistics - February 2015

UK Poultry & Poultrymeat Reports

Key points

This release shows the latest monthly information on poultry statistics, including hatchery output, slaughtering and meat production volumes. The key results for February 2015 in comparison to February 2014 are given below:

  •  UK commercial layer chick placings were up 4.3% to 2.7 million chicks.
  •  UK broiler chick placings were up 2.7% at 74.4 million chicks.
  •  The number of turkey chick placings were down 2.8% at 1million chicks.
  •  Turkey slaughterings were up 3.7% at 1.3 million birds.
  •  UK broiler slaughterings were 2.2% higher at 70.7 million birds.
  •  Total UK poultry meat production was 122.9 thousand tonnes, down 3.9%.

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