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UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics


23 April 2015

UK Poultry and Poultrymeat Statistics - 23 April 2015UK Poultry and Poultrymeat Statistics - 23 April 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 March 2015 in comparison to March 2014 are given below:

  • UK commercial layer chick placings were up 7.8% to 3.3 million chicks.

  • UK broiler chick placings were up 2.2% at 74.3 million chicks.

  • The number of turkey chick placings were down 4.1% at 1 million chicks.

  • Turkey slaughterings were up 10.6% at 0.9 million birds.

  • UK broiler slaughterings were 2.7% higher at 71.2 million birds.

  • Total UK poultry meat production was 119.9 thousand tonnes, down 1.2%.

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