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UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics

28 May 2015

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

  • UK commercial layer chick placings were up 12% to 3.4 million chicks.
  • UK broiler chick placings were up 2.2% at 93.6 million chicks.
  • The number of turkey chick placings were up 13% at 1.4 million chicks.
  • Turkey slaughterings were up 23% at 1.1 million birds.
  • UK broiler slaughterings were 2.4% higher at 89.3 million birds.
  • Total UK poultry meat production was 158 thousand tonnes, up 3.6%.

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