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Canadian Poultry and Egg Statistics

28 May 2015

Canadian Poultry and Egg Statistics - March 2015 and Annual 2014Canadian Poultry and Egg Statistics - March 2015 and Annual 2014

Canadian  Poultry & Egg Statistics

Egg production increased 3.9% in March from the same month a year earlier to 56.6 million dozen.

Egg production reached 666.6 million dozen in 2014, up 0.4% from 2013. The value of egg sales increased 0.2% from 2013 to $1.2 billion.

Placements of hatchery chicks on farms declined 3.5% to 56.3 million birds in April compared with the same month a year earlier.

Stocks of frozen poultry meat in cold storage on May 1, 2015, were up 6.0% from the same date a year earlier to 66 492 tonnes.

Canadian farmers produced 1.3 million tonnes of poultry meat in 2014. Chicken, including stewing hens, accounted for 86.7% of all poultry meat produced, up 1.6% from 2013. Turkey production stood at 167 899 tonnes in 2014, down 0.2% from the previous year. Sales of poultry meat, including turkey, decreased 2.8% to $2.8 billion.

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