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UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics

25 June 2015

UK Poultry and Poultrymeat Statistics - 25 June 2015UK Poultry and Poultrymeat Statistics - 25 June 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 May 2015 in comparison to May 2014 are given below:

  • UK commercial layer chick placings were up 5.7% to 2.6 million chicks.
  • UK broiler chick placings were up 3.3% at 75.3 million chicks.
  • Turkey chick placings were up 2.1% at 1.0 million chicks.
  • Turkey slaughterings were up 24% at 1.0 million birds.
  • UK broiler slaughterings were 2.3% higher at 71.8 million birds.
  • Total UK poultry meat production was 128 thousand tonnes, up 4.2%.

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