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UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics

24 September 2015

UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics - August 2015UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics - August 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 August 2015 in comparison to August 2014 are given below:

  • UK commercial layer chick placings were up 5.7% to 2.0 million chicks.
  • UK broiler chick placings were up 3.8% at 74.6 million chicks.
  • Turkey chick placings were up 14% at 2.3 million chicks.
  • Turkey slaughterings were up 6.3% at 0.9 million birds.
  • UK broiler slaughterings were 3.8% higher at 72.9 million birds.
  • Total UK poultry meat production was 129.7 thousand tonnes, up 2.1%.

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