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UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics

22 October 2015

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

• UK commercial layer chick placings were down 13% to 2.5 million chicks.

• UK broiler chick placings were up 6.1% at 75.5 million chicks.

• Turkey chick placings were down 3.6% at 2.2 million chicks.

• Turkey slaughterings were up 4.5% at 1.1 million birds.

• UK broiler slaughterings were 3.6% higher at 71.9 million birds.

• Total UK poultry meat production was 130.1 thousand tonnes, up 1.3%.

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