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USDA Turkey Hatchery and Raised

15 January 2016

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Turkey Hatchery

Eggs in Incubators on January 1 Down 8 Percent from Last Year

Turkey eggs in incubators on January 1, 2016, in the United States totaled 26.9 million, down 8 percent from January 1, 2015. Eggs in incubators were up 5 percent from the December 1, 2015 total of 25.7 million eggs.

Poults Hatched During December Down 9 Percent from Last Year

Turkey poults hatched during December 2015, in the United States totaled 22.5 million, down 9 percent from December 2014. Poults hatched were up 7 percent from the November 2015 total of 21.1 million poults.

Net Poults Placed During December Down 1 Percent from Last Year

The 22.4 million net poults placed during December 2015 in the United States were down 1 percent from the number placed during the same month a year earlier. Net placements were up 6 percent from the November 2015 total of 21.0 million.

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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