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UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics


24 March 2016

UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics - February 2016UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics - February 2016


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 February 2016 in comparison to February 2015 are given below:

  • UK commercial layer chick placings were up by 13.5% to 3 million chicks. ? UK broiler chick placings were up by 2.0% at 75.9 million chicks.
  • Turkey chick placings were down by 11% at 0.9 million chicks.
  • Turkey slaughterings were down by 5.3% at 1.2 million birds.
  • UK broiler slaughterings were 1.1% higher at 71.5 million birds.
  • Total UK poultry meat production was 132.8 thousand tonnes, up 3.6%.

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