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UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics


25 April 2016

UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics - March 2016UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics - March 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 March 2016 in comparison to March 2015 are given below:

  • UK commercial layer chick placings were down by 11% to 2.9 million chicks.
  • UK broiler chick placings were up by 3.3% at 76.8 million chicks.
  • Turkey chick placings were down by 3.9% at 0.9 million chicks.
  • Turkey slaughterings were down by 4.6% at 0.8 million birds.
  • UK broiler slaughterings were 1.2% higher at 72.1 million birds.
  • Total UK poultry meat production was 125.2 thousand tonnes, down 1.0%.

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