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USDA Broiler Hatchery


25 April 2016

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Broiler Hatchery

Broiler-Type Eggs Set in the United States Down 1 Percent

Hatcheries in the United States weekly program set 218 million eggs in incubators during the week ending April 16, 2016, down 1 percent from a year ago. Hatcheries in the 19 State weekly program set 209 million eggs in incubators during the week ending April 16, 2016, down slightly from the year earlier. Average hatchability for chicks hatched during the week in the United States was 84 percent. Average hatchability is calculated by dividing chicks hatched during the week by eggs set three weeks earlier.

Broiler-Type Chicks Placed in the United States Down Slightly

Broiler growers in the United States weekly program placed 177 million chicks for meat production during the week ending April 16, 2016, down slightly from a year ago. Broiler growers in the 19 State weekly program placed 170 million chicks for meat production during the week ending April 16, 2016, down 1 percent from the year earlier. Cumulative placements from the week ending January 9, 2016 through April 16, 2016 for the United States were 2.66 billion. Cumulative placements were up 1 percent from the same period a year earlier

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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