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UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics


28 June 2016

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

  • UK commercial layer chick placings were up by 13.8% to 2.9 million chicks.
  • UK broiler chick placings were up by 1.2% at 76.2 million chicks.
  • Turkey chick placings were down by 4.1% at 1.0 million chicks.
  • Turkey slaughterings were up by 7.3% at 1.2 million birds.
  • UK broiler slaughterings were 1.1% higher at 72.5 million birds.
  • Total UK poultry meat production was 131.4 thousand tonnes, up 1.6%.

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