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UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics


26 September 2016

UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics – August 2016UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics – August 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 August 2016 in comparison to August 2015 are given below:

  • UK commercial layer chick placings were up by 4.6% to 2.2 million chicks.
  • UK broiler chick placings were up by 3.3% at 77.3 million chicks.
  • Turkey chick placings were down by 14% at 2.0 million chicks.
  • Turkey slaughterings were down by 2.7% at 1.0 million birds.
  • UK broiler slaughterings were 0.4% lower at 74.6 million birds.
  • Total UK poultry meat production was 132 thousand tonnes, down 1.9%.

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