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USDA Turkey Hatchery and Raised

22 November 2016

USDA Turkey Hatchery - October 2016USDA Turkey Hatchery - October 2016

Turkey Hatchery

Eggs in Incubators on November 1 Up 11 Percent from Last Year

Turkey eggs in incubators on November 1, 2016, in the United States totaled 27.8 million, up 11 percent from November 1, 2015. Eggs in incubators were down 2 percent from the October 1, 2016 total of 28.4 million eggs.

Poults Hatched During October Up 14 Percent from Last Year

Turkey poults hatched during October 2016, in the United States totaled 23.6 million, up 14 percent from October 2015. Poults hatched were down slightly from the September 2016 total of 23.6 million poults.

Net Poults Placed During October Up 8 Percent from Last Year

The 21.8 million net poults placed during October 2016 in the United States were up 8 percent from the number placed during the same month a year earlier. Net placements were up 1 percent from the September 2016 total of 21.6 million.

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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