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USDA Turkey Hatchery and Raised

17 September 2012

USDA Turkey Hatchery - 17 September 2012USDA Turkey Hatchery - 17 September 2012

Turkey Hatchery

Eggs in Incubators on September 1 Down 6 Percent from Last Year

Turkey eggs in incubators on September 1, 2012, in the United States totaled 26.3 million, down 6 percent from September 1, 2011. Eggs in incubators were down 9 percent from the August 1, 2012 total of 28.9 million eggs.

Poults Hatched During August Down Slightly from Last Year

Turkey poults hatched during August 2012, in the United States totaled 23.8 million, down slightly from August 2011. Poults hatched were down 9 percent from the July 2012 total of 26.2 million poults.

Net Poults Placed During August Down 2 Percent from Last Year

The 23.5 million net poults placed during August 2012 in the United States were down 2 percent from the number placed during the same month a year earlier. Net placements were down 11 percent from the July 2012 total of 26.4 million.

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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