UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics – August 2011

By Defra. This monthly publication combines the UK Hatcheries Survey and Poultry Slaughterhouse Survey results together with other Defra statistics, and trade data. It includes data to July 2011.
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Key Points

  • UK broiler chick placings were 0.7 per cent higher than July 2010 at 87 million birds and UK turkey placings were 15 per cent higher than July 2010 at 2.3 million birds.
  • UK broiler slaughterings were 1.6 per cent higher than July 2010 at 84 million birds. UK turkey slaughterings were 18 per cent higher than July 2010 at 1.3 million birds.
  • UK poultry meat production was 148,000 tonnes, 1.6 per cent higher than July 2010.

Section 1. United Kingdom Hatcheries Data – Placings And Eggs Set

Chart 1.1. Commercial broiler chicks placed in the UK from UK hatcheries


Chart 1.3. Turkey poults placed in the UK from UK hatcheries

Section 2. UK Poultry Slaughterings – Numbers Slaughtered, Average Weights and Poultry Meat Production



Table 2.5. UK poultrymeat production (a,b)

Further Reading

- You can view the full report by clicking here.

September 2011
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