UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics - February 2011

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

UK broiler chick placings were slightly higher than January 2010 at 84 million birds and UK turkey placings were 16 per cent higher than January 2010 at 1.3 million birds.

UK broiler slaughterings were 2.9 per cent lower than January 2010 at 76 million birds.

UK turkey slaughterings were 2.8 per cent lower than January 2010 at 1.6 million birds.

UK poultry meat production was 141 thousand tonnes, 1.5 per cent lower than in January 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

Chart 2.1: UK Slaughter of Broiler Chickens

Table 2.5: UK Poultrymeat Production (a,b)

Further Reading

- You can view the full report by clicking here.

March 2011
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