UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics - July 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 June 2011.
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Key points

  • UK broiler chick placings were 1.7 per cent higher than June 2010 at 70 million birds and UK turkey placings were 11 per cent higher than June 2010 at 1.5 million birds.
  • UK broiler slaughterings were 1.5 per cent higher than June 2010 at 67 million birds. UK turkey slaughterings were 17 per cent higher than June 2010 at 1.0 million birds.
  • UK poultry meat production was 118,000 tonnes, slightly higher than in June 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 poultry meat production (a,b)

Further Reading

- You can view the full report by clicking here.

July 2011
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