UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics - June 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 May 2011.
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Key Points

  • UK broiler chick placings were two per cent higher than May 2010 at 70 million birds and UK turkey placings were 24 per cent higher than May 2010 at 1.2 million birds.
  • UK broiler slaughterings were one per cent higher than May 2010 at 67 million birds. UK turkey slaughterings were 18 per cent higher than May 2010 at 1.0 million birds.
  • UK poultry meat production was 117,000 tonnes, 1.3 per cent higher than in May 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.

July 2011
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