UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics - November 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 October 2011.
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Key Points

  • UK broiler chick placings were 0.7 per cent higher than October 2010 at 88 million birds and UK turkey placings were five per cent lower than October 2010 at 1.2 million birds.
  • UK broiler slaughterings were two per cent higher than October 2010 at 84 million birds. UK turkey slaughterings were 13 per cent higher than October 2010 at 2.1 million birds.
  • UK poultry meat production was 164,000 tonnes, three per cent higher than October 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 download the full report by clicking here.

December 2011
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