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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
17 February 2011, at 7:45am

US - According to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), six per cent more turkey eggs were in incubators on 1 February 2011 than the same date in the previous year and six per cent more poults were hatched in January 2011 than in the same month of 2010.

Eggs in incubators on 1 February up six per cent from last year

Turkey eggs in incubators on 1 February 2011 in the United States totalled 28.2 million, up six per cent from 1 February 2010. Eggs in incubators were up one per cent from the 1 January 2011 total of 27.9 million eggs.

Poults hatched during January up six per cent from last year

Turkey poults hatched during January 2011 in the United States totalled 23.8 million, up six per cent from January 2010. Poults hatched were up one per cent from the December 2010 total of 23.5 million poults.

Net poults placed during January up five per cent from last year

The 22.9 million net poults placed during January 2011 in the United States were up five per cent from the number placed during the same month a year earlier. Net placements were up one per cent from the December 2010 total of 22.6 million.

Further Reading

- You can view the full report by clicking here.