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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
18 July 2011, at 8:28am

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

Eggs in incubators on 1 July down three per cent from last year

Turkey eggs in incubators on 1 July 2011 in the United States totalled 29.1 million, down three per cent from 1 July 2010.

Eggs in incubators were up three per cent from the total on 1 June 2011 of 28.2 million eggs.

Poults hatched during June down two per cent from last year

Turkey poults hatched during June 2011 in the United States totalled 23.8 million, down two per cent from June 2010.

Poults hatched were down one per cent from the total of 24.1 million poults in May 2011.

Net poults placed during June down two percent from last year

The 23.4 million net poults placed during June 2011 in the United States were down two per cent from the number placed during the same month a year earlier.

Net placements were down two per cent from the May 2011 total of 23.9 million.

Further Reading

- You can view the full report by clicking here.