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UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics - April 2011

by 5m Editor
9 May 2011, at 12:00am

By Defra. This monthly publication combines the UK Hatcheries Survey and Poultry Slaughterhouse Survey results together with other Defra statistics.

Key points

UK broiler chick placings were slightly higher than March 2010 at 68 million birds and UK turkey placings were 23 per cent higher than March 2010 at 1.0 million birds.

UK broiler slaughterings were one per cent higher than March 2010 at 65 million birds. UK turkey slaughterings were 3.3 per cent higher than March 2010 at 1.0 million birds.

UK poultry meat production was 115,000 tonnes, one per cent higher than in March 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 ofbroiler chickens


Table 2.5. UK poultrymeat production (a,b)

Further Reading

- You can view the full report by clicking here.

May 2011