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UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics - January 2011

by 5m Editor
1 February 2011, at 12:00am

By Defra. This monthly publication combines the UK Hatcheries Survey and Poultry Slaughterhouse Survey results together with other Defra statistics. It includes data to December 2010.

Key Points

UK broiler chick placings for December 2010 were 84 million birds and UK turkey placings were 1.1 million birds.

UK broiler slaughterings for December 2010 were 80 million birds and UK turkey slaughterings were 2.3 million birds.

UK poultry meat production for December 2010 was 148 thousand tonnes.

*December 2010 is a five week statistical month and therefore data are not comparable with December 2009.

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.

February 2011