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UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics - May 2010

by 5m Editor
24 May 2010, at 12:00am

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 April 2010.

Key Results for April 2010

UK broiler chick placings were 7.4 per cent higher than April 2009 at 85.8 million birds, but UK turkey placings were 5.2 per cent lower than April 2009 at 1.1 million birds.

Broiler slaughterings were 7.4 per cent higher than April 2009 at 81.2 million birds. UK turkey slaughtering were 21 per cent lower than April 2009 at 1.1 million birds.

Poultry meat production for the month was 144,000 tonnes, 4.5 per cent higher than in April 2009.

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

United Kingdom Trade in Live Poultry

Chart 2.1: UK Imports and Exports of Commercial Broiler Chicks


Chart 2.2: UK Imports and Exports of Turkey Poults

UK Poultry Slaughterings - Numbers Slaughtered and Average Weights

Chart 3.1: UK Slaughter of Broiler Chickens

UK Poultry Meat Production, Trade and Supplies

Chart 4.2: UK Imports of Whole Birds and Poultry Cuts


Chart 4.3: UK Exports of Whole Birds and Poultry Cuts

Further Reading

- You can view the full report by clicking here.

May 2010