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UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics - May 2011

by 5m Editor
3 June 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 two per cent higher than April 2010 at 88 million birds and UK turkey placings were 16 per cent higher than April 2010 at 1.3 million birds.

UK broiler slaughterings were one per cent higher than April 2010 at 82 million birds. UK turkey slaughterings were 17 per cent higher than April 2010 at 1.3 million birds.

UK poultry meat production was 146,000 tonnes, one per cent more than in April 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 of broiler chickens


Table 2.5. UK poultrymeat production (a,b)

Further Reading

- You can view the full report by clicking here.

June 2011