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UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics - October 2011

by 5m Editor
28 October 2011, 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 September 2011.

Key points

  • UK broiler chick placings were 3.2 per cent higher than September 2010 at 71 million birds and UK turkey placings were 13 per cent higher than September 2010 at 2.3 million birds.
  • UK broiler slaughterings were slightly higher than September 2010 at 66 million birds. UK turkey slaughterings were 16 per cent higher than September 2010 at 1.3 million birds.
  • UK poultry meat production was 124,000 tonnes, 2.7 per cent higher than September 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.

November 2011