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UK Poultry and Poultry Meat Statistics - September 2010

by 5m Editor
22 September 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 August 2010.

Key points

UK broiler chick placings were 1.1 per cent higher than August 2009 at 69 million birds and UK turkey placings were 9.1 per cent higher than August 2009 at 2.1 million birds.

UK broiler slaughterings were 5.4 per cent higher than August 2009 at 66.1 million birds while turkey slaughtering were 2.6 per cent lower than August 2009 at 0.9 million birds.

UK poultry meat production was 118,000 tonnes, 6.9 per cent higher than in August 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. 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

Section 3. UK Poultry Slaughterings - Numbers Slaughtered and Average Weights

Chart 3.1. UK slaughter of broiler chickens

Section 4. UK Poultrymeat 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.

September 2010