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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
14 July 2003, at 12:00am

US - Turkey eggs in incubators down 1 percent, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Eggs in Incubators on July 1 Down 1 Percent

Turkey eggs in incubators on July 1, 2003, in the United States totaled 32.0 million, down 1 percent from July 1 a year ago. Eggs in incubators were 3 percent below the June 2003 total of 33.0 million.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central, down 7 percent; West North Central, down 1 percent; North and South Atlantic, up 6 percent; South Central, down 15 percent; and West, down 1 percent.

Poults Placed During June Up 4 Percent From Last Year

The 25.4 million poults placed during June 2003 in the United States were up 4 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago. Placements were up 1 percent from the May 2003 total of 25.1 million.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central, down 8 percent; West North Central, up 2 percent; North and South Atlantic, up 27 percent; South Central, down 19 percent; and West, down 2 percent.

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Source: USDA NASS - Turkey Hatchery Report - 14th July 2003

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