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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

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

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

Eggs in Incubators on August 1 Down Slightly

Turkey eggs in incubators on August 1, 2003, in the United States totaled 32.2 million, down slightly from August 1 a year ago.

Eggs in incubators were 1 percent above the July 2003 total of 32.0 million. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central, unchanged; West North Central, down 2 percent; North and South Atlantic, up 5 percent; South Central, down 26 percent; and West, up 19 percent.

Poults Placed During July Down 2 Percent From Last Year

The 25.2 million poults placed during July 2003 in the United States were down 2 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago.

Placements were down 1 percent from the June 2003 total of 25.4 million. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central, down 7 percent; West North Central, unchanged; North and South Atlantic, up 4 percent; South Central, down 17 percent; and West, down 6 percent.


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Source: USDA NASS - Turkey Hatchery Report - 13th August 2003

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