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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
15 October 2003, at 12:00am

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

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

Eggs in Incubators on October 1 Down 4 Percent

Turkey eggs in incubators on October 1, 2003, in the United States totaled 28.1 million, down 4 percent from October 1 a year ago. Eggs in incubators were 1 percent below the September 2003 total of 28.4 million. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central, down 11 percent; West North Central, down slightly; North and South Atlantic, down 3 percent; South Central, down 7 percent; and West, down 4 percent.

Poults Placed During September Down 2 Percent From Last Year

The 22.2 million poults placed during September 2003 in the United States were down 2 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago. Placements were down 8 percent from the August 2003 total of 24.0 million. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central, up 2 percent; West North Central, up 4 percent; North and South Atlantic, up slightly; South Central, down 17 percent; and West, down 28 percent.


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

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