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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
15 December 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 December 1 Down 6 Percent

Turkey eggs in incubators on December 1, 2003, in the United States totaled 28.1 million, down 6 percent from December 1 a year ago.

Eggs in incubators were 2 percent below the November 2003 total of 28.7 million.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central, up 5 percent; West North Central, down 4 percent; North and South Atlantic, down 10 percent; South Central, down 17 percent; and West, down 17 percent.

Poults Placed During November Down 8 Percent From Last Year

The 22.0 million poults placed during November 2003 in the United States were down 8 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago.

Placements were down 4 percent from the October 2003 total of 22.8 million.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central, down 5 percent; West North Central, down 8 percent; North and South Atlantic, down 7 percent; South Central, down 18 percent; and West, down 6 percent.

To view the full report, including tables, please click here (PDF Format)

Source: USDA NASS - Turkey Hatchery Report - 12th December 2003

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