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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
16 February 2004, at 12:00am

US - Turkey eggs in incubators down 8 percent, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report - US - Turkey eggs in incubators down 8 percent, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Eggs in Incubators on February 1 Down 8 Percent

Turkey eggs in incubators on February 1, 2004, in the United States totaled 28.1 million, down 8 percent from February 1 a year ago.

Eggs in incubators were 1 percent below the January 2004 total of 28.4 million. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central, down 11 percent; West North Central, down 2 percent; North and South Atlantic, down 17 percent; South Central, down 9 percent; and West, up 3 percent.

Poults Placed During January Down 8 Percent From Last Year

The 23.3 million poults placed during January 2004 in the United States were down 8 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago.

Placements were down 1 percent from the December 2003 total of 23.4 million. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central, down 12 percent; West North Central, down 6 percent; North and South Atlantic, down 9 percent; South Central, down 5 percent; and West, down 9 percent.

Turkey Poults Placed
United States 2002 - 2004

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Source: USDA NASS - Turkey Hatchery Report - 13th February 2004

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