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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

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

US - Turkey eggs in incubators down 7 percent, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report - US - Turkey eggs in incubators down 7 percent, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Eggs in Incubators on March 1 Down 7 Percent

Turkey eggs in incubators on March 1, 2004, in the United States totaled 28.9 million, down 7 percent from March 1 a year ago.

Eggs in incubators were 1 percent above the February 2004 total of 28.8 million. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central, down 5 percent; West North Central, down 7 percent; North and South Atlantic, down 5 percent; South Central, down 18 percent; and West, down 11 percent.

Poults Placed During February Down 4 Percent From Last Year

The 22.9 million poults placed during February 2004 in the United States were down 4 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago.

Placements were down 2 percent from the January 2004 total of 23.3 million. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central, down 12 percent; West North Central, down 1 percent; North and South Atlantic, down 3 percent; South Central, down 13 percent; and West, up 6 percent.

Turkey Poults Placed
United States 2002 - 2004

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

Source: USDA NASS - Turkey Hatchery Report - 12th March 2004

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