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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
13 January 2005, at 12:00am

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

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

Eggs in Incubators on January 1 Down 1 Percent

Turkey eggs in incubators on January 1, 2005, in the United States totaled 28.2 million, 1 percent below January 1 a year ago. Eggs in incubators were 2 percent above the December 1, 2004 total of 27.7 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 2 percent, West North Central up 1 percent, North and South Atlantic down 3 percent, South Central down 4 percent, and West up 8 percent.

Poults Placed During December Down 5 Percent From Last Year

The 22.2 million poults placed during December 2004 in the United States were down 5 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago. Placements were down slightly from November 2004.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 10 percent, West North Central down 3 percent, North and South Atlantic down 9 percent, South Central down slightly, and West up 8 percent.

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

Source: USDA NASS - Turkey Hatchery Report - 13th January 2005

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