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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
15 February 2005, at 12:00am

US - Turkey eggs in incubators down 6%, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report - US - Turkey eggs in incubators down 6%, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). USDA NASS

Eggs in Incubators on February 1 Down 6 Percent

Turkey eggs in incubators on February 1, 2005, in the United States totaled 27.1 million, 6 percent below February 1 a year ago. Eggs in incubators were 3 percent below the January 1, 2005 total of 28.0 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 8 percent, West North Central down 13 percent, North and South Atlantic up slightly , South Central down 10 percent, and West down 14 percent.

Poults Placed During January Down 6 Percent From Last Year

The 21.9 million poults placed during January 2005 in the United States were down 6 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago. Placements were down 1 percent from December 2004.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 1 percent, West North Central down 4 percent, North and South Atlantic down 11 percent, South Central down 16 percent, and West up 7 percent.


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

Source: USDA NASS - Turkey Hatchery Report - 14th February 2005

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