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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

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

US - Turkey eggs in incubators down 2%, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report - US - Turkey eggs in incubators down 2%, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). USDA NASS

Eggs in Incubators on May 1 Down 2 Percent From Last Year

Turkey eggs in incubators on May 1, 2005, in the United States totaled 29.1 million, 2 percent below May 1 a year ago. Eggs in incubators were 1 percent below the April 1, 2005 total of 29.3 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 2 percent, West North Central up 4 percent, North and South Atlantic down 6 percent, South Central down 10 percent, and West down 10 percent.

Poults Placed During April Down 5 Percent From Last Year

The 23.5 million poults placed during April 2005 in the United States were down 5 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago. Placements were up 1 percent from March 2005.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 1 percent, West North Central down slightly, North and South Atlantic down 13 percent, South Central down 14 percent, and West up 13 percent.

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

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

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