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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
14 July 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 July 1 Down 2 Percent From Last Year

Turkey eggs in incubators on July 1, 2005, in the United States totaled 30.5 million, 2 percent below July 1 a year ago. Eggs in incubators were slightly above the June 1, 2005 total of 30.4 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 5 percent, West North Central down 2 percent, North and South Atlantic down 2 percent, South Central down 9 percent, and West down 3 percent.

Poults Placed During June Up 4 Percent From Last Year

The 24.3 million poults placed during June 2005 in the United States were up 4 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago. Placements were up 2 percent from May 2005.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 17 percent, West North Central up 5 percent, North and South Atlantic up 6 percent, South Central down 5 percent, and West down 14 percent.

Turkey Poults Placed
United States 2003-2005


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

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