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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
15 August 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 August 1 Down 1 Percent From Last Year

Turkey eggs in incubators on August 1, 2005, in the United States totaled 30.2 million, 1 percent below August 1 a year ago. Eggs in incubators were also 1 percent below the July 1, 2005 total of 30.6 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 3 percent, West North Central down slightly, North and South Atlantic up 2 percent, South Central down 8 percent, and West down 14 percent.

Poults Placed During July Down 2 Percent From Last Year

The 24.5 million poults placed during July 2005 in the United States were down 2 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago. Placements were up 1 percent from June 2005.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up slightly, West North Central down 2 percent, North and South Atlantic up 2 percent, South Central down 17 percent, and West down 7 percent.

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

Source: USDA NASS - Turkey Hatchery Report - 12th August 2005

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