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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
14 October 2005, at 12:00a.m.

US - Turkey eggs in incubators Up Slightly, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report - US - Turkey eggs in incubators dUp Slightly, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Eggs in Incubators on October 1 Up Slightly

Turkey eggs in incubators on October 1, 2005, in the United States totaled 26.7 million, up slightly from October 1 a year ago.

Eggs in incubators were 5 percent below the September 1, 2005 total of 28.2 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 1 percent, West North Central up 2 percent, North and South Atlantic up 3 percent, South Central down 24 percent, and West down 1 percent.

Poults Placed During September Up 7 Percent From Last Year

The 22.7 million poults placed during September 2005 in the United States were up 7 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago.

Placements were down 5 percent from August 2005.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 10 percent, West North Central up 13 percent, North and South Atlantic up 5 percent, South Central down 15 percent, and West up 8 percent.

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

Source: USDA NASS - Broiler Hatchery Report - 13th October 2005

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