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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

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

US - Turkey eggs in incubators down 4%, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report - US - Turkey eggs in incubators down 4%, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Eggs in Incubators on November 1 Down 4 Percent

Turkey eggs in incubators on November 1, 2005, in the United States totaled 27.1 million, down 4 percent from November 1 a year ago. Eggs in incubators were 2 percent above the October 1, 2005 total of 26.5 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 4 percent, West North Central down 1 percent, North and South Atlantic up 1 percent, South Central down 31 percent, and West down 11 percent.

Poults Placed During October Up 3 Percent From Last Year

The 21.4 million poults placed during October 2005 in the United States were up 3 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago. Placements were down 6 percent from September 2005.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 14 percent, West North Central up 7 percent, North and South Atlantic up 2 percent, South Central down 30 percent, and West down 2 percent.

Turkey Poults Placed
United States, 2003 - 2005


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

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