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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

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

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

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

Eggs in Incubators on December 1 Up 2 Percent

Turkey eggs in incubators on December 1, 2005, in the United States totaled 28.3 million, up 2 percent from December 1 a year ago. Eggs in incubators were 3 percent above the November 1, 2005 total of 27.4 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 3 percent, West North Central up 1 percent, North and South Atlantic up 15 percent, South Central down 32 percent, and West down 1 percent.

Poults Placed During November Down 2 Percent From Last Year

The 21.8 million poults placed during November 2005 in the United States were down 2 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago. Placements were up 2 percent from October 2005.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 10 percent, West North Central up 3 percent, North and South Atlantic down 8 percent, South Central down 15 percent, and West down 9 percent.

Turkey Poults Placed
United States, 2003 - 2005


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

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