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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
15 February 2006, at 12:00am

US - Turkey eggs in incubators up 10%, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report - US - Turkey eggs in incubators up 10%, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Eggs in Incubators on February 1 Up 10 Percent

Turkey eggs in incubators on February 1, 2006, in the United States totaled 29.8 million, up 10 percent from February 1 a year ago. Eggs in incubators were slightly above the January 1, 2006 total of 29.8 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 5 percent, West North Central up 9 percent, North and South Atlantic up 27 percent, and South Central and West combined, down 10 percent.

Poults Placed During January Up 11 Percent From Last Year

The 24.4 million poults placed during January 2006 in the United States were up 11 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago. Placements were up 3 percent from December 2005.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 5 percent, West North Central up 13 percent, North and South Atlantic up 19 percent, South Central and West were unchanged from last year.

Turkey Poults Placed
United States, 2004 - 2006


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Source: USDA NASS - Turkey Hatchery Report - 14th February 2006

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