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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
16 March 2006, at 12:00am

US - Turkey eggs in incubators up 7%, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report - US - Turkey eggs in incubators up 7%, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Eggs in Incubators on March 1 Up 7 Percent

Turkey eggs in incubators on March 1, 2006, in the United States totaled 29.9 million, up 7 percent from March 1 a year ago. Eggs in incubators were 1 percent below the February 1, 2006 total of 30.1 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 3 percent, West North Central up 5 percent, North and South Atlantic up 21 percent, and South Central and West combined, down 10 percent.

Poults Placed During February Up 9 Percent From Last Year

The 23.3 million poults placed during February 2006 in the United States were up 9 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago. Placements were down 4 percent from January 2006.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 5 percent, West North Central up 9 percent, North and South Atlantic up 23 percent, South Central and West were down 10 percent from last year.

Turkey Poults Placed
United States, 2004 - 2006


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

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