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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
18 April 2006, at 12:00am

US - Turkey eggs in incubators up 3%, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report - US - Turkey eggs in incubators up 3%, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Eggs in Incubators on April 1 Up 3 Percent

Turkey eggs in incubators on April 1, 2006, in the United States totaled 29.9 million, up 3 percent from April 1 a year ago. Eggs in incubators were down slightly from the March 1, 2006 total of 29.9 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 2 percent, West North Central down slightly, North and South Atlantic up 12 percent, and South Central and West combined, down 6 percent.

Poults Placed During March Up 6 Percent From Last Year

The 24.7 million poults placed during March 2006 in the United States were up 6 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago. Placements were also up 6 percent from February 2006.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 9 percent, West North Central up 2 percent, North and South Atlantic up 17 percent, and South Central and West were down 12 percent.

Turkey Poults Placed
United States, 2004 - 2006


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Source: USDA NASS - Turkey Hatchery Report - 18th April 2006

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