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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

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

US - Turkey eggs in incubators up 5%, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report - US - Turkey eggs in incubators up 5%, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Eggs in Incubators on May 1 Up 5 Percent

Turkey eggs in incubators on May 1, 2006, in the United States totaled 30.9 million, up 5 percent from May 1 a year ago. Eggs in incubators were up 2 percent from the April 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 2 percent, North and South Atlantic up 17 percent, and South Central and West combined, down 6 percent.

Poults Placed During April Up 1 Percent From Last Year

The 23.9 million poults placed during April 2006 in the United States were up 1 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago. Placements were 3 percent below March 2006.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 7 percent, West North Central down 6 percent, North and South Atlantic up 11 percent, and South Central and West were down 4 percent.

Turkey Poults Placed
United States, 2004 - 2006


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Source: USDA NASS - Turkey Hatchery Report - 12th May 2006

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