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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
14 September 2006, at 1:19pm

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

Eggs in Incubators on September 1 Up 5 Percent From Last Year

Turkey eggs in incubators on September 1, 2006, in the United States totaled 29.5 million, up 5 percent from September 1 a year ago. Eggs in incubators were down 4 percent from the August 1, 2006 total of 30.8 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 5 percent, West North Central up 3 percent, North and South Atlantic up 7 percent, and South Central and West combined, up 5 percent.

Poults Placed During August Up 5 Percent From Last Year

The 25.1 million poults placed during August 2006 in the United States were up 5 percent from the number placed during the same month a year ago. Placements were 2 percent below July 2006.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 2 percent, West North Central up 5 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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