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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
16 October 2006, at 5:19pm

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

Eggs in Incubators on October 1 Up 12 Percent From Last Year

Turkey eggs in incubators on October 1, 2006, in the United States totaled 29.8 million, up 12 percent from October 1, 2005. Eggs in incubators were up 1 percent from the September 1, 2006 total of 29.5 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 8 percent, West North Central up 7 percent, North and South Atlantic up 16 percent, and South Central and West up 28 percent.

Poults Placed During September Up 2 Percent From Last Year

The 23.2 million poults placed during September 2006 in the United States were up 2 percent from the number placed during the same month a year earlier. Placements were 7 percent below August 2006.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 9 percent, West North Central down 2 percent, North and South Atlantic up 5 percent, and South Central and West up 1 percent.

Turkey Poults Placed
United States, 2004 - 2006


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