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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
16 November 2006, at 9:56am

US - Turkey eggs in incubators up 9%, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Eggs in Incubators on November 1 Up 9 Percent From Last Year

Turkey eggs in incubators on November 1, 2006, in the United States totaled 29.9 million, up 9 percent from November 1, 2005. Eggs in incubators were down 1 percent from the October 1, 2006 total of 30.3 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 9 percent, West North Central up 7 percent, North and South Atlantic up 14 percent, and South Central and West up 4 percent.

Poults Placed During October Up 15 Percent From Last Year

The 24.7 million poults placed during October 2006 in the United States were up 15 percent from the number placed during the same month a year earlier. Placements were up 6 percent from the September 2006 total of 23.4 million.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 20 percent, West North Central up 12 percent, North and South Atlantic up 14 percent, and South Central and West up 27 percent.

Turkey Poults Placed
United States, 2004 - 2006


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