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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
15 January 2007, at 10:58am

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

Eggs in Incubators on January 1 Up 5 Percent from Last Year
Turkey eggs in incubators on January 1, 2007, in the United States totaled 31.2 million, up 5 percent from January 1, 2006. Eggs in incubators were up 7 percent from the December 1, 2006 total of 29.2 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 9 percent, West North Central up 6 percent, North and South Atlantic up 5 percent, and South Central and West down 5 percent.

Poults Placed During December Down Slightly from Last Year
The 23.6 million poults placed during December 2006 in the United States were down slightly from the number placed during the same month a year earlier. Placements were up 1 percent from the November 2006 total of 23.4 million. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 2 percent, West North Central down 7 percent, North and South Atlantic up 4 percent, and South Central and West up 13 percent.

Turkey Poults Placed
United States, 2004-2006

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