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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
14 April 2007, at 12:35pm

US - Turkey eggs in incubators up 4%, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Eggs in Incubators on April 1 Up 4 Percent from Last Year

Turkey eggs in incubators in the United States on April 1, 2007 totaled 31.5 million, up 4 percent from April 1, 2006. Eggs in incubators were up 1 percent from the March 1, 2007 total of 31.2 million eggs. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 1 percent, West North Central up 9 percent, North and South Atlantic up 2 percent, and South Central and West up 1 percent.

Eggs Hatched During March Up 4 Percent from Last Year

Turkey eggs hatched in the United States during March 2007 totaled 26.8 million, up 4 percent from March 2006. Eggs hatched were up 8 percent from the February 2007 total of 24.7 million poults. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 4 percent, West North Central up 6 percent, North and South Atlantic up 2 percent, and South Central and West up 4 percent.

Net Poults Placed During March Up 6 Percent from Last Year

The 26.6 million net poults placed during March 2007 in the United States were up 6 percent from the number placed during the same month a year earlier. Net placements were up 10 percent from the February 2007 total of 24.2 million.

Turkey Poults Placed
United States, 2005 - 2007




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