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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
15 June 2007, at 8:34am

US - Eggs in incubators up 2%, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Eggs in Incubators on June 1 Up 2 Percent from Last Year

Turkey eggs in incubators on June 1, 2007, in the United States totaled 32.5 million, up 2 percent from June 1, 2006. Eggs in incubators were down 1 percent from the May 1, 2007 total of 32.9 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 3 percent, West North Central up 2 percent, North and South Atlantic up 4 percent, and South Central and West up 4 percent.

Poults Hatched During May Up 5 Percent from Last Year

Turkey poults hatched during May 2007, in the United States totaled 27.4 million, up 5 percent from May 2006. Poults hatched were up 4 percent from April 2007 total of 26.4 million poults.

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

Net Poults Placed During May Up 6 Percent from Last Year

The 27.2 million net poults placed during May 2007 in the United States were up 6 percent from the number placed during the same month a year earlier. Net placements were up 5 percent from the April 2007 total of 26.0 million.

Turkey Net Poultry Placements
United States 2005 - 2007



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