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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
14 September 2007, at 9:50am

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

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

Turkey eggs in incubators on September 1, 2007, in the United States totaled 30.7 million, up 4 percent from September 1, 2006. Eggs in incubators were down 8 percent from the August 1, 2007 total of 33.5 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 4 percent, West North Central up 4 percent, North and South Atlantic up 14 percent, and South Central and West down 10 percent.

Poults Hatched During August Up 4 Percent from Last Year

Turkey poults hatched during August 2007, in the United States totaled 26.9 million, up 4 percent from August 2006. Poults hatched were down 1 percent from July 2007 total of 27.3 million poults.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 3 percent, West North Central up 2 percent, North and South Atlantic up 8 percent, and South Central and West up 9 percent.

Net Poults Placed During August Up 4 Percent from Last Year

The 26.8 million net poults placed during August 2007 in the United States were up 4 percent from the number placed during the same month a year earlier. Net placements were down 2 percent from the July 2007 total of 27.3 million.

Turkey Net Poult Placements
United States 2005 - 2007



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