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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
15 October 2007, at 9:20am

US - Turkey eggs in incubators up 1% slightly from last year, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Eggs in Incubators on October 1 Up Slightly from Last Year

Turkey eggs in incubators on October 1, 2007 in the United States totaled 30.2 million, up slightly from October 1, 2006. Eggs in incubators were down 2 percent from the September 1, 2007 total of 30.9 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 12 percent, West North Central up 7 percent, North and South Atlantic up slightly, and South Central and West down 2 percent.

Poults Hatched During September Up 1 Percent from Last Year

Turkey poults hatched during September 2007 in the United States totaled 24.3 million, up 1 percent from September 2006. Poults hatched were down 10 percent from the August 2007 total of 26.9 million poults.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 8 percent, West North Central up 1 percent, North and South Atlantic up 7 percent, and South Central and West down 5 percent.

Net Poults Placed During September Up 3 Percent from Last Year

The 24.2 million net poults placed during September 2007 in the United States were up 3 percent from the number placed during the same month a year earlier. Net placements were down 9 percent from the August 2007 total of 26.5 million.



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