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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
14 November 2007, at 11:14am

US - Turkey eggs in incubators up 3% from last year, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Eggs in Incubators on December 1 Up 3 Percent from Last Year

Turkey eggs in incubators on December 1, 2007 in the United States totaled 30.3 million, up 3 percent from December 1, 2006. Eggs in incubators were down 3 percent from the November 1, 2007 total of 31.1 million eggs.

Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 9 percent, West North Central up 7 percent, North and South Atlantic up 8 percent, and South Central and West down slightly.

Poults Hatched During November Up 8 Percent from Last Year

Turkey poults hatched during November 2007 in the United States totaled 25.8 million, up 8 percent from November 2006. Poults hatched were up slightly from October 2007. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 1 percent, West North Central up 6 percent, North and South Atlantic up 12 percent, and South Central and West up 14 percent.

Net Poults Placed During November Up 5 Percent from Last Year

The 25.1 million net poults placed during November 2007 in the United States were up 5 percent from the number placed during the same month a year earlier. Net placements were down 1 percent from the October 2007 total of 25.2 million.


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