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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
17 March 2008, at 8:21am

US - Turkey eggs in incubators up two per cent, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

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

Turkey eggs in incubators on March 1, 2008, in the United States totaled 31.9 million, up 2 percent from March 1, 2007. Eggs in incubators were up 1 percent from the February 1, 2008 total of 31.5 million eggs. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 7 percent, West North Central unchanged, North and South Atlantic up 7 percent, and South Central and West up 8 percent.

Poults Hatched During February Up 4 Percent from Last Year

Turkey poults hatched during February 2008, in the United States totaled 25.8 million, up 4 percent from February 2007. Poults hatched were down 5 percent from the January 2008 total of 27.0 million poults. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up 2 percent, West North Central up 4 percent, North and South Atlantic up 12 percent, and South Central and West down 10 percent.

Net Poults Placed During February Up 3 Percent from Last Year

The 25.0 million net poults placed during February 2008 in the United States were up 3 percent from the number placed during the same month a year earlier. Net placements were down 4 percent from the January 2008 total of 26.1 million.

Turkey Net Poult Placements United States 2006 - 2008

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