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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
15 August 2008, at 9:12am

US - Turkey poults hatched were up slightly from last year but the number of eggs in incubators and net poults placed were down, reports the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Eggs in Incubators on August 1 Down 5 Percent from Last Year

Turkey eggs in incubators on August 1, 2008, in the United States totaled 31.9 million, down 5 percent from August 1, 2007. Eggs in incubators were down 3 percent from the July 1, 2008 total of 32.8 million eggs. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 7 percent, West North Central down 4 percent, North and South Atlantic down 3 percent, and South Central and West down 8 percent.

Poults Hatched During July Up 1 Percent from Last Year

Turkey poults hatched during July 2008, in the United States totaled 27.5 million, up 1 percent from July 2007. Poults hatched were up 5 percent from June 2008 total of 26.2 million poults. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central up slightly, West North Central down 3 percent, North and South Atlantic up 4 percent, and South Central and West up 3 percent.

Net Poults Placed During July Down 2 Percent from Last Year

The 26.8 million net poults placed during July 2008 in the United States were down 2 percent from the number placed during the same month a year earlier. Net placements were up 5 percent from the June 2008 total of 25.6 million.

Further Reading

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5m Editor