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Monthly US Turkey Hatchery Report

by 5m Editor
17 November 2008, at 7:55a.m.

US - Turkey eggs in incubators down 12 per cent, report the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

Eggs in Incubators on November 1 Down 12 Per Cent from Last Year

Turkey eggs in incubators on November 1, 2008, in the United States totaled 27.5 million, down 12 percent from November 1, 2007. Eggs in incubators were down 4 percent from the October 1, 2008 total of 28.7 million eggs. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 8 percent, West North Central down 13 percent, North and South Atlantic down 4 percent, and South Central and West down 35 percent.

Poults Hatched During October Down 10 Percent from Last Year

Turkey poults hatched during October 2008, in the United States totaled 23.3 million, down 10 percent from October 2007. Poults hatched were down 2 percent from September 2008 total of 23.7 million poults. Regional changes from the previous year were: East North Central down 9 percent, West North Central down 8 percent, North and South Atlantic down 4 percent, and South Central and West down 33 percent.

Net Poults Placed During October Down 12 Per Cent from Last Year

The 22.2 million net poults placed during October 2008 in the United States were down 12 percent from the number placed during the same month a year earlier. Net placements were down 1 percent from the September 2008 total of 22.5 million.

Further Reading

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5m Editor