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Poultry Slaughter Figures Rise

6 September 2012, at 7:53am

UK - UK broiler chick placings were 2.6 per cent higher than July 2011 at 89 million birds and UK turkey placings were 17 per cent higher than July 2011 at 2.6 million birds, according to the latest figures from the Department of Environment Food and Rural Affairs.

The Defra report shows that UK broiler slaughterings were 2.6 per cent higher than July 2011 at 86 million birds. UK turkey slaughterings were 5.6 per cent higher than July 2011 at 1.3 million birds.

UK poultry meat production was 152,000 tonnes, 2.9 per cent higher than July 2011.

Further Reading

- You can view the full report by clicking here.