U.S. total broiler slaughter data for the week ending April 2 is estimated by USDA’s Poultry Market News Service to be 162,220,000 broilers, a 4-percent change from the same week a year earlier.  This 4-percent change in slaughter compares with a 1-percent increase in eggs set in 19 states, 10 weeks earlier, and a 2-percent increase in chicks placed 7 weeks earlier in 19 states.

Eggs Set, Chick Placed, and Slaughtered Report
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