USDA’s February Chickens and Eggs report showed broiler hatch up one percent year-over-year.

Broiler-type chicks hatched during January 2023 totaled 847 million, up one percent from January 2022. Eggs in incubators totaled 718 million on February 1, 2023, up slightly from a year ago.

Leading breeders placed 8.47 million broiler-type pullet chicks for future domestic hatchery supply flocks during January 2023, up seven percent from January 2022.

The full Chickens and Eggs report can be found here.