USDA’s March Chickens and Eggs report showed broiler hatch increased one percent from a year ago.

Broiler-type chicks hatched during February 2023 totaled 763 million, up one percent from February 2022. Eggs in incubators totaled 723 million on March 1, 2023, up one percent from a year ago.

Leading breeders placed 8.25 million broiler-type pullet chicks for future domestic hatchery supply flocks during February 2023, down three percent from February 2022.

The full Chickens and Eggs report can be found here.