USDA’s June Chickens and Eggs report showed broiler hatch decreased one percent from May 2022.

Broiler-type chicks hatched during May 2023 totaled 847 million, down one percent from May 2022. Eggs in incubators totaled 731 million on June 1, 2023, up slightly from a year ago.

Leading breeders placed 8.64 million broiler-type pullet chicks for future domestic hatchery supply flocks during May 2023, up two percent from May 2022.

The full report can be found here.