Broiler/Fryer: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers
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Des Moines, IA          Mon. Apr 16, 2018          USDA Market News

BROILER/FRYER: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers

             Estimate          Actual         Avg. Wt.         Actual         Avg. Wt.
              (1,000)         (1,000)                         (1,000)
                04/16           04/12           04/12           04/09           04/05
Alabama         3,765           3,673            5.33            3,810           5.51
Arkansas        4,641           4,692            5.87            4,517           5.83
Delmarva        2,310           2,080            6.66            2,202           6.66
KY-LA-TN        2,387           2,315            5.56            2,328           5.34
Mississippi     2,751           2,560            6.23            2,890           6.15
North Carolin   3,126           3,065            7.76            3,018           7.79
Texas           2,543           2,484            6.60            2,588           6.50
Total          21,523          20,869            6.23           21,353           6.20
Mon            21,523 (A)                                       21,353(A)

(A) Weekly cumulative for states listed above.
Broiler-fryer slaughter under federal inspection for 16-Apr-18
is estimated to be 32,756,000 up 2.23 percent from a week ago
and up 10.5 percent from a year ago.
(last week 32,042,000 last year 29,638,000)

SOURCE: USDA Livestock, Poultry, & Grain Market News
        Des Moines, IA          515.284.4460        email:  desm.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
        http://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain

Prepared: 16-Apr-18 10:35 AM C JG