Broiler/Fryer: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers
USDA - Fri Dec 07, 10:54AM CST
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Des Moines, IA          Fri. Dec 07, 2018          USDA Market News

BROILER/FRYER: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers

               Estimated          Actual         Avg. Wt.         Actual Avg. Wt.
                   (1,000)       (1,000)                         (1,000)
                   12/07   12/06   12/05   12/04   12/05   12/04   11/30   11/28
Alabama            3,951   3,981   4,059   4,090    5.63    5.68   3,915    5.69
Arkansas           5,405   4,997   4,855   4,749    5.84    5.79   4,490    6.03
Delmarva           2,586   2,234   2,241   2,245    6.85    6.98   2,650    7.04
KY-LA-TN           2,347   2,357   2,199   2,367    5.27    5.44   2,374    5.49
Mississippi        2,678   2,834   2,864   2,895    6.29    6.36   2,595    6.29
North Carolina     2,414   2,945   3,030   3,129    8.02    8.12   4,026    8.15
Texas              2,771   2,555   2,457   2,537    6.70    6.81   3,025    6.81
Total             22,152  21,903  21,705  22,012    6.31    6.38  23,075    6.44
Mon-Friday       110,094 (A)                                     110,080 (A)
Saturday           2,111 (included in total for date shown)        2,274

(A) Weekly cumulative for states listed above.
Broiler-fryer slaughter under federal inspection for 07-Dec-18 and 08-Dec-18
is estimated to be 33,714,000 head down 4.29 percent from a week ago
and up 4.8 percent from a year ago.
(Last week 35,224,000, last year 32,173,000)

Weekly broiler-fryer slaughter under federal inspection for the week ending
08-Dec-18 is estimated to be 166,917,000 head up 0.85
percent from a week ago, and up 2.17 percent from a year ago.
(Last week 165,509,000, last year 163,366,000) Actual data incorporated when available.

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: 07-Dec-18 10:46 AM C JG