Broiler/Fryer: Daily National Broiler Market at a Glance
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Atlanta, GA.     	Thur. Sep. 13, 2018     USDA Market News  

                                             
Broiler/Fryer:  Daily National Broiler Market at-a-Glance


Whole broiler/fryer prices are steady with strong undertones. Supplies
are sufficient for current trade needs.  Retail and foodservice demand 
is generally moderate. Floor stocks are being kept in close balance in 
preparation for hurricane Florence. Plans remain for plants reducing 
schedules in the Carolinas and Virginia. Market activity is slow to
moderate. In the parts structure, boneless skinless breasts, thigh meat
and wings is steady to firm with prices trending higher than last week; 
drums steady to instances weak; balance of white and dark items generally 
steady. Supplies of boneless skinless breasts are becoming less available
and held in stronger hands. Market activity for parts is slow to moderate. In 
production areas, live supplies are moderate at mixed but mostly desirable weights.


SOURCE: USDA LIVESTOCK, POULTRY & GRAIN MARKET NEWS DIVISION        
        Atlanta, GA    404.562.5850 email: Atlanta.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
        http://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain


Prepared: 13-Sep-18 1:56E TSB