International: Weekly US/Canadian Live Poultry Slaughtered Under Federal Inspection (Fri)
NW_PY007
Des Moines, IA          Fri. Sep 14, 2018          USDA Market News

International: Weekly U.S./Canadian Live Poultry Slaughtered Under Inspection (Fri

Week ending            8-Sep-18
                               U.S. fowl slaughtered domestically

                       Light               Heavy                 Total
                       Hens                 Hens                 Hens
                    -----------------Thousands----------------------
Head                      1,088               1,477                  2,565

Head sltr Comparisons
Last Week                 1,069               1,694                  2,763
Same week yr ago            919               1,367                  2,286
To-date/2018*            38,407              57,028                 95,435
To-date/2017*            46,655              52,457                 99,112

                               U.S. fowl slaughtered in Canada

                       Light               Heavy                 Total
                       Hens                 Hens                 Hens
                    -----------------Thousands----------------------
Head                        194                   0                    194

Head sltr Comparisons
Last Week                   215                   0                    215
Same week yr ago            225                   0                    225
To-date/2018*            10,467                   8                 10,475
To-date/2017*            10,889                   8                 10,897
Data Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, AISD, AID, Poultry Section

                    Total U.S. fowl slaughtered in the U.S. and Canada

                       Light               Heavy                 Total
                       Hens                 Hens                 Hens
                    -----------------Thousands----------------------
Head                      1,282               1,477                  2,759

Head sltr Comparisons
Last Week                 1,284               1,694                  2,978
Same week yr ago          1,144               1,367                  2,511
To-date/2018*            48,874              57,036                105,910
To-date/2017*            57,544              52,465                110,009

*Note: Year to-date totals reflect comparable time periods.

SOURCE: USDA AMS Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News
        Des Moines, IA     515.284.4460  email: DESM.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
        http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/NW_PY007.txt

Prepared: 14-Sep-18 07:34 AM C JG