Broiler/Fryer: Weekly Fryers Available for Marketing (Wed)
NW_PY015
Des Moines, IA          Wed. Dec 06, 2017          USDA Market News

Broiler/Fryer: Weekly Fryers Available for Marketing (Wed)

Based on the preliminary chick placements, the number of fryers
available for marketing during the week ending 13-Jan-18 is
estimated at 155.7 million head.  This compares to 155.8
million head the previous week and to 159.4 million head the
same week a year ago, when the slaughter was 165.0 million head
and the national weighted average price was 84.03 cents per pound.

SOURCE: USDA AMS Poultry Programs, Market News & Analysis
        Des Moines, IA     515.284.4460   email: DESM.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
        http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/NW_PY015.txt

Prepared: 06-Dec-17 02:25 PM C CW