Broiler/Fryer: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers
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Des Moines, IA          Wed. Oct 09, 2019          USDA Market News

BROILER/FRYER: Daily Estimated Slaughter of Broiler/Fryers

               Estimated             ACTUAL      Avg. Wt.         Actual Avg. Wt.
                   (1,000)       (1,000)                         (1,000)
                   10/09   10/08   10/07   10/04   10/07   10/04   10/02   09/30
Alabama            4,240   4,279   4,362   4,227    5.63    5.45   4,305    5.60
Arkansas           5,108   5,071   4,946   5,384    6.21    5.98   4,785    6.21
Delmarva           2,255   2,249   2,275   2,200    6.94    6.77   2,276    7.11
KY-LA-TN           2,217   2,427   2,465   3,077    5.85    5.39   2,406    5.79
Mississippi        2,847   2,799   2,918   2,817    6.54    6.34   2,943    6.80
North Carolina     3,573   3,598   3,501   3,785    8.36    8.15   3,424    8.47
Texas              2,845   2,843   2,759   2,724    6.90    6.65   2,788    6.79
Total             23,085  23,266  23,226  24,214    6.58    6.34  22,927    6.62
Mon-Wed           69,331 (A)                                      69,197 (A)

(A) Weekly cumulative for states listed above.
Broiler-fryer slaughter under federal inspection for 09-Oct-19
is estimated to be 35,133,000 head up 2.12 percent from a week ago
and up 9.9 percent from a year ago.
(Last week 34,404,000, last year 31,958,000)

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: 09-Oct-19 12:28 PM C CMB